Thank you for your interest in a career at Engineering & Computer Simulations. We currently have an immediate need for the following position(s) and location(s):

  Curriculum Specialist, RN - Dayton , OH

Job Description

The Air Force Medical Modeling and Simulation Training (AFMMAST) program mission is to develop and use advanced learning technologies and methodologies to improve medical education and training for healthcare teams and patients, for the purpose of improving healthcare outcomes. The Curriculum Specialist shall be responsible for providing analysis, and development activities for the AFMMAST program, to include developing and conducting analyses on simulation training effectiveness, training cost effectiveness, training impact on medical outcomes and patient safety metrics related to the implementation of medical modeling and simulation.  The Curriculum Specialist shall organize and direct education and training efforts related to the development and execution of training scenarios and curriculum in support of the AFMMAST program.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance for simulation courseware creation and/or modification in support of the sustainment of designated courses.
  • Identify learning needs based on Risk Management Data, Patient Safety Data, NOTAMS, and other applicable DoD regulatory and/or readiness requirements, and develop simulation-based courseware and scenarios based upon these findings.
  • Serve as a medical and simulation content subject matter expert (SME) for developing curriculum related to simulation technology.
  • Utilize blended learning concepts to maximize the utility of developed educational tools and encompass optimal learning domains, commensurate with student level of practice. If the curriculum is not within the medical area of expertise of the Curriculum Specialist, the Curriculum Specialist will validate curriculum content through SG Consultants, Functional Managers, Specialty Leaders, or other identified SMEs to support end-user and Service Leadership objectives and requirements.
  • Ensure that developed curriculum tools are posted for use on the applicable AFMMAST Portal as directed.
  • Provide and update content related to functional activities in support of applicable AFMMAST web-based technologies, and in support of any stipulated electronic records file plan.
  • Ensure in developing curriculum content simulation education program key elements and terminal learning objectives are taken into account, and shall ensure that simulation training outcomes measures meet educational and skill sustainment requirements.
  • Remain abreast of current medical management practices and use that knowledge to adapt curriculum products.
  • Evaluate simulation technologies and adjuncts to meet training gaps, and shall assist with planning for deployment of such technologies and adjuncts to appropriate simulation sites.

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to those developing AFMMAST policies, in areas related to curriculum use and development.
  • Ensure reasonable timeliness of response, from time of customer request for operational/corporate support/assistance – response within 3 business days and resolution of issues within 30 calendar days.
  • Coordinate with simulation sites to compile data in support of the simulation program.
  • Work with outside sources, such as Industry, Academia and DoD Research Agencies, to identify future technology for program advancement. These findings will be communicated to program management.
  • Attend/brief at designated conferences, workshops, and educational facilities to promote and advance medical modeling and simulation, as directed by the government.
  • Review and provide assessments on for program management, and shall serve as liaison for requirements and processes pertinent to medical modernization activities.

 

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Nursing, Medical, Education), Degree field must provide academic preparation that directly relates to human performance, training program evaluation, data collection, organization, analysis and reporting. Degree field industrial and organizational psychology, school or educational psychology.
  • Three to five years of related experience in education and the medical industry.
  • Experience with tools including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

Preferred:

  • Eight years of experience developing blended curricula for simulation-based medical training. Master’s degree
  • Competence in blended learning environments that span the full spectrum of human patient simulators, online courseware, virtual patients, computer-based and mobile-based serious medical games, standardized patients, virtual environments and task trainers in support of a blended training environment
  • Involvement in professional organizations related to medical simulation and skills lab application in curricula.
  • Training or certification in learning theory and curriculum development.
  • Training in varying methods of courseware/curriculum development projects and feedback collection methodologies.

Location: Wright Patterson AFB

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  Graphic Designer - Montgomery, AL

Job Description

Graphic Designer will assist in the design, production and release of printed and electronic materials that include but are not limited to, layout using InDesign software, Adobe photoshop, to produce training related instructor lesson plans, student readers/workbooks, newsletters, websites and graphic products to support auditorium and classroom presentations and Web Based Training (WBT) Modules, cross platform electronic publications.

