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Graphics Application Engineer

Company: GaN
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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About GaN:


Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. 


Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN you are not an employee, you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 


Come join the company and develop innovative solutions to make a positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance! 


Do you have a passion for graphic design? We are looking for exceptional candidates for a Graphics Application Engineer position. Apply today and become an owner where big hearts and big brains meet.


Job Overview:


GaN is seeking a Graphics Application Engineer to join our team in Huntsville, Alabama. This position would sit onsite at Redstone Arsenal.


Program Overview


The Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) is a Government owned, managed, and developed software suite.  NSITE is used by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Joint Services, and numerous labs in support of continued testing of systems employed for defense of the United States and our Allies.  The NSITE software provides data collection, situational awareness, and analysis capabilities to a wide range of users who benefit from NSITE’s ability to act as an independent third-party truth teller.  The NSITE team has in-depth experience in Tactical Data Links (TDL), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Test, Enterprise Information Technology, Software and Systems Engineering and Information Assurance.

  • Responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining three-dimensional graphics technology to represent the Earth and activities on a globe relevant to Missile Defense tests.
  • Work on a small agile development team where success is defined by the ability to understand your path forward, effectively communicate that path, and complete the task inherent to that path in a timely matter.
  • Research advancements in data visualization and related fields to help steer the product toward long term success.
  • Communicate with leadership and the customer to ensure a common understanding of requirements.
  • Document your work for the benefit of your teammates, the user, leadership, and posterity.
  • Identify and solve challenging problems by writing performant, elegant, and practical code.

Requirements (minimum):


  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years or more of experience; Masters and three (3) years of more of experience; PhD and zero (0) years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience developing robust and efficient graphics software using aforementioned OpenGL, and/or other major graphics frameworks.
  • Professional software engineering experience, working on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong fundamentals in computer science topics including; linear algebra and 3-Dimensional mathematics, object-oriented design, algorithms, computer networks, and data structures
  • High level of comfort working with different coordinate systems (Cartesian, WGS84, UTM, etc.).
  • Knowledge of basic network protocols.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and comfort working on shared projects with designers, artists, testers, and other developers. 



Desired Qualifications:


  • Experience with hardware acceleration for graphics applications.
  • Knowledge of Tactical Data Links (e.g. Link-16, JREAP, DIS, VMF, XML, etc.) and the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) test environment.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Visual Studio 2017/2019.
  • Experience with using Git version control, Bitbucket, and JIRA as software management tools.
  • Experience interacting with SQL databases.



Special Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Interim Secret security clearance required to start with the ability to obtain and maintain full Secret clearance.  Active Secret clearance preferred. 


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.


Keywords: GaN, Huntsville , Graphics Application Engineer, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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