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Estimated Pay $57 per hour
Hours Full-time
Location Woodbridge, Virginia

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Location: Within a commutable distance to one of our offices. (Dahlgren, Fredericksburg or Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Telework: Telework Available (must live within a commutable distance) 
Clearance: Active Secret (US Citizenship Required) 
Experience: Mid-Level 
Number of Openings: 1
Funding Status: Funded
Salary Range: $70,000 - $100,000 (Please see below for more info on salary) 

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Developer

SimVentions is a 100% employee-owned business and has consistently been voted one of Virginia's Best Places to Work. We are actively seeking highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer with interest in Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to join our innovative development team. As a pivotal member of our organization, you will be at the forefront of architecting, developing, and optimizing cutting-edge M&S solutions that integrate and harness the power of AI and ML technologies. In this role, you will contribute significantly to the advancement of our products, pushing the boundaries of what is possible.
As a Modeling and Simulation Developer, you will play a critical role in crafting the underlying software infrastructure for simulating various environments for products to be delivered to the warfighter. Your contribution could extend beyond the realm of M&S, encompassing the full spectrum of software development. From designing scalable architecture to writing efficient and maintainable code, you will be a key player in delivering high-quality M&S solutions.


  • M&S Development:
    - Design, develop, and implement robust M&S environments to solve complex business problems.
    - Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate software applications and systems into M&S environments.
  • Software Development:
    - Contribute to the full software development life cycle, from requirements analysis to design, implementation, testing, and deployment.
    - Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code while adhering to coding standards and best practices.
    - Develop high-quality, maintainable, and efficient code while adhering to coding standards and best practices.
    - Contribute to the development of M&S environments, ensuring scalability, modularity, and extensibility.
  • Performance Optimization:
    - Conduct thorough performance analysis and implement optimizations to meet specified performance goals.
    - Collaboration and Documentation:
    - Collaborate with data scientists, software engineers, and product managers to understand project requirements and deliver high-quality solutions.
    - Document code, algorithms, and processes to facilitate knowledge sharing and maintain comprehensive project documentation.


  • United States Citizenship
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++.
  • Familiarity with software development tools, version control systems, and agile methodologies.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Preferred Skills & Experience: 

  • Proven experience in Unity development.
  • Proven experience with ROS2
  • Experience with Mathematical/Kinematic Modeling.
  • Database development and use for machine learning and big data applications
  • Experience with popular ML frameworks and libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn).
  • Database development and use for machine learning and big data applications

Education:  A Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline is required

Clearance: A Secret Clearance is required for this position. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship is required to obtain a clearance.

Travel: None 


Benefits & Compensation:  At SimVentions, we’re committed to supporting the total well-being of our employees and their families. Our benefit offerings include comprehensive health and welfare plans to serve a variety of needs. 

We offer:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage 
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) 
  • Competitive 401(k) programs
  • Retirement and Financial Counselors
  • Health Savings and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Life insurance, short- & long-term disability
  • Continuing Education Assistance
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Leave (e.g., Maternity, Paternity, Jury Duty, Bereavement, Military)
  • Third Party Employee Assistance Program that offers emotional and lifestyle well-being services, to include free counseling 
  • Supplemental Benefit Program 

Compensation at SimVentions is determined by a number of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s experience, education, training, security clearance, work location, skills, knowledge, and competencies, as well as alignment with our corporate compensation plan and contract specific requirements.  

The projected annual compensation range for this position is $70,000 - $100,000 (USD). This estimate reflects the standard salary range for this position and is just one component of the total compensation package that SimVentions offers.   

Why Work for SimVentions?

SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. It’s also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.

Support Our Warfighters

SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.

Drive Customer Success

We deliver innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact.

Get Involved in Giving Back

We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members to engage in throughout the year.

Build Innovative Technology

SimVentions takes pride in its innovative and cutting-edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer’s success.

Work with Brilliant People

At SimVentions, we don’t just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who benefit from the culture that we have created here.

Create Meaningful Solutions

We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve.

Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

  • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.
  • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.
  • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.
  • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.
  • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.
  • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.
  • Food: we have a lot of food around here.
  • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.
  • Resources:  excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.
  • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.
  • Fitness/Well-being:  opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.
  • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options
  • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.

Other Perks:

  • Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
  • Regular communication (“All-Hands”, “SimV Share”, “Imagineering Day”) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
  • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
  • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
  • What you bring to the table…


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)