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Training and Game Development Engineer Job
SAIC | Huntsville, Alabama
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Training and Game Development Engineer (Job Number:430053)

Description:


Job Description

In this position, you will become a member of a training development team primarily focused on developing serious games for a diverse audience.

We use the phrase "serious games" to describe a variety of applications which use gaming technologies or mechanics for a purpose other than strictly entertainment.

You will be a key member of an agile scrum development team working closely with fellow programmers, game designers, instructional designers, and artists on the implementation of new features for existing and new applications and games for training, simulation and education.

The chosen candidate for this position will:
- Interact with team members, customers, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop products for military and commercial clients utilizing the Unity 5 development environment
- Contribute creatively to the game/course design process, from prototype to completion and sustainment.
- Develop and test code, fix bugs, and profile and optimize code as directed.
- Follow best practices, development processes, and coding standards.
- Document and peer review technical designs with other software engineers.
- Write efficient code with descriptive comments and maintain attention to detail.
- Take ownership of his/her work as a highly motivated self-starter.
- Possess a demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload, manage time efficiently, and work in a team environment.

Qualifications

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REQUIRED EDUCATION:


BS degree (4 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree) is required 0-1+ years of related experience is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Experience with and proficiency in Unity 5 Development Environment

Experience with C#, and JavaScript

NOTE: A portfolio with examples of game or eLearning programming is required (web-accessible samples are preferred).

CLEARANCE:

Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance.

DESIRED SKILLS:

Experience with iOS, Android, and/or Windows Mobile development

Experience with 3D modeling and texturing for gaming

Experience with the life cycle of design and programming of training content from concept through project completion

Experience programming in and Objective-C, HTML, JSON and/or XM

Experience with version control software, such as Perforce

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 22, 2017, 3:31:27 PM
Primary Location: United States-AL-HUNTSVILLE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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