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Programmer

Job ID: 2017469
Location: DES MOINES, IA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2020
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking qualified candidates to support the US Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS) program.

AFAMS is the premier agency responsible for implementation, integration, and development of Modeling and Simulation (M&S) and training and analysis standards that support the US Air Force (USAF), Department of Defense (DoD), and mission partners requiring these capabilities to support the Warfighter in full-spectrum operations. As the lead agent for M&S within the USAF, AFAMS gathers requirements, seeks out potential solutions, and integrates legacy and emerging M&S solutions across the USAF and the DoD. The USAF has an M&S initiative that focuses on providing simulation and synthetic training as the critical capability to augment live training, act as an enabler for critical decision-making, and enhance human performance. In the current resource constrained environment, demand for M&S rises with the continuously evolving need for operational readiness and mission preparedness across the USAF, DoD, and with coalition partners. AFAMS focuses on providing innovative M&S services as the key to meeting this demand.

The role of this position is to support USAF ACC Enterprise Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) at the Air National Guard Distributed Training Operations Center (DTOC) in Des Moines, IA (telework for a highly qualified candidate). The Software Developer will:

  • USAF Training Centers require DMO scheduling assistance to develop an Event Coordination System (ECS)-like AF Enterprise scheduling system and to maximize near-term USAF DMO scheduling capabilities.
  • Program new capabilities IAW industry and government programming standards and best practices
  • Work with the DMO Scheduling Working Group to consult on levels of effort, methods, and new capability feasibility assessments
  • Create, test, and implement new DMOSS capabilities
  • Work with other software agencies with related capabilities, per government direction, to incorporate “hooks” for interoperability with relevant scheduling systems (e.g., Patriot Excalibur (PEX), Graduate Training Integration Management System (GTIMS), Central Scheduling Enterprise (CSE), Microsoft SharePoint)

Qualifications

The following skills are required:

  • Program new capabilities
    • Work with the DMO Scheduling Working Group to consult on levels of effort, methods, and new capability feasibility assessments
    • Create, test, and implement new DMOSS capabilities
    • Work with other software agencies with related capabilities, per government direction, to incorporate “hooks” for interoperability with relevant Scheduling systems(e.g., Patriot Excalibur (PEX), Graduate Training Integration Management System (GTIMS), Central Scheduling Enterprise (CSE), Microsoft SharePoint)
    • Correct reported discrepancies with DMOSS software
  • PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL
  • Familiarity with JQuery and AJAX desired
  • BS + 1 year; or BS M&S, Engineering (Electrical, Computer, Systems, Network, Software), Computer Science or IT) + 0 years; or 3 years' practical experience

No security clearance is required but you mus be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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