  • Use knowledge of current graphic design software to generate and manipulate graphic images, animations, sound, text and video into consolidated and seamless cross platform multimedia programs in order to support textbook production and auditorium presentations (which also combine narrative and graphic elements), CBTs and WBTs
  • Load, typesetting and verifying data from source documents and files by using equipment and software packages to include current versions of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop Creative Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Audition, Illustrator and/or alternative professional software. Additionally intermediate skills are required for Microsoft Office applications.
  • Maintain the master curriculum files in accordance with HC/DE Operating Instruction 36-1 and DE Curriculum Production Guidelines. Maintain replication of hardware and products.
  • Replicating a predetermined number of copies of functional-area, master curriculum lessons on CD/DVD and labeling of CD/DVD
  • Ensure proper formatting for web-based distribution.
  • Load data to electronic media – such as CD-ROM, DVDs, or any other form of appropriate media, and the organization’s shared network drive
  • Utilizing organization’s designated/provided software packages designed for data entry with verification
  • Interfacing with other electronic files of various complexity; such as, graphic files, electronic mail, and selectively transferring data from one to the other.
  • Transactions are considered to be medium to high in complexity, requiring contractor personnel to become familiar with a variety of input/output documents.

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or 6 years’ experience
  • US Citizenship required
  • Secret Clearance preferred but not required.

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  Simulation Operator - Baltimore, MD

Job Description

  • Operates and maintains task trainers, mannequin-based simulators, and surgical simulators, along with computerized simulators, virtual reality procedural trainers, and associated supplies and equipment.
  • Operates simulation equipment with the ability to follow medical aspects of training scenarios and make appropriate adjustments based on participant actions.
  • Operates an audio-video recording system
  • Sets up simulation supplies/equipment to meet assigned training site objectives
  • Manage simulation training and provides feedback to Course Director and/or Medical Facility staff
  • Oversees all simulation encounters to include after action reports (AAR) of simulation training
  • Works with a broad array of stakeholders to contribute to the development of educationally sound simulation curriculum (e.g., scenarios) as needed.

Required

  • US Citizenship
  • 3+ years of experience with the operation of patient simulation equipment
  • Associates degree or technical certification in a computer technology field (e.g. hardware, networking, helpdesk, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience in the civilian medical or military medical field
  • Paramedic equivalent medical knowledge
  • Experience and understanding of human physiologic responses and experience to  anticipate participants responses to scenarios
  • Military experience, particularly military medical experience
  • Working knowledge of the organizational functions and training requirements of Air Force Medical Treatment Facilities
  • Experience as any technical course instructor/teacher
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, computer proficiency, and the ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of course development and education methodology for working with adult learners in a military environment
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  3D Hard Surface Modeler, Technical Artist - Pittsburgh / West Mifflin, PA

Job Description

  • Support development of an immersive, interactive, 3D Virtual Team Trainer by working with artists, game programmers, and subject matter experts to generate digital graphics and animations for use in CryENGINE
  • Perform digital photography and editing, digital video filming, editing and compression, prepare 3D models, 2D/3D graphics, and 2D/3D animations. This includes 3D Avatar creation and animation.
  • Assist with the 3D model reference data collection, which may include long-distance travel to U.S. locations or facilities
  • Provide recommendations on best practices and methods to implement the Virtual Team Trainer features in CryENGINE
  • Assist with integrating 3D models and assets into the CryENGINE and Virtual Team Trainer system
  • Create the 3D models as directed by the client and ensure graphics utilized fully satisfy fidelity and requirements specified
  • Mentor government personnel and team members on 3D modeling best practices to continually improve the Virtual Team Trainer and established asset development pipeline
  • Support Quality Assurance during product testing and respond to and resolve asset-related issues or defects identified
  • Attend regular meetings with development team and government personnel to review the status of work in progress, discuss new tasks, and to establish targets for completion of specific items
  • Perform other duties as related to development and support of the Virtual Team Trainer

Required

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have an active U.S. DOE “L” or U.S. DOD “Secret” level Security Clearance
  • Must be located in or be willing to immediately relocate to Pittsburgh/West Mifflin Borough, PA
  • Minimum Associates Degree in a related discipline
    • Software: Proficient in Autodesk 3dsmax
    • Software: Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
    • Software: Experienced in Adobe After Effects and/or Adobe Premiere
    • 3D Skills: Experienced in Hard Surface Real-time Modeling, UV Unwrapping, Animation
    • 2D Skills: Experienced in Photorealistic Texturing, Real-time Material Texture Maps, Photo Manipulation
    • Photography Skills: Experienced in digital photography and editing for capturing and manipulating reference data
    • PC Skills: Experienced in Windows 7 operating system

Desired Skills/Experience:

    • Software: Experience with CryENGINE
    • Software: Experience with Pixologic ZBrush
    • Software: Experience with Unity3D
    • 3D Skills: Character Modeling, Character Skinning/Weighting, Multi-Sub Texturing, Specular/Normal Maps
    • Game Engine Skills: Realistic Level Design, Real-time Lighting, Character Editing & Animation, Layer/File Structure, Procedural Textures/Materials, Shader Functionality
    • Reality Capture: Processing and Manipulating reference data including 3D Scan Data, Point Clouds, Photography, and Video
    • Software: Adobe Flash/Animate
    • Technical Art Skills: Experience including Scripting, Tool Development, Shader Development, and Procedural Materials
    • Personal, Professional, or Military Experience with Naval/Maritime environments
    • Strong portfolio showcasing best, recent, or most relevant work

