Software Gameplay Developer at Raytheon Technologies (Indianapolis, IN)

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The position you are applying for is with Vertex Technology & Training Solutions which was formerly Raytheon Global Training & Logistics. The Vertex Company acquired Raytheon Global Training & Logistics in December 2021.

VERTEX OVERVIEW

The Vertex Company is a services solutions provider that operates as a federal government prime contractor. With over 7,000 employees in 200 locations worldwide, the Mississippi-based company offers vertically integrated solutions for defense and commercial customers.

Delivering integrated turnkey lifecycle support from concept definition, to engineering and manufacturing, through end of life support of complex systems and platforms, Vertex offerings include all levels of aviation maintenance, worldwide contractor logistics support, systems engineering and integration, specialized onsite mission execution, high consequence training programs for defense and commercial customers, and integrated supply-chain solutions. Over our 50 year history, we have perfected the balance of cost, schedule, and performance to offer high-quality solutions that consistently exceed customer requirements.

The Vertex Company is a Federal Contractor and must comply with Federal mandates. All employees may be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of continued employment. A medical or religious accommodation may be granted on a case-by-case basis. In order for an accommodation to be considered, you must submit the COVID-19 Vaccination Accommodation Request form.

Vertex is a portfolio company of American Industrial Partner (AIP), an operationally orientated private investment firm with a 30 year track record of working with management teams to build scaled world class businesses (www.americanindustrial.com).

Position Scope and Charter:

The Software Gameplay Developer will join our Software Engineering team in Indianapolis, IN, developing virtual reality and Unreal Engine (UE) gameplay solutions. The Gameplay Developer should have experience developing Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) code. The Software Gameplay Developer should have strong communication and team building skills and embrace modern development processes and techniques that improve code quality and productivity. The ability to listen with empathy and seek to understand the perspective of others is one of the keys to success within our Agile teams. Individuals who love to learn and seek new challenges are highly valued. This position is based in Indianapolis, IN. The ability to work on-site is preferred, however remote work will be considered for the right candidates.

Typical Duties

The Software Gameplay Developer is responsible for developing simulations of vehicles, devices, weapons, sensors, cameras, technical equipment, and other elements of a system in support of customer training. The Software Gameplay Developer performs integration of 3D/VR/AR environments with physical hardware. The Software Gameplay Developer builds, expands and maintains our automated build and testing processes. The Software Gameplay Developer will utilize our tool set that includes Unreal Engine, Unreal Game Sync, Visual Studio, Perforce, Jenkins, Coverity, Visual Assist, Cucumber & Gherkin, and Azure DevOps. The Software Gameplay Developer mentors less experienced engineers and contributes to maturing and improving our processes and products. Adherence to coding standards and best practices, and configuration management of all code is required for this position.

An example of tasking would be as follows:
Develop a simulation for an advanced video camera with all technical aspects, such as shutter speed, ISO, aperture, a variety of lenses, manual and autofocus modes, etc. and simulate the results of each change. Help develop a tutorial that explains what each control does and assists the user in navigating the physical and software controls. Assist in creating a testing mode that asks the user to configure the camera in a certain way and provides analysis of accuracy and speed of inputs before achieving the desired state.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience in Software Development or other related engineering experience.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and optimize code to meet performance requirements
  • Experience with Visual Studio, C and C++ programming languages
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 including Blueprint scripting, plugin development, UMG and other Unreal Engine functionality
  • Strong 3D math skills (linear algebra, calculus, trigonometry)
  • Experience with networking including server/client systems and Unreal Engine replication best practices
  • Familiarity with common gaming industry tools and middleware
  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain a DoD Secret level clearance

Desired Skills:
  • Experience creating natural, intuitive interactions in virtual environments
  • Good communication and teaming skills demonstrated by experience working within Agile or DevOps SW development teams
  • Learned design patterns and best practices derived from experiences with Unreal Engine challenges
  • Experience with DoD development process
  • Current/active DoD Secret level or higher clearance

Education Requirements:
  • BS / BA with a major in Game Development, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, or another related field
More Information on Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Raytheon Technologies was founded in 2020. It has 27 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 411 open jobs at Raytheon Technologies, click here.
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