Apr 08, 2024

Software Developer-NEWEG (Patuxent River, MD)

$68,000 - $90,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense Engineering Government

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 www.amewas.com to learn more about our company and our people.

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Software Developer (NEWEG)-Journeyman to support Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation. The salary range of this position is $68,000.00 to $90,000.00, 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.


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

  • Utilizes computer programming knowledge related to interfacing flight simulation and complex data processing to hardware for testing of various integrated Radio Frequency (RF) receiver systems
  • Executes tests using directly connected systems and free space radiating in anechoic chambers
  • Uses video game style software systems to drive synthetic platforms in a dynamic mission representative battlespace
  • Executes real-time radar software models and controls high fidelity RF generation equipment
  • Possesses the ability to work in a team environment in order to generate customized and innovative solutions for understanding complex problems
  • Works closely with integrated cross-functional teams, test support personnel and customer representatives to solve complex problems in an ever-changing environment 
  • Solves problems with enthusiasm and persistence
  • Possesses the ability to learn quickly and is able to graft new concepts and applications into their core of technical expertise
  • Communicates ideas with test site customers to design, develop and deliver top-notch data products
  • Supports RF ground test events in laboratories, anechoic chambers and active flight lines
  • Uses Government-Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) software to develop a complex electromagnetic environment and flight paths
  • Configures customized stimulation hardware to support complex RF environment testing
  • Develops software for an advanced synthetic testing environment
  • Supports software development, software integration, customer training and demonstrations
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns and object-oriented software design
  • Develops C++ language code
  • Programs using C++, Python 3 and HTML
  • Develops Parallel processes, threading and process communication
  • Develops Web-based applications using developmental technology
  • Collaborates with team members to design future enhancements

Our excellent benefits and perks:

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:


  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & 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.


General-Other: Engineering



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately and creatively
  • Ability to work comfortably in a complex environment
  • Ability to Communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively organize, schedule and coordinate work phases and tasking
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance


Desired Skills:

  • Experience/Education in scripting, database and programming languages such as C++


Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:

Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.


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.

The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and picking up items less than 50 lbs.


Refer to a friend:

If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting.  We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.! 

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