Staff Software Developer 5/7/2020
Applied Research Associates, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY At ARA, we strive to find valuable colleagues with not only to give our employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take active roles as owners. The motto, "Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit" sums up the ARA experience. As a Staff Software Developer on our team, you will be responsible for developing technology critical to the success of our projects as well as national security.
The Southwest Division (SWD) of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is seeking a person to fill the position of Staff Software Developer. You will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and computer scientists developing simulation tool technologies to support real-world planning operations for the Department of Defense. You'll become familiar with unique research areas such as weapons effects, weaponeering, and anti-terrorism tactics. Our technology stack evolves over the years, but the main skills we use today include modern C++, Qt, CMake, and Python. Our infrastructure tools include git, Microsoft Visual Studio, Atlassian tools, and TeamCity. At the end of the day, we try to find the best way to deliver useful products to our end users. The teams retain a mindset that is open to change and improvement.
This position requires a B.S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or an equivalent field, in addition to 2-5 years of software development experience. The applicant must demonstrate knowledge of the C++and C# programming languages. Applicants should also have experience developing Microsoft .Net applications using Microsoft Visual Studio. In addition, familiarity with desktop application development, event-driven and object-oriented programming design, 3-D visualization, and SQLite databases is highly desirable
* Designing, coding, and debugging applications in C++ and/or C#.
* Performing software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, and software review.
* Performing object-oriented design and analysis (OOA and OOD).
* Implementing new graphical user interfaces and visualization.
* Software testing and quality assurance.
* Supporting, maintaining, and documenting software functionality.
* Software support/bug fixes.
The candidate is expected to develop new features or methodologies by working alongside modelers and scientists as well as modify existing modeling and simulation software tools. Candidates must work in an agile team environment focused on delivering quality applications.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for obtaining a DoD Security Clearance.
To apply, go to http://careers.ara.com
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DegreeName: Bachelor of Science
Education: Computer Science
Description: Must demonstrate proficiency programming in C++ and/or C#.
Description: Experience in software development and computer programming.