Software Developer IV, Virtual Reality (VR)-Simulation
1Prospect Technologies, LLC currently has an opening for a Software Developer IV, Virtual Reality (VR)-Simulation, to support Front End Analysis (FEA) for selected U.S. Navy enlisted rates (occupational specialties), in support of the U.S. Navy’s Sailor 2025 (S2025) Ready Relevant Learning (RRL) initiative. Responsibilities will include serving as a technical consultant to analysis teams in defining media platform requirements for technology-based training solutions (interactive courseware Level 4 [ICW4], 3D simulations/simulators), to include media attributes, amplifying characteristics, capabilities, and fidelity requirements. As a successful candidate, you will:
Identify software and hardware requirements and constraints and match them against learning needs and requirements generated by U.S. Navy Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and customers, and Instructional Systems Specialists (ISSs)/Instructional Systems Designers (ISDs) on the FEA team.
Evaluate ICW4 applications currently in use by the Navy to establish design requirements/technical specifications for the development of architectures to support new/immersive identified learning environments and technologies.
Identify human-computer interaction constraints and make recommendations on how to optimize architectures to support human factors requirements identified during the process of defining new training solutions involving ICW4.
Open. Preferred consideration for applicants who reside at/near Great Lakes, IL or Hampton Roads, VA. Applicants may be required to travel to assist multiple data collection workshops.
Education / Professional Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Instructional Technology/Media, or other relevant field, and five or more years' experience, preferably supporting military customers.
Prior experience in performing technology-based training design/development work for U.S. Navy clients is preferred.
An understanding of adult learning in the simulation, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) domains.
Firsthand knowledge of AR/VR hardware such as Oculus and HTC, HoloLens, and Magic Leap headsets, to include the training use cases each would support and the hardware requirements for each.
Understanding of the game engines used to create AR/VR experiences, such as Unity, Unreal, Lumberyard, and Stingray.
Understanding of UX in AR/VR.
Experience in design/development of simulations, AR, and VR experiences for learning.
Experience working with SMEs to identify training requirements, task process/procedures, etc.
Experience working as a member of training development teams.
Experience working in a Government contracting environment strongly preferred.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Current Department of Defense Secret/TS/SCI security clearance strongly preferred. At a minimum, must be eligible for government security clearance.
Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.
Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication abilities.
Ability to communicate effectively within the framework of U.S. Navy training culture.
Attention to detail.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong organizational skills with ability to work in a dynamic and flexible environment where priorities and deadlines may change.
Qualified applicants should be available to work beginning in the Sept 16-30, 2019 timeframe.
1Prospect Technologies, LLC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.