Sr Software Developer NGTS JSE

Job Locations MD-Lexington Park
Work Region
Ability to Obtain Secret

Position Summary

At MAG, we provide and enable real-time situational awareness to help our customers make the world smaller and safer. We are laser focused on serving our customers by providing technical expertise, operational excellence, and flawless execution. Our success is due entirely to the high caliber of employees we recruit, hire, and retain. At MAG, we look for individuals who thrive in a high-performance environment where challenges are the norm and success is expected.


As a Sr Software Developer NGTS you will support the Next Generation Threat System (NGTS) development team and training device owners in a wide array of responsibilities. NGTS is a highly advanced virtual training system offering Navy and Air Force pilots the ability to train in a mission setting. The Next Generation Threat System product is a continually evolving synthetic environment generator that supports multiple platform/services training, testing, analysis and research, and development.


*** This is a Hybrid Opportunity - after initial on site training, expectation is 1/2 days a week onsite***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop software for an advanced synthetic training environment. 
  • This software is integrated into flight simulators to support pilot training against potential threats. 
  • Support software development, software integration, customer training and demonstrations.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of standard programming algorithms, design patterns, and object-oriented software design
  • Evaluates and review C++ language code Programming using C++, Python 3, HTML
  • Develops Parallel processes, threading, process communication
  • Develops Web-based applications using development technology
  • Collaborates with team members to design future enhancements
  • Must have familiarity with time-series analysis a plus


Minimum Requirements


Knowledge and Skills

The required skills and knowledge include:

  • Experience with scripting, database, and programming languages such C++.

  • Ability to communicate and present technical details both written and verbally.
  • Must have the ability to accommodate a hybrid schedule (1-2 days a week in office) with a mandatory 2-3 month on site training period.

The minimum years of related experience required:

  • 10 years of relevant work experience as a Software Developer



The minimum level of education required is:

  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering.

  • Degrees in Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics, or Aerospace, Computer, Software Systems, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical Engineering may qualify with at least 10 year of C++ experience

Desired Requirements


The desired skills, knowledge, and education include:

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

  • Experience support Special Access Program (SAP) efforts.


Other Qualifications


Outside of the above, other certifications, licenses, or clearances include:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.



Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy


MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.
MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.


If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting email: or call (703) 376-8993.





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