CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Software Programmer in Newport News, Virginia

Software Programmer

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Category:Information Technology

City:Newport News, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0516-1807

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

Synopsis: The overall goal of the G-27 Operational Environment Training Support Center (OE TSC) facilitates and acts as the principal enabler for continuous learning across all TRADOC lines of effort through acquiring, analyzing, creating, organizing, applying and transferring data, information, and knowledge in the context of current and future operations. The OE TSC is responsible for delivering the OE to facilitate the training of deploying units on joint, national and interagency information, emerging asymmetric capabilities gleaned from world-wide operations; integrating processes, practices, concepts and materiel capabilities into Joint and Service DOTMLPF solutions; and coordinating with the training centers to provide realistic enemy and environmental signatures into models and simulations in support of realistic training. Position is located in Newport News, Virginia.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Major Duties: The incumbent serves as a Software programmer to work in a Unity 3d and Windows/SQF scripting environment. The position encompasses all aspects of software engineering: software design, development, integration, testing and documentation. The work will consist of developing multiple simulation applications to support the needs of the OE TSC Gaming and Visualizations Branch. The ability to interact directly with customers is necessary. Specific assignments are associated with distributed simulation, and will include such areas as modeling of behaviors and physical systems with real-time constraints. MS or BS in computer science, or related scientific area with computer science coursework, and stronger than average computer science skills required. The ability to work and lead in a distributed small team environment is important. Modeling & simulation experience is a plus. Experience with Military Simulations such as VBS3, OneSAF and with federations using military simulation systems is a plus. Strong communication skills important. Plans, conducts, and coordinates software development activities. Designs, develops, documents, tests, and debugs software that contains logical and mathematical solutions to business/mission problems. Applies the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the development life cycle. Applies knowledge of computer hardware, software, and subject matter to be programmed in mission applications. Information processing and gathering techniques from system users to develop software. Corrects program errors, prepares operating instructions, compiles documentation of program development, and analyzes system capabilities to resolve questions of program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques, and controls. Ensures software standards are met.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Unity 3D programming experience, C/C++ programming experience, development leadership experience, HLA/DIS development experience, and training development experience.

Experience developing networked/multi-player applications is highly desired

Must have a thorough understanding of interactive media advanced concepts include serious gaming, multi-touch screen technologies and virtual world models and simulations.

Bachelor’s degree required.

Minimum 5 years of military training and instructional design experience desired.

Excellent written and oral communications skills

SECRET clearance is required, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI).

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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