Wargame Developer Sr Job
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Quantico, VA 22134, US
Job Description BAE Systems is seeking a a Wargame Developer in support of a government contract for wargaming. Full-time on-site position located in Quantico, VA.
The Wargame Developer works on a wargaming team with Action Officers, Designers, and Analysts. The Developer assists with the wargame design and then researches and produces the scenario, and then fully develops the mechanics of the wargames. Wargames can be manual (paper maps, physical components, dice) or computer-assisted (Excel spreadsheets, computer-based modeling and simulation).
- Conducting research and developing wargame scenario products, including orders of battle, Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace, and system capabilities
- Assisting Game Designers by developing, adapting, and refining wargame mechanics and rules
- Developing and producing wargame components, including physical maps, unit tokens, and references materials
- Developing, operating, maintaining, and archiving simulations databases in support of wargames and events, with government-provided M&S tools
- Troubleshooting issues with input, retrieval, or modification of simulations databases
- Test M&S, terrain data, and scripts
- Operate M&S tools during wargame execution
- Develop a Program of Instruction for M&S tools
- Using the developed Program of Instruction, provide operator training and over the shoulder training to government players
- Provide data for government and other contractor analysts
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
- Over 12 years of experience
- Must have a current and active Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
- BA/BS in related field
- Experience in wargaming
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Experience in Department of Defense M&S
- Background and understanding of military operations and future concepts, especially for the Marine Corps.
Full-Time Salary Range: $122870 - $208890
Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.
Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.
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