An art test will be provided  before/during interview process, with satisfactory completion of test required for consideration or eligibility

Security

  • Security Clearance Required

  USAF Air Mobility Command Aircraft Production Management Subject matter Expert – Part Time/On Call - McGuire/Ft Dix/Lakehurst

Job Description

Provides guidance and subject matter expertise to software development team on AMC aircraft maintenance operations. Uses experience and knowledge of AMC aircraft maintenance, planning, scheduling and organizing to support realistic development and sustainment of the USAF Expeditionary Operations School’s (EOS) training tools – specifically the Aircraft Maintenance Production Simulator (AMPS) training simulator.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review AMPS upgrade and maintenance request from the EOS
  • Provide subject matter expertise to development team
  • Translate requirements to development and ISD staff
  • Review draft deliveries pertaining to AMPS
  • Ensure virtual representation of flight line environment and aircraft layout are realistic
  • Provide recommendations to development team and PM for changes
  • Attend team meetings as required
  • Attend client meetings as required
  • Online Courses, Serious Medical Gaming and App creation, Discussion Forums, etc.) to continually enhance the web-based portal.
  • Assist with website design, development, testing, management, maintenance
  • Assist with the IT Division budget

Required

  • 8 years’ experience in Air Mobility Command Aircraft Production career field
  • Expert knowledge of AMC flight line operations
  • Deep understanding of AMC aircraft and ground operations
  • Experience coordinating aircraft maintenance activities

Other

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 10 years’ experience in Air Mobility Command Aircraft Production career field
  • Basic understanding of software development processes

Professional Skills

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  Avionic Mechanic (MOS 15N) Course Instructor - Huntsville, AL

Job Description

The successful candidate will support the CH-47F training mission needs. The Candidate must be able to identify and support any new training and/or training system requirements throughout the weapon system life-cycle. The successful candidate must be able to perform Training Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) of the aircraft and identify skills, knowledge, and abilities required to safely operate and maintain the U.S. Army CH-47F Cargo Helicopter standards. The candidate will conduct new equipment academic instruction on aircraft systems CONUS and OCONUS. This job is a training position only.

Required

  • Military aircraft avionics maintenance experience
  • Successful completion of the CH-47F 15N course
  • Knowledge of TRADOC training and processes
  • This position requires strong organizational and communication skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • High school degree or equivalent required

Other

Preferred

  • Experience teaching the CH-47F 15N course
  • Aircraft maintenance supervisor experience
  • Experience developing interactive multimedia computer-based training using automated authoring software
  • Experience applying instructional design for new training systems using analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation (ADDIE) processes
  • Adobe products

Special Requirements

  • Current US Citizen
  • Ability to travel extended for extended periods
  • Domestic and international travel is required

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  Non-rated Crew Member (NCM) (MOS 15U) Course Instructor/Analyst - Huntsville, AL

Job Description

The successful candidate will support the CH-47F training mission needs. The Candidate must be able to identify and support any new training and/or training system requirements throughout the weapon system life-cycle. The candidate should be able to perform Training Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) of the aircraft and identify skills, knowledge, and abilities required to safely operate and maintain the U.S. Army CH-47F Cargo Helicopter standards. The candidate will conduct new equipment academic instruction on aircraft systems CONUS and OCONUS. This job is a training position only.

Required

  • Advanced aircraft maintenance experience
  • Successful completion of the CH-47F NCM academic course
  • Knowledge of TRADOC training and processes
  • This position requires strong organizational and communication skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • High school degree or equivalent required

Other

Preferred

  • CH-47F Cargo Helicopter Non-rated Crew Member experience
  • Experience teaching the CH-47F NCM academic course
  • Experience developing interactive multimedia computer based training using automated authoring software
  • Experience applying instructional design for new training systems using analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation (ADDIE) processes
  • Avionics maintenance experience
  • Adobe products

Special Requirements

  • Current US Citizen
  • Ability to travel extended for extended periods
  • Domestic and international travel is required

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  Analyst/ Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Huntsville, AL

Job Description

The successful candidate will support the CH-47F training mission needs. The Candidate must be able to identify and support any new training and/or training system requirements throughout the weapon system life-cycle. The successful candidate should be able to perform Training Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) of the aircraft and identify skills, knowledge, and abilities required to safely operate and maintain the U.S. Army CH-47F Cargo Helicopter standards. The candidate will conduct new equipment academic instruction on aircraft systems CONUS and OCONUