May 09, 2024

Software Developer (Triton)-Junior

$79,000 - $105,000 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!

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at to learn more about our company and our people.

The Position:

AMEWAS is seeking a highly motivated and talented Software Developer (Triton)-Junior to support Battlespace Modeling & Simulation. The salary range of this position is $79,000.00-$105,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.


About the location: 

Patuxent 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 Synthetic Environment Modeling (SEM) team is a government run organization that develops an advanced suite of software products supporting modeling and simulation (M&S) environments. The SEM product users include trainer systems; test and evaluation (T&E); analysis; live, virtual and constructive (LVC); research and development (R&D) activities for DoD agencies and its international partners. All products are government owned, developed and managed. The Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) is the flagship product. NGTS is a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research and development. All products are government owned, developed and managed.


A typical day as a Software Developer (Triton)-Junior may include:

  • Supports modeling and simulation (M&S) environments/trainer systems/test and evaluation (T&E)
  • Analyses live/virtual and constructive (LVC)/research and development (R&D) activities for DoD agencies and its international partners
  • Develops simulation software/Graphical User Interface (GUI)/multi-threaded applications/Applications Programming Interface (API) based on formal and informal customer requirements
  • Documents simulation software interfaces/software acceptance testing for users/modeling and simulation verification and validation tasks


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 Computer Engineering-Degrees in Engineering, Math and Physics may qualify with at least 1 year of C++/Linux experience
  • 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Experience with simulation software interface development in a RHEL Linux environment with emphasis on network interfaces (i.e. socket programming)
  • Experience with scripting languages and C++
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with scripting, database and programming in Windows MS Visual Studio, Linux, Python and Qt
  • Understanding of radar, aircraft coordinate math and mission system payloads


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.  In rare occasions, overnight travel may be required.


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