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Note- apply for this position at http://careers-alatecinc.icims.com/jobs/1178/job

Overview:
ALATEC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business committed to serving our nation. We strive to provide a professional and rewarding work environment for our employees.

ALATEC is currently recruiting for a Methodology of Movement Algorithms developer to support our mission at the TRAC Ft. Leavenworth. This position is full-time and comes with an above average benefits plan.

Benefits:
In addition to low premium medical and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, paid time off, and an outstanding 401K; ALATEC offers TRI-Care supplement, additional low cost life insurance, and out of pocket medical reimbursement up to $1000 per year.


Responsibilities:
ALATEC is seeking to expand the functionality of its support of the combat Advanced Warfigher simulation (AWARS). AWARS terrain is represented by an aggregate terrain database with superimposed network of mobility corridors. The next phase of the work will consist of making the AWARS units make more reasoned selections for routes. The terrain includes attributes such as water, urbanized areas, mountains and natural obstacles. The methodology needs to:
- Dynamically allow a unit to select a new route when the tactical situation changes
- At a minimum consider the commanders criteria when planning routes
- Congestion on the mobility corridor
- Effects of length and width of the corridor on congestion
- Commander's priority of unit movements
- Document all software requirements in the AWARS format
- Acquire and maintain a broad working knowledge of U.S. Army tactics, techniques, and procedures both doctrinal and experimental to include, but not limited to:
- Vehicles, aircraft, weapon systems and other equipment both fielded and developmental
- U.S. Army Corps and division level organizations for combat and operational principles

Qualifications:
Required Experience:
- One year professional experience interacting with computer operating systems and programs utilizing Java (school related internship/co-op experience may be considered)
- One Year of experience developing algorithms

Desired Experience:
- One Year of experience developing movement algorithms for simulations
- Experience within a military component relative to work to be performed
- Experience with corps and division level logistics
- Familiarity with legacy or current Army wargame simulations (Janus, J-CATS, ModSAF, OneSAF, SEAS, BBS, CBS) adds value
-Knowledge of other operating systems like LINUX, experience with computer based gaming, and other evidence of computer skills and proficiency

Required Education/Certification/Training:
- Minimum: Bachelors degree

Desired Education/Certification/Training:
- Advanced schooling such as Advanced NCO course (ANCOC) or Officer Advanced Course
- Math or statistics background a strong plus

Work Site Requirement:
- Primarily work on-site at TRAC Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas
- Currently have, or ability to obtain, a U.S. Security Clearance (Must be a U.S. Citizen)
- Telecom is not allowed


ALATEC is an EEO employer


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
11 years ago
Note- apply for this position at http://careers-alatecinc.icims.com/jobs/1186/job

ALATEC is one of the fastest growing private, government services companies in the United States. Based in Huntsville, AL; ALATEC has operations in New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Virginia, Florida, and Arizona. Driven by ethical business practices and a passionate work environment, ALATEC is committed to supporting the U.S. Soldier.

ALATEC is seeking a passionate Java Developer who wants to work in a challenging, professional environment committed to national security and soldier safety. As a Wargaming Developer you will develop and support leading edge modeling & simulation software that is utilized for military wargaming studies.

Benefits:
ALATEC has an excellent benefits plan. In addition to low premium medical and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, paid time off, and an outstanding 401K; ALATEC offers TRI-Care supplement, additional low cost life insurance, and out of pocket medical reimbursement up to $1000 per year.

Responsibilities:
- Assuring current code adheres to Quality Assurance standards
- Planning and the development of leading edge modeling & simulation programs utilized for military wargaming
- Collaborating directly with other engineers, managers and military officials
- Interfacing with clients for requirements gathering and expectation management

Qualifications:
Required Experience:
- 1 years of professional experience utilizing core Java for software development or 2 years of C or C++ experience (related academic or internship experience may be taken under consideration)
- Must have the ability to work independently with limited direct oversight
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Customer service oriented, specifically adept at "expectations management"
- Effective analytical and problem solving abilities
- Proficient user of MS Office 2007 Products

Desired Experience:
- Programmed Java in Netbeans and CVS environment

Required Education:
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or other related field)

Desired Education:
- Masters degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or other related field)

Work Site Requirement:
- Currently have, or ability to obtain, a secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship Required)
- Work on-site at White Sands Missile Range, NM
- Telecomm is NOT an option


ALATEC is an EEO employer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

11 years ago