Software Engineer Sr

  • SAIC,
  • Huntsville, AL
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Full Time
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description


Software Engineer Senior

Job Description:

SAIC is looking for Simulation Software Engineers to join the Aviator Training Next (ATN) program. ATN is a fast-paced development environment delivering virtual reality (VR)-based training products to the US Army. Our engineers work hand-in-hand with our customer to deliver out-of-the-box training solutions, rapid prototypes and innovative user experiences that have an immediate impact on US Army aviator training. To learn more about ATN, visit

Our Simulation Software Engineers will design, develop and test software for use in a real-time simulation-based 4D training environment that incorporates virtual reality and audio and haptic feedback. The training environment uses commercially available hardware, flight simulator software, biometric devices, and AI-enabled software agents. Our engineering team creates the simulation interoperability software to integrate the environment using the DIS (IEEE 1278) protocol and multiple application programming interfaces (APIs). The team also conducts systems integration testing for the training environment, including troubleshooting and fault isolation between their software and other commercial or government-owned software.

Required Skills:

  • Experience developing C++ Windows applications using Microsoft Visual Studio

  • Experience with other software languages and IDEs, such as Java/Eclipse

  • Familiarity with DIS (IEEE 1278)

  • Experience using source control, such as Git

  • Comfortable creating new applications and modifying existing legacy/open source software and plugins

  • Experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment where your work is critical to the program s success

  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of tools to include JIRA and Confluence is a plus

  • Experience with Prepar3D s SimConnect API or Prepar3D Development Kit (PDK) is a plus


Education and Experience:

Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience


Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance


Job Posting Date: 2019-05-16 15:25:12 UTC

Primary Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL 35806 US

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC . EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 445820

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