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Job #: R-00052133
Location: NA, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Game Engine Programmer to join an existing team of artists, programmers, and designers creating “Digital Twins” of aircraft interiors and exteriors for both VR and PC advanced training for the United States Air Force. Our client is progressive, driving the future of training in the armed forces. This is a superb opportunity to leverage your proven engineering expertise in the Unreal Engine in a multi-billion dollar industry. Change the future and have an impact that saves lives. This position is 100% remote/teleworking from home.  

The candidate’s primary focus is on execution in both single player and cooperative multiplayer game play environments in both PC and VR. They will collaborate with a Creative Director to achieve first-class results. This is a where passion for gameplay and interactivity shines on with creating innovative and immersive training.

Responsibilities:

- Develop innovative multiplayer VR and PC experiences, leveraging Unreal engine’s strengths

- Work with a team of engineers to iterate on features ranging from technical, to visual, to artistic.

- Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the final product’s development.

- Serve as a voice of expertise willing to mentor, share, and evangelize your knowledge of the engine internally.

Qualifications:

- Must possess at least 3 years of programming experience utilizing Unreal Engine on professional projects in the video game industry, architecture, advertising, film, simulations or Defense industry.  

- Bachelor’s degree (experience may be substituted in lieu of degree).

- Experience with multiplayer programming (network gameplay, game state sync, lobby systems).

- Understanding of all aspects of C++, the Unreal Editor, Blueprint, Code, and Engine.

- Deep understanding at developing dynamic gameplay-related systems.

- Experience with scripting languages and component-based game engines.

- Superb knowledge of VR and PC development fundamentals.

- Experienced working under tight deadlines, in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

- Desire to both teach others and learn new techniques in the Unreal Engine.

- Ability to obtain security clearance (requires US citizenship).

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

Pay Range:

Pay Range - -

  

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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