Jr. Software Developer (C/C++/Java) Job
Date: May 2, 2013
Location: Norfolk, VA, US
SAIC ‘s Defense and Maritime Solutions Business Unit currently has a fully funded opening for a Jr. Software Developer (C/C++/Java). Work is expected on customer site at Norfolk Naval Station, Norfolk, VA.
The Junior Software Developer (C/C++/Java) is responsible for the life-cycle software engineering of JSAF behavior models, architecture, user interface, utilities and development environment to meet Navy Service Program Manager objectives. JSAF is a High Level Architecture (HLA) compliant simulation system and is the core simulation used in the Navy Continuous Training Environment (NCTE), as well as the core maritime simulation used in Joint events. JSAF represents combat systems, cognitive models and synthetic environment effects. The NCTE is a federation comprised of many distributed simulation systems and interfaces used to support Navy and Joint Training, as well as Navy concept development and experimentation. The JSAF Junior Developer is a contributor to the Navy Warfare Development Command's (NWDC) software engineering activities in support of Fleet Synthetic Training (FST). NWDC Software Development provides modeling and simulation application development, live, virtual and constructive systems integration support and in-service engineering support to US Fleet Forces (USFF) and the Number Fleets. The NWDC Software Development team is directly responsible, in this context, for developing and maintaining technical solutions and standards to provide the greatest level of training capability to the warfighter, at the lowest possible cost, at the fastest pace achievable.
This developer, receiving prioritized requirements from the Navy Warfare Development Command Software Development Lead, works with end users to achieve a robust, maintainable and effective simulation models, behaviors and supports the continuous improvement of the software infrastructure. The junior developer will be required to support a small team of developers and subject matter experts to develop, enhance, integrate, and support JSAF. This developer will be responsible to support the full life-cycle of software engineering for a given project, including the employment of project engineering, systems engineering and application development activities. Primary development is done on Red Hat Linux platforms using C, C++, and JAVA. Shell scripting is used to help automate tasks and query information. Subversion is the primary revision control system. Motif and GTK are the primary graphical systems used. Eclipse is used to development JAVA applications.
Required Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 5 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.
- Must be a US Citizen, able to obtain a Secret security clearance
- Excellent background in C/C++ or JAVA development is required.
On-site support required.
- Interface with customers on a daily basis.
- Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a team environment is required.
Desired Education and Experience:
- Active Secret clearance
- Related technical certifications desired
- Simulation/HLA and Modeling & Simulation experience
- Motif and GTK development experience
- Military domain experience
- Shell scripting is a plus.
- JSAF operations or development experience
- Distributed Simulation/HLA experience a plus Modeling & Simulation experience/development
- Wounded Warrior
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy & environment, health and cybersecurity. The company's approximately 41,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit www.saic.com. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Job Posting: Dec 4, 2012, 9:45:49 AM
Primary Location: United States-VA-NORFOLK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Shift: Day Job
Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads
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