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Senior Software Engineer

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Job ID: 2200038
Location: PATUXENT RIVER, MD, United States
Date Posted: Apr 14, 2022
Category: Software
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate need for a Senior Software Engineer to support Modeling and Simulation Enterprise Applications’ (MSEA) Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) in California, Maryland (Holly III).    

Job Description:

  • This position will require the performance of coding enhancements to a NAVAIR flight simulator application. The NGTS suite of applications delivers high fidelity flight simulators to the US warfighter as well as international customers.  This position requires extensive experience with C++, the programming language used to create the NAVAIR flight simulator. The ideal candidate will have a passion for coding C++ applications and be willing to communicate progress on tasking weekly stand ups.



Required Education:

  • BS and five (5) years of experience; four (4) years of experience in lieu of degree.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns, and object oriented software design
  • Evaluate and review using C++ programming language code
  • Develop Parallel processes, threading, process communication
  • Develop Web-based applications using development technology
  • Collaborate with team members to design future enhancements

Required Clearance:


  • Candidate must be able to obtain an interim Secret clearance prior to start date and obtain a Secret clearance once on board

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with time-series analysis
  • Familiarity with aviation related maintenance
  • Experience/interest in Python and HTML
  • Experience with flight simulators
  • Experience using Atlassian collaboration tools (Bitbucket, Jira and Confluence)
  • Experience with OpenSceneGraph (OpenGL rendering)
  • Experience with developing user interfaces


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