Would you rather learn by viewing PowerPoint slides or playing video games? So would our nation’s future Air Force intelligence analysts. Leidos has an opening for a Unity Programmer supporting an agile customer who recognizes how young airmen most effectively learn today, and is revolutionizing their training. The Unity Programmer will work on a team with 3D Video Game Artists and Courseware Developers to create engaging lessons for future officer and enlisted Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) analysts. As the Unity Programmer, you have the opportunity to use your unique skills to support projects such as: (1) Interactive animated exercise that assists in teaching advanced and complex weapon guidance theories; (2) 3D animations of aircraft performing aerial maneuvers or on-the-ground “petting zoo” vehicle tours; (3) Fire school equipment 3D showcase application where users can pick up firefighting equipment, rotate and get better views, and see detailed descriptions of each piece of equipment; (4) 3D bombs and fuses game where users can zoom in, spin and rotate, and play a simulation where students can destroy targets using the bombs and fuses they selected; and (5) Air Tasking Order turn-based strategy game teaching students how to design aircraft packages to eliminate targets with optimal effectiveness.
Use server-side scripting languages (currently PHP) to manipulate and display IMI
Construct database queries, forms and reports using many types of databases which may include some of the following: MySQL, SQL, MongoDB, and Access
Collaborate with video game artists, and understands their contributing assets, to integrate 3D models into instructional games and web inserts
Follow project managers design documents to create, test, and document code while maintaining code integrity
Work with the integration team to inject curriculum into various LMSs using the SCORM 1.2 (xAPI in the future)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline. Or 4 years of experience and relevant software development certifications .
4-8 years of relevant experience.
Experience with game development IDEs, such as Unity 3D, to create technical inserts, instruction, and instructional games
Current TS/SCI security clearance on day 1
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$5,000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Development
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