Network Software Developer
MAG Areospace

Lexington Park, Maryland

Posted in Aerospace

Job Info

Position Summary

The Network Software Developer supports modeling and simulation (M&S) environments; trainer systems; test and evaluation (T&E); analysis; live, virtual and constructive (LVC); research and development (R&D) activities for DoD agencies and its international partners. All products are government owned, developed and managed. The Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) is a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research and development.

**Must be a US Citizen***
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Develop software for an advanced synthetic training environment
  • Software is integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats
  • Support software development, software integration, customer training and demonstrations
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns, and object-oriented software design
  • Evaluates and review C++ language code Programming using C++, Python 3, HTML
  • Develops Parallel processes, threading, process communication
  • Develops Web-based applications using development technology
  • Collaborates with team members to design future enhancements
  • Must have familiarity with time-series analysis a plus


Minimum Requirements

Knowledge and Skills

The required skills and knowledge include:
  • Experience with sockets (unicast, multicast, TCP) and general network programming, including byte-swapping and serialization of data
  • Experience with scripting, database, and programming languages such C++

The minimum years of related experience required:
  • 3 year relevant to work area
  • At least 1 year of C++ experience


The minimum level of education required is:
  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Degrees in Engineering, Math, and Physics may qualify

Desired Requirements

The desired skills, knowledge, and education include:
  • Understanding of network protocols, such as Data Distributions Service (DDS), High-Level Architecture (HLA), and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)
  • Experience with scripting, database, and programming in Python 3, and HTML
  • Experience support Special Access Program (SAP) efforts

Other Qualifications

Outside of the above, other certifications, licenses, or clearances include
  • DOD Secret clearance is required

Special Note:

The position is contingent upon candidate's ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.


Company Policy

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.Click below for the "EEO is The Law" and "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination" supplement posters.

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.

If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting or call (703) 376-8993.

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