Zenetex LLC

Computer Programmer II - WSIL Lab

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 1:28 PM)
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Zenetex specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We have an opportunity on our team in Orlando, FL for an experienced computer programmer. The candidate shall design, develop, implement, and document Modeling and Simulation (M&S) systems, software, research efforts, and related processes including system interoperability. The candidate shall identify research requirements and methods to improve current systems and processes.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop software using high order languages that is efficient, readable, and well documented
  • Prepare reports describing status of software under development
  • Monitor the progress of training system Contractors during computer systems, software and/or equipment development and procurement. Test and install the procured item(s) upon receipt for compliance with procurement and design requirements
  • Solve problems that arise during the development or modification of simulation related real-time computational systems
  • Analyze requirements and prepare a software design approach for proposed training system(s). Provide alternative design approaches with trade­off analyses and risk assessments
  • Develop cost and lead-time estimates for the software to be developed
  • Prepare budgets and plans for purchase and maintenance of software to be developed
  • Conduct analyses to ensure that software designs are cost effective and satisfy requirements
  • Develop engineering specifications detailing design, expected performance, testing, and provisions for software acceptance
  • Review training system Contractor's design approach, criteria, and design reports
  • Review software design and conduct code reviews
  • Monitor and adhere to the software configuration management practices
  • Become familiar with external Contractor's procedures and controls for software development to effectively monitor and assess the software development effort
  • Identify problems encountered in software development and provide recommendations that resolve these problems
  • Develop test plans and when needed, provide CSS in performing examinations and acceptance tests.
  • Actively maintain and enhance job related knowledge and skills in M&S, software development techniques, state-of-the-art computer architectures, emerging technologies, and other software development areas
  • Apply decision analysis techniques to ensure that the engineering approach is cost effective and satisfies the training objectives
  • Monitor and assess software development status and provide CSS personnel to provide support in resolving related programmatic issues

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in electronics or computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent
  • At least three (3) years of practical experience in software development associated with modeling and simulation within the training and training systems domains
  • Experience in authoring programming languages that include Assembly, C, C++, Microsoft .Net (C#, VB), and Java. Operating Systems will include Microsoft Windows, as well as various UNIX flavors, such as Linux
  • Experienced in authoring scripting languages (JavaScript, VB Script, and Python. LUA, etc.), object-oriented programming, XML, ASP, ASP.Net and HTML
  • Experienced in using software development and diagnostic tools on the supported NAWCTSD program
  • Formal training in M&S techniques desired but not required
  • Knowledge in a wide range of non‑engineering, non‑scientific information in the form of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Military Standards, DOD/DON/NAVAIR policies, directives, and instructions and knowledge in the application of these documents to assignments
  • Knowledge of and experience in software engineering principles and development, especially in complex systems design
  • Experience and education directly related to scientific programming applications, including math model development, is necessary to support the research of emerging technologies

Security Clearance

  • This position requires an Active Secret Clearance

Zenetex is an Equal Opportunity/ affirmative action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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