Info Systems Manager in McLean, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    McLean, VA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $75.0 - $90.9/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

The Senior Programmer will be a key part of the Leidos team supporting human factors research at the Driving Simulator. The Senior Programmer will be part of a larger research team that provides critical human factors support on special projects by operating, maintaining, and as required, enhancing the Driving Simulator, in support of the human factors research. Responsibility for the Senior Programmer will include overall technical direction and supervision of task leaders on all tasks under the contract. It may also include communications and presentations to the Government concerning technical progress and results. The work requires a working knowledge of human factors and simulation research and/or training.

The responsibilities of a successful candidate may include, but are not limited to the following:
• Serves as the technical leader and supervisor.
• Assist Program Manager in fulfilling all technical and administrative duties of the contract.
• Work closely with the customer and Contracted Principal Investigators (PIs) to help design real-time scenarios to conduct research in the areas of surface transportation and human factors.
• Maintain software and hardware integrity.
• Ensure that programs run without errors during periods of data collection.
• Work with PIs to help develop work plans, write papers and reports, and assist in data collection.
• Supervise subordinate personnel.
• Notify the customer when software/hardware issues arise.


• Bachelors degree in software engineering and real-time simulation (Masters degree or PhD preferred)
• 10+ years (BS) or 6+ years (MS) full-time professional experience in software engineering and real-time simulation
• Communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing (authorship and publication of technical papers and presentations is a plus)
• Knowledge and experience in in the areas of human factors and simulation research and/or training (desired)

Volt is an equal opportunity employer