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Aviation Computer Programmer

Company: ATAC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

ATAC has an opening for an Aviation Computer Programmer. This is a full-time mid-level staff position and is located at ATAC's office in Arlington, VA, or Atlantic City, N.J. The successful candidate will participate in the development of fast-time simulation software for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Responsibilities include:

  • Working as part of a team to build fast-time simulation software that model aircraft traffic in the National Airspace System (NAS)
  • Devising algorithms and source code that provide simulation software functionality
  • Creating user interfaces
  • Documenting code/processes
  • Performing testing, validation, and verification of software features
  • Providing user support and training

    A background check will be required for this position.


    ATAC is looking for career-minded people with the potential to grow professionally and advance into positions of greater technical and project management responsibility.

    Required attributes include:

    • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related fields, and 3 or more years of relevant experience
    • Experience with the Java and JavaScript programming languages including the Java Spring and JavaFX frameworks
    • Experience with SQL and XML data processing
    • Experience working in the Windows and Linux environments
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal relations skills

      Desirable attributes include:

      • Masters degree preferred
      • Experience with the Kotlin programming language
      • Experience with NAS fast-time simulation
      • A strong interest in the aviation field and solid understanding of the NAS and FAA objectives

        In addition, the ideal candidate is a team player, open to new ideas, technologies and development methodologies, thinks both logically and creatively, and approaches problems and problem solving with a positive and constructive attitude.

        If this sounds like you, please send your resume including a cover letter in which you summarize the particular elements of your background that relate to the requirements of this position to ATAC. If you need assistance in submitting a resume, please contact Human Resources at 408-736-2822.

        Corporate Information

        ATAC Corporation is a software and services company that specializes in providing the aviation community with state-of-the-art computer simulation, modeling, and analysis tools, as well as expert services in air traffic systems and operations design and analysis. We are committed to making major contributions to the aviation industry by providing high quality products and services to meet critical needs, while maintaining a creative, innovative, and responsive, small-company environment. We will be the best place to work for those who share our passion.

        ATAC serves clients in both the public and private sectors via its headquarters office in Santa Clara, California, and branch offices in Arlington, Virginia, and San Diego, California. Primary clients include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), service branches of the Department of Defense (DOD), airport authorities, airport planning and engineering firms, and private companies involved with aviation systems development and integration.

Keywords: ATAC, Arlington , Aviation Computer Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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