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QinetiQ North America Simulation Software Engineer in Lorton, Virginia

Simulation Software Engineer

Location: Lorton, VA

Job Code: 1756

of Openings: 1


Who Are We?

QinetiQ Inc. is a leading innovator with over 25 years of experience rapidly developing advanced C5ISR sensor solutions and is a renowned world leader in robotics and autonomy.

The combined QinetiQ U.S. business unit brings capabilities across the full lifecycle of technology development from applied research and development to rapid prototyping, testing, fielding, and sustainment. Our expertise with unmanned platforms, broad sensing modalities, and cross-domain interoperability ensures that we deliver integrated solutions for Warfighter dominance in all phases of combat.

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms and systems, ground systems, soldier systems, maritime systems, airborne sensors and payloads, processing and exploitation capabilities, and integrated C2 solutions. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in fields such as sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

Our customers are always our number one priority and we consistently deliver Mission-Led Innovation to empower and protect our Defense and Security forces in the U.S. and abroad.

Your Contribution to Our Mission:

  • Work on the design and development of VR military training environments and simulations to support the front line warfighter effort in the fielding of new and emerging technologies

  • Support industry leaders in the creation of realistic and immersive VR training environments including terrain data development and interoperability

  • Help develop and integrate the next generation of warfightertraining and operational simulations to operate with C5ISR programs

  • Help enhance the development and distribution ofmilitary simulations capabilities from brigade combat teams to the squad level

To Land This Job, You Need: ​

  • Simulation System and Software engineering experience with military simulation programs and C5ISR systems, such as VBS and TAK.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or closely related technical discipline, plus 5 years of experience with progressively increasing support responsibility.

  • 8-10 years’ experience in Modeling and Simulation (M&S) to include experiences in applyingM&S to support actual training and operational simulations.

  • 5 years of experience with application programming interfaces.

  • Specific experience in Synthetic Training Environment (STE), Information Technology (IT) across the Live Virtual Constructive domains is required.

  • Knowledge of VBS is required.

  • Knowledge of OneSAF and Unreal Engine are desired.

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

DOD Secret

Why QinetiQ Inc.?

  • Your work will contribute to the protection of American Military and Security Forces.

  • Opportunity to work with leading edge technologies in simulation, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

  • Extensive opportunities for continuous learning, professional growth and advancement.

  • We only hire the best! No matter if you are entry or senior level, you will have the opportunity learn from some of the best in the industry.

  • We have fun! We regularly have company events, from luncheons and costume contests to golf tournaments.

  • We care about YOU and YOUR FAMILY. We offer competitive benefits and health insurance options.

No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand. That is why we have made the application process easy. We promise. This will be simple.


If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to staffing@us.qinetiq.com or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.