Senior Hardware/Software Engineer (Gaming) in Fort Leavenworth, KS at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 4/20/2018

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Job Description

CALIBRE, an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Solutions Company, is looking for a Senior Hardware/Software Engineer (Gaming) provides technical leadership and serve as the technical subject matter expert in the deployment and integration of gaming technologies, simulation systems, and Army Mission Command systems in support of TRADOC TCM-ITS and US Army Centers of Excellence (CoE), Schools, and education Institutions. The Senior Hardware/Software Engineer (Gaming) participates in evaluating and implementing software and hardware technologies to improve the delivery of training simulations; identifies, analyzes, develops, implements, and integrates hardware and software solutions based on industry best practices and customer insight and requirements; and provides hardware and software development support throughout the product lifecycle, from initial concept, to acceptance delivery, to sustainment maintenance.

  • Apply simulation and network architectures to real world requirements using current Live, Virtual, Constructive and Gaming (LVC-G) platforms and software.
  • Apply network and simulation federation architectures to real world requirements using current Live, Virtual, Constructive and Gaming (LVC-G) platforms and software.
  • Apply hardware and software standards, protocols, and architectures to real–world requirements for communications systems and networks.
  • Provides technical support and setup, coordinates with external agency technical leads, and documents re-occurring technical meetings, tests, exercises, and events.
  • Provides technical advice for gaming development as it relates to the Live, Virtual, Constructive, and Gaming (LVC&G) training environment.
  • Analyzes training support requirements to determine, recommend, and plan systems layouts, including type of computers and peripheral equipment required to meet training unit objectives.
  • Evaluates factors such as reporting formats required, cost constraints, and security restrictions to determine hardware and software configurations.
  • Monitors hardware and software implementation and ensures integrity of the software and information systems; makes necessary modifications to ensure systems operate in conformance with specifications.
  • Evaluates GOTS/COTS hardware and software interfaces and operational and performance requirements.
  • Plans and executes information systems hardware and software updates, software patches, security fixes, and service releases.
  • Provides analysis for the design, development, and implementation of hardware and software solutions.
  • Develops devices and systems test strategies; collaborates with other Government agencies, industry partners, and suppliers to design and execute validation, verification, and accreditation plans for new or updated simulation or information systems hardware and software.
  • Attends training, seminars, conferences, and events to enhance products and services relevancy to the operational training requirements.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Possesses and maintains an active SECRET clearance.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Four (4) years of professional experience in software development, simulation integration within the Microsoft Windows and Linux family of operating systems.
  • Four (4) years of experience in hardware and software standards and protocols.
  • Four (4) years of experience applying simulation and network architectures to real world requirements using current Live, Virtual, Constructive and Gaming (LVC-G) platforms.
  • Two (2) years of experience in software testing, analysis, troubleshooting, problem trouble reports development, management and documentation (PTRs), and operating current gaming suite toolkit.
  • Experience writing programs using C++, MFC, C#, Visual Basic, JAVA, XML, and database programming and integrating networking packet protocols into simulation environments.
  • Experience providing technical advice for gaming development as it relates to the LVC&G Training Environment.
  • Experience working with Army Mission Command Systems.
  • Knowledge of the processes and procedures related to supporting large-scale simulation federations, National Simulation Center events, and Mission Training Complex operations.
  • Knowledge and experience working with common computer hardware interface and data protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, RS-422, USB, PCI, and RIO.
  • Knowledge of current SharePoint and hardware engineering practices.
  • Knowledge and experience working with network architectures, virtualization software, and distributed application development.
  • Knowledge with the development and integration of software drivers used to interface computer hardware.
  • Knowledge and experience working with military doctrine and training management, and capability development.
  • Ability to apply architectures to real world requirements using current Live, Virtual, Constructive and Gaming (LVC-G) platforms.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver technical and non-technical information and instructional briefings and other training to team members and government personnel.

Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a technical discipline: Computer Science, Information Technology, Systems Management, Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical discipline (Other education, commensurate experience and demonstrated ability of individual may be substituted).
  • Possesses DoD 8570 IAT II certification: CompTIA Security+ or higher Information Assurance certification.
  • Possesses CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+, CISCO CCT, or similar certification.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com. Come join our dynamic team!

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