May 09, 2024

Engineer (EO/IR)-Senior

$100,000 - $140,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense Government Research

Job Description

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Engineer (EO/IR)-Senior to support Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation. The salary range of this position is $100,000.00 to $140,000.00, 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 an Engineer (EO/IR)-Senior may include:

  • Developing and operating EO/IR modeling and simulation software in C++ using Qt
  • Maintains existing software written in C
  • Provides support to EO/IR flight test including operating data capture equipment and developing "quick look" data analysis software
  • Develops and uses data analysis scripts to support analyzing system performance using Python or MATLAB
  • Works with SMEs to develop new algorithms and analyze performance of existing algorithms

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company.

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
  • Discounted gym membership

To learn more about our organization and our Equal Employment Opportunity policies, please visit

Department: AARDT&E- Advanced Aircraft Research, Development, Test & Evaluation
This is a non-management position
This is a full-time position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): No
Remote Work Eligibility: Not eligible for remote work
Required Clearance Level: Interim Secret



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering-Degrees in Engineering, Math and Physics may qualify with at least 3 years of C++ experience
  • 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with electronic warfare (EW) modeling and simulation
  • Experience developing software on Linux
  • Experience using MATLAB
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with source control management such as git
  • Experience using Qt

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.

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