May 09, 2024

Software Developer (Electronic Warfare)-Senior

$108,000 - $155,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • California, MD
Full-Time 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 Software Developer (Electronic Warfare)-Senior to support Battlespace Modeling & Simulation. The salary range of this position is $108,000.00 to $155,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

About the location: 
California, Maryland 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 Software Developer (Electronic Warfare)-Senior may include:

  • Develops software for an advanced synthetic training environment that is integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats
  • Supports software development, software integration, customer training and demonstrations
  • Uses knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns and object-oriented software design
  • Works with software programmers to develop and refine simulation presentation of real-world ELINT parametric data
  • Works with SMEs using the EWIRDB database for complex waveforms analysis associated with a wide range of red and blue force systems
  • Works with SMEs for signal translation of waveform data into a descriptive and behavioral modeling & Simulation language for Development and Test
  • Uses knowledge of threat system analysis and sensor modeling of radars, electronic warfare (EW) systems, countermeasures, electro-optical, infrared (EO/IR) systems and various weapons
  • Participates in software test activities to include test procedure creation and test plan development
  • 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.



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering-Degree in Engineering, Math and Physics may qualify with at least 3 year of C++ experience
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • 4 years of experience with scripting, database programming and languages such as Modern C++, Python and/or Lua
  • 3 years of experience working with Electronic Warfare integrated reprogramming database (EWIRDB)
  • Experience working with Basic Radar Modeling
  • The ability to maintain a DoD SECRET security clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with scripting, database and programming in Python 3 and HTML

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. 

Refer to a friend:
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