Zenetex LLC

Senior Computer Programmer

Posted Date 4 days ago(5/20/2020 11:41 AM)
Job ID
2020-3213
# of Openings
1
Job Location
US-FL-Orlando
Category
Information Technology

Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of Federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. “Because Service Matters” is our corporate cultural philosophy that brings total focus to both our employees and our customers. A brand new (five year) contract award has created the opportunity for a Senior Computer Programmer to support a NAVAIR customer in Orlando, FL. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a brand new DoD initiative!  

Description

  • Design, develop, implement, and document Modeling and Simulation (M&S) systems, software, research efforts, and related processes including training systems interoperability and identify research requirements and methods to improve current systems and processes in performing the following work:
  • Develop software using high order languages that is efficient, readable and well documented.
  • Prepare reports describing status of software under development.
  • 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 projects. Provide alternative design approaches with trade-off 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 software design and conduct code reviews.
  • Monitor and adhere to the software configuration management processes.
  • Identify problems encountered in software development and provide recommendations that resolve these problems.
  • Develop test plans and provide support in performing examinations and acceptance testing
  • 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 objectives.
  • Monitor and assess software development status and provide support in resolving related programmatic issues.

Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent engineering degree is required 
  • Effective and professional written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to work independently

Preferred: 

  • 12 credit hours (or equivalent) coursework specializing in computer hardware and software (e.g., software design and engineering, system architecture, data structures, networks, operating system, digital design and real-time systems)
  • 7 years of programming experience in software development associated with modeling and simulation within the training and training systems domains
  • 7 years of experience in each of the following technical areas preferred:
  • Using scripting languages (JavaScript, VBScript, Python), object oriented programming, eXtensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Utilizing software development processes and diagnostic tools
  • Software development hosted in an SELinux environment
  • Software development using Distributed Interactive Simulation (DOS) and High Level Architecture (HLA) standards
  • Experience with software engineering functions such as, requirements analysis and definition, configuration management, quality assurance, unit and system level testing, reliability and maintainabilty, cost estimating, risk analysis/assessment, and human factors
  • Experience utilizing current and emerging software development methodologies, processes, and life-cycle models (e.g., CMM, CMMI, IEEE12207, Waterfall, and Spiral)
  • Experience defining, implementing, collecting, and analyzing software related metrics
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (JavaScript, VBScript, Python), object oriented programming, eXtensible Markup Language (XML)
  • Experience developing software using Distributed Interactive Simulation (DOS) and High Level Architecture (HLA) standards

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and a DoD Top Secret Clearance with eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or Federal Investigation Standard Tier 5 (T5) or Tier 5 Reinvestigation within the last 6 years

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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