May 09, 2024

Network Software Developer-Journeyman with $5,000 Signing Bonus

$77,000 - $125,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • California, MD and Patuxent River, Maryland (California-Lexington Park, Maryland)
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Defense Government Information Technology Other

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, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Network Software Developer-Journeyman to support Battlespace Modeling & Simulation. This position qualifies for a signing bonus of up to $5,000!  The salary range of this position is $77,000.00 to $125,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

About the location: 
California, MD and 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 Modeling & Simulation Enterprise Applications (MSEA) product suite supports modeling and simulation (M&S) environments; 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 a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research and development.

A typical day as a Network Software Developer-Journeyman may include:

  • Develops software for an advanced synthetic training environment that will become integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats
  • Supports software development, software integration, customer training and demonstrations
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns and object oriented software design
  • Evaluates and reviews C++ language code programming using C++, Python 3 and HTML
  • Develops parallel processes, threading and process communications
  • Develops Web-based applications using development technology
  • Collaborates with team members to design future enhancements

Refer to a friend:
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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: BMS- Battlespace Modeling & Simulation
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 1 year of C++ experience
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with sockets (unicast, multicast, TCP) and general network programming, including byte-swapping and serialization of data
  • Familiarity with time-series analysis
  • Experience with scripting, database and programming languages such as C++
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • An understanding of network protocols; such as Data Distributions Service (DDS), High-Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)
  • Experience with scripting, database and programming in Python 3 and HTML
  • Experience supporting Special Access Program (SAP) efforts

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. 

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