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Modeling, Simulation, Serious Gaming Architect - Top Secret - CTJ

Company: Microsoft
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.The Microsoft Federal organization was established to address the unique mission, legal/regulatory requirements, and procurement rules and processes of the United States Government (USG). - Microsoft Federal is committed to ensuring its resources - including appropriately qualified, experienced, and certified personnel (with necessary security clearances or otherwise) are available as needed to meet USG evolving needs. - To that end, Microsoft embraces, as a mission-critical philosophy, flexibility in the recruiting, hiring, and workforce assignment of Microsoft Federal personnel. - - Microsoft Federal personnel can expect to serve in various roles in the Microsoft Federal organization during the course of their career to meet evolving USG needs, regardless of segment - Civilian, Defense, or intelligence community.Microsoft is looking for a Modeling, Simulation, Serious Gaming Architect to design advanced simulation architectures to meet existing and future state requirements for Defense and Intelligence customers and oversee the delivery of the architectures for DoD customers.The Modeling, Simulation, Serious Gaming Architect shall be a change agent, defining new ways of simulating all domain operations at hyper-scale connecting the Digital World with the Physical World.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:Design advanced simulation architectures using physics-based gaming engines, gaming patterns, cloud-native gaming solutions, and integrated enterprise data sets and cloud services to create new simulation experiencesResponsible for designing simulation architectures that become Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) for customers.Develops solutions to a variety of highly complex engineering problems of advanced scope and complexityPerforms highly complex systems design, development, and integration from the start of a systems life cycle to the endDefine and develop system architectures, then lead teams to build and deliverSupport the development of internal technical principles and quality standardsSupport the growth of the technical team through teaching and mentorshipContribute to projects through hands-on involvement in software development, test, and integrationWork with existing internal physics models, 3rd party software, and software engineers to develop next-generation physics-based simulationsExperience writing and coordinating engineering and technology integration and migration strategiesExperience successfully leading matrixed, geographically diverse technical product and engineering project teamsAbility to communicate complex ideas and produce and present clear, concise, well-organized, and audience-relevant presentations and documentsAbility to create a positive, collaborative working relationship with representatives and stakeholders from external organizationsQualificationsQualifications:The Modeling, Simulation, Serious Gaming Architect shall create the Enterprise Metaverse for Defense and Intelligence customers.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 8+ years experience as a solution architectOR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 6+ years experience as a solution architectOR equivalent experience.5+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure and the ability to build complex architecture by combining data and service infrastructure with end-user applicationsExperience with Unreal and/or Unity gaming engines.Experience with geospatial technologies, standards, and imagery such as ESRI, Open Geospatial Consortium, Maxar, and Blackshark.ai.Additional or Preferred Qualifications:Experience with data-driven enablement of end-users use cases that intersect enterprise business and technologyUnderstanding of integration of 3D geospatial imagery with gaming enginesFamiliarity with 3D remote rendering such as Unreal Pixel Streaming, Microsoft Xcloud, WebRTC, etc.Understanding of XR technologies and devices such as Microsoft HoloLens or otherExpert experience with dispersed network infrastructures with multiple classification levels (e.g., NIPR, SIPR, JWICS)Knowledge of and experience in SAP PL-3 and PL-4Experience in data governance fields such as lineage, quality, catalog, etc.Experience with the JSIG and all the relevant and included requirements and standardsDeep experience building platforms that enable integration of differentiated technologies and new innovative approachesUnderstanding of integration of 3D geospatial imagery with gaming enginesFamiliarity with 3D remote rendering such as Unreal Pixel Streaming, Microsoft Xcloud, WebRTC, etc.Understanding of XR technologies and devices such as Microsoft HoloLens or otherFamiliarity with the Entity Component System patternFamiliarity with Azure PlayfabFamiliarity with Microsoft Azure High-Performance ComputingFamiliarity with Azure Digital TwinsUnderstanding of physics modelsExperience implementing DevOps on the Azure platformTop Secret ClearanceThe successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Security Clearance.------ Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.US Citizenship: -The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual basis.The salary for this role in the state of Colorado is between $131,900 to $197,500. At Microsoft, certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role.Candidates selected for this position must comply with Federal Executive Order 14042 mandating that federal contractors and subcontractors receive the COVID-19 vaccine by being fully vaccinated before their date of hire, or work with Microsoft to receive an approved religious or medical accommodationMicrosoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. - We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request -via the Accommodation request form.Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.Benefits and PerksIndustry leading healthcareSavings and investmentsGiving programsEducational resourcesMaternity and paternity leaveOpportunities to network and connectDiscounts on products and servicesGenerous time awayJob SummaryJob number: 1353692Date posted : 2022-06-03Travel: 0-25%Profession: Consulting ServicesRole type: Individual ContributorEmployment type: Full-TimeExperience: Experienced professionals

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