Real-Time Simulation Software Engineer - 31210 in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Alion Science and Technology is seeking a Simulation Software Engineer with a background in Real-Time deterministic programming. This individual will be responsible for the development of real-time hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulations. The simulations use multiple physical nodes to create a complex Electronic Warfare (EW) environment for actual aircraft hardware. Candidates must have solid experience in C and C++.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or like discipline.
  • 2-10 years' experience in related field
  • Ability to work with a team or alone as the projects dictate
  • Good analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Good verbal communication skills


  • Working knowledge of real-time programming, interfacing HW
  • Languages: C++ and C
  • Candidates will be required to obtain a minimum of a SECRET clearance and access commensurate to their involvement with the USG. Candidates will be subject to investigation as required by the NISPOM, ICD 704 processes, DoD Manual 5205.07, Volume 2, and any additional Government Policy or Directives as determined by the Cognizant Security Agency. Candidates may be subject to a polygraph and enhanced security review.


  • Distributed memory / computing knowledge
  • D/A and A/D instrumentation and data acquisition experience
  • Knowledge of Open and Closed Loop systems
  • Controls Background 
  • Experience with modeling and simulation
  • Experience with Matlab and Simulink
  • Knowledge of HARD real-time software or operating environments
  • RF / Radar / EW background
  • Hardware in the loop (HITL) experience
  • Languages: QT, Python, C#, and LabVIEW
  • UI Design
  • Real-time, Programming, Hardware in the loop, HIL, HWIL, C++, C, Matlab Simulink, Electronic Warfare (EW) and radar


Security Clearance: Secret

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