Software Engineer - Simulation

Orlando, FL
Open: 2019-04-04

Our client is well established in the Simulation & Training community. They work on a variety of government programs to develop hardware and software solutions for the defense community. Due to a large contract win, they are seeking several Software Engineers.

Job Summary

Software engineers are responsible for the design, development, maintenance, and documentation of software applications. A software engineer is expected to be able to apply industry best practices to a problem space to develop an optimal solution in new or existing codebases.

Candidates must be able to obtain a DOD Secret clearance.


  • Makes targeted modifications to existing software applications as well as develop new components and systems as requirements dictate.
  • Defines their work in both requirements and industry standard methods.
  • Performs unit tests of their work and adhere to applicable coding standards.
  • Leverages internal reuse and Open Source Software to the extent allowed to minimize cost and maximize productivity.
  • Maintains a schedule related to assigned task status and completion dates.
  • Implementation and application of sound configuration management processes and adherence to software CM and development policy and procedures.
  • Understands and adheres to cost and schedule targets established during the program design phase.
  • Responsible for establishing, conducting, and documenting software testing based on customer requirements.
  • Works on the overall design and development of software products as well as software applications.


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field. Substitutions: Four (4) years of professional experience can be substituted for two (2) years of the educational requirements.
  • Unmanaged software language experience required.
  • Object oriented software language experience required.
  • Configuration management tools experience required.
  • Experience with building to requirements and/or synthesizing requirements required.
  • Experience in software design languages required.

Essential Mental Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills for documentation, intra-team, and interdisciplinary communication.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Basic math skills including linear algebra.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documentation.
  • Ability to analyze problems using scientific and logical thinking.

Essential Physical Requirements.

  • Equipment/Software/Tools Used
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook)
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Atlassian Confluence
  • JAMA
  • Development Environments such as: Visual Studio, GNU make, Eclipse