NGTS VTTC Software Engineer Developer Journeyman - 13092

Full Time

    Job Description

    Requisition Number: 13092

    Required Travel: 0 - 10%

    Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

    Hours Per Week: 40

    Security Clearance: Top Secret

    Level of Experience: Mid

    Job Description

    Mission Technologies, a Division of HII is seeking a software developer to support Modeling, Simulation and Training at the Virtual Test and Training Center (VTTC), Nellis AFB, NV. The individual's primary responsibility will center on NAVAIR's Next Generation Threat System (NGTS), a product that provides constructive entities to the battlespace simulation. NGTS is a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research and development. The individual will rely on their technical acumen and experience to develop, configure, operate and enhance the function of NGTS in a simulation and training environment.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    Developing software for an advanced synthetic training environment. This software is integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats. Support software development, software integration, customer training and demonstrations.
    • Demonstrates a knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns, and object-oriented software design.
    • Evaluate and review C++ language code Programming using C++, Python 3, HTML.
    • Develops parallel processes, threading, process communication.
    • Develops web-based applications using development technology.
    • Collaborates with team members to design future enhancements.
    • Familiarity with time-series analysis a plus.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Degrees in Engineering, Math, and Physics may qualify with at least 1 year of C++ experience.
    • Three (3) years of practical experience in software engineering preferably associated with modeling and simulation within the training and training systems domains.
    • Demonstrated experience with C++ object-oriented software design and development.
    • Able to successfully manage competing tasks and priorities.
    • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills.
    • Must be able to work in a team environment.
    • Must have an active DoD Top Secret security clearance.
    • Must be a US citizen.

    Preferred Requirements

    • Experience with NGTS programming
    • Experience with scripting, database, and programming in Python 3, and HTML
    • Experience contributing to the system design or architecture of new and current systems.
    • Experience with Agile software practices.
    • Experience supporting Special Access Program (SAP) efforts.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

    Physical Requirements

    Adequate visual acuity and manual dexterity for meeting the requirements Software Engineer family.

    HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

    HII's Mission Technologies division develops integrated solutions that enable today's connected, all-domain force. Capabilities include C5ISR systems and operations; the application of AI and machine learning to battlefield decisions; defensive and offensive cyberspace strategies and EW; unmanned, autonomous systems; LVC solutions; platform modernization; and critical nuclear operations. Together, HII's domain expertise and advanced technologies support mission partners anywhere around the globe. For more information, visit

    HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.