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Job Title Software Engineer
Company Summary All opportunities posted are ongoing.

The objectives of the US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL) research programs are to prevent or minimize health hazards in the military operations environment and sustain the aviator’s individual performance. The laboratory conducts research in acoustics, vision, crew workload, stress and fatigue, and life support systems. Current research efforts focus on the health hazards of Army aviation, tactical vehicles, selected weapons systems, and airborne operations.


Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:
• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation

• Training & Travel


Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.


Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.


The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.
Location Fort Rucker, AL
Country United States
Position Id USAARL-1287908258
Job Description

Participate in the development of modeling and simulation software needed in support of the Visual Sciences Branch of the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory. Projects include such diverse areas as rotary wing flight simulation, modeling of cockpit displays and advanced optical systems, and the modeling of visual perception. This position will require consultation with researchers in order to program algorithms with minimal direction. Software degree from a school of engineering with the curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) including differential and integral calculus and linear algebra courses preferred. 


In addition to the above requirements, the following experience would be beneficial to the successful applicants: (1) Microsoft flight simulator or other virtual simulation experience; and (2) Rudimentary knowledge of physical optics and color science.


Number of Openings 1
Degree Specialization Software Engineering
Degree Required Bachelor Degree Graduate