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Hardware & Software Developer / Modeling & Sim Analyst Sr

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Job ID: 2314879
Location: SAN ANTONIO, TX, United States
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Mod/Sim Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a unique candidate with both HW and SW experience; this position is based out of Randolph AFB in San Antonio, TX.  (This is an onsite position)

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Hardware/Software Developer to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in designing, developing, and maintaining software and hardware solutions for flight simulation, research, and virtual reality applications. If you are passionate about aviation, love to explore uncharted territories in technology, and thrive in a collaborative and innovative environment, we want you on our team.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain software and hardware systems for flight simulation, research, and virtual reality applications.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, designers, and domain experts, to design and implement cutting-edge solutions.
Research and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in flight simulation, virtual reality, and related technologies.
Contribute to the development of immersive and realistic flight simulation experiences, ensuring high fidelity and accuracy.
Optimize existing software and hardware systems to improve performance and user experience.
Troubleshoot and debug software and hardware issues, providing timely resolutions.
Create and maintain documentation for software and hardware components, including user manuals and technical guides.
Participate in design reviews, code reviews, and quality assurance processes to ensure the highest quality deliverables.
Collaborate with customers, partners, and end-users to gather requirements and feedback for continuous improvement.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's and five (5) years experience; or relevant years of experience in lieu of degree

IATII certification such as Security+ or SSCP

Proven experience in software and hardware development, with a strong focus on flight simulation and virtual reality applications.

Proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Python, and Java.

Knowledge of 3D modeling and simulation tools like Unity, Unreal Engine, or similar platforms.

Familiarity with hardware components used in virtual reality systems (e.g., VR headsets, motion tracking devices)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with real-time physics simulation and modeling.
Knowledge of aerospace and aviation industry standards.
Familiarity with motion platforms and flight control systems.
Understanding of how to reach out to vendors and develop solutions

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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