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Computer Scientist III - JSE Nellis AFB, NV

Company: Amentum
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.**RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION**A Computer Scientist III provides software and systems engineering services, generally within a work unit or group.Employee will be responsible to perform the following functions/duties:+ Advise team and project managers on technical problems+ Interact with customers and project managers on a regular basis+ Work independently of direct supervision on projects of high complexity+ Use judgment and initiative in developing complex analytical and computational technologies and methodologies for solving problems, which may be technically unique to the industry+ Interpret customer requirements and develop and analyze the most appropriate approach to solve technical problems+ Develop design of system/software and associated design documentation+ Prepare and conduct design reviews+ Implement design through software coding or hardware and appropriately document the design implementation+ Plan and execute unit, integration, and system testing+ Participate in maintenance and sustainment activities of system/software+ Provide work direction or other guidance to subordinate technical staff+ Establish and maintain positive customer relations+ May support pursuit of new business efforts, lead proposal efforts, and act as a technical consultantPerform other job-related duties, as required**OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES**Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.**WORKING CONDITIONS**Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.**REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE**One of the following educational requirements must be met for this position:1. A bachelor's degree in an associated discipline and a minimum of 4 years of related experience2. A master's degree in an associated discipline and a minimum of 2 years of experience3. A PhD in an associated disciplineIn addition, a Computer Scientist III must possess the following qualifications:+ Experience with computer-based systems and applications+ Programming skills in languages used for job-specific programming tasks+ Familiarity with the application of industry standard hardware and software design and documentation techniques+ Experience with systems engineering and software development lifecycles+ Effective oral and written communication skills+ Good planning/organizational skills**DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS**+ Proficient in C++, Python, Linux or similar programming languages.+ Knowledge and understanding of Windows, Linux and any related operating systems, SQL databases.+ Knowledge with software modeling and simulation integrating one or more of the following: sensors, electronic warfare systems, communication links, databases, aircraft, threat models, databases and weapons systems.+ Knowledge with integrating software and modeling environments consisting of digital and analog processors, cockpit displays and controls, mechanical and electrical interfaces and flight program software.+ Knowledge with testing, deployment, configuration management and software sustainment. Background with coding or modeling using MIL-STD-1760 or 1553 data bus characteristics along with experience with Air-to Air and Air to ground weapons desired.+ Coding and modeling of weapons data links and GPS characteristics desired.**DISCLAIMER**The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of persons so classified.SCC: JSD12, A1412TWJT4 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), national origin, military status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. The Company provides reasonable accomodations/modifications to disabled individuals to assist in the hiring process and to qualified individuals with disabilities in the performance of essential job functions, in accordance with federal, state and local law. If you need assistance in completing this application, please contact Revruiting and Staffing as (702)275-5525

Keywords: Amentum, North Las Vegas , Computer Scientist III - JSE Nellis AFB, NV, IT / Software / Systems , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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