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Computer Scientist III - JSE Las Vegas, NV

Company: JT3
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

COMPUTERSNevada - Nellis AFB / North Las Vegas


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.

JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES - Provides software and systems engineering services, generally within a work unit or group.

* Advises team and project managers on technical problems.
* Interacts with customers and project managers on a regular basis.
* Works independently of direct supervision on projects of high complexity.
* Uses judgment and initiative in developing complex analytical and computational technologies and methodologies for solving problems, which may be technically unique to the industry.
* Interprets customer requirements, develops and analyzes the most appropriate approach to solve technical problems.
* Develops the design of the system/software and the associated design documentation. Prepares and conducts design reviews.
* Implements the design through software coding or hardware and documents the implementation appropriately.
* Plans and executes unit, integration, and systems testing.
* Participates in the maintenance and sustainment activities of the system/software.
* May provide work direction or other guidance to lower level technical staff.
* Establishes and maintains positive customer relations.
* May support pursuit of new business efforts, lead proposal efforts, and act as a technical consultant.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


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.


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.


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.


The incumbent must have a Bachelor's Degree in an associated discipline and at least 4 years of related experience or have a Master's Degree in an associated discipline and at least 2 years of experience, or a PhD in an associated discipline. Incumbent must possess effective oral and written communication skills. Must have experience with computer based systems and applications. Must have programming skills in languages used for job specific programming tasks, and familiarization with the application of industry standard hardware and software design and documentation techniques. Applicant must have experience with systems engineering and software development lifecycles. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. Must be a U.S. citizen.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel 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.

Tasking is in support of a Federal Government Contract that requires U. S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license, or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment.

SCC: JSD12, A1412TW

Keywords: JT3, North Las Vegas , Computer Scientist III - JSE Las Vegas, NV, IT / Software / Systems , North Las Vegas, Nevada

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