May 09, 2024

Software Developer (JSE GRID)-Journeyman

$100,000 - $155,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD
Full-Time Defense Government Information Technology

Job Description

AMEWAS is celebrating over 40 years of excellence in providing quality products, services and solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD), specializing in the scientific, engineering, and testing of the full spectrum of weapons development. We are headquartered in California, Maryland and operate satellite offices in Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California. 

At AMEWAS, you will find a diverse team of professionals that work to make a true difference in the operational support of our nation’s warfighters.  Our employees achieve success through continuous learning and high performance, and are consistently recognized by their customers and their peers. 

If you are ready to challenge yourself to do more, join our team today!

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The Position:

AMEWAS is seeking a highly motivated and talented Software Developer (JSE GRID)-Journeyman to support Battlespace Modeling & Simulation. The salary range of this position is $100,000.00-$155,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.


About the location: 

River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.


Position Background:

The Battlespace Division is a government organization comprised of four branches that are dedicated to providing enterprise level modeling and simulation (M&S) tools in support of warfighter training; test and evaluation (T&E); data analysis; live, virtual and constructive (LVC); research and development (R&D) activities for DoD agencies and its international partners. The tools include the Next Generation Threat System (NGTS), the Global Reusable Interface Domain (GRID), the Weapons Server Common Environment (WSCE), the Simulation Control Executive (SCE), the Simulation Debrief Tool (SDT), and the Analysis and Reporting Tool (ART). The Battlespace Division designs, develops, documents and deploys these tools. The Battlespace Division also delivers these products as an integrated suite of tools called Joint Simulation Environment (JSE) Technical Baseline (JTB); the battlespace for JSE.


A typical day as a Software Developer (JSE GRID)-Journeyman may include:

  • Designs, develops and evaluates code for real time modeling of environmental factors in a distributed battlespace simulation
  • Collaborates with team members
  • Interfaces with sensor models
  • Analyses and profiles program performance
  • Works with industry, SMEs and operators to push the state of the art in simulation used for platform Operational Test and high-end training

Our Excellent Benefits and Perks:

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and creativity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, creative work teams, and the opportunity to grow in their career. We also provide a robust benefits package, including:


  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition and training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement and outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Fitness reimbursement program

AMEWAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other legally protected class.

AMEWAS participates in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering-Degrees in Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, Aerospace, Computer, Software Systems, Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering may qualify as substitute
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with programming languages such as C++/C/Java/C#/Rust
  • Experience with Python scripting and algorithm development
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Special Access Program (SAP) clearance
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Linux, Git, modeling/simulation, distributed systems, statistics, college level calculus-based physics and linear algebra
  • Knowledge of signal processing, control theory and information theory


Skills Crucial to Success at AMEWAS:

Candidates must have a customer-focused attitude with a high level of professionalism and discretion, and have the ability to work effectively with both management, and as part of a team, to meet project targets.


Physical Environment and Working Conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.


The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.  Overnight travel will be required.


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