Leidos’ High Fidelity Simulation Business Area is responsible for architecting and implementing large-scale System of Systems solutions in support of world class simulation, training, and analysis products for the US Navy. You will get to work with state-of-the art technology developing the most sophisticated and “game changing” trainers the US Navy deploys. You will be part of a high powered, collegial, and ethical team, performing vital work that has a major impact within the US Navy. You will be constantly learning new skills and be encouraged and supported to develop the career you want to achieve. The hallmark of Leidos is empowered employees doing meaningful work. Join Leidos for a career, not just a job.
Leidos is seeking an energetic, motivated, self-starter for this technically sophisticated and challenging engineering position, developing of a variety of naval training and simulation systems such as CIAT - Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer - YouTube .
You will develop real-time, three dimensional graphics systems including a submarine periscope simulation, a submarine bridge simulation, and a ship weapons simulation. This cutting edge visual simulation is used in a variety of naval training and simulation systems, utilized throughout the US Navy. All software is developed in a Linux environment, and written in C++ and OpenGL, utilizing the Unreal graphics engine and various software packages. You will assist in formulating the technical direction for the visual simulations and be a key player in US naval training visualizations. A background in physics or mathematics is useful to implement physics-based visual enhancements. Come join us as a graphics expert who can help to shape the future of our team and our incredible products!
Travel may be required to partner organizations or trainer sites (including Pearl Harbor HI, San Diego CA, Bangor WA, Norfolk VA, Groton CT, and Kings Bay GA) but will account for less than 10% of the job.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or a related technical degree.
You must have U.S. Citizenship and be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance. Employment is contingent on receiving an interim Secret security clearance.
You must have 4+ years of experience developing graphics applications, primarily in C++
You must have knowledge of OpenGL, GLSL, or Vulkan, and some experience with game programming, 3D graphics development, or other visual siimulation systems.
You will be exposed to many different attributes of professional systems development and thus will need an ability to learn and apply new skills, and also share your own expertise with the team to improve our development capabilities
Experience with development in Unreal Engine 4
Experience with OpenSceneGraph
Knowledge of graphics hardware and GPU internals
Experience with developing for Virtual Reality headsets
Exposure to 3DS Max, Maya, Photoshop, or similar modeling tools
Experience with high performance computing
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $141,000.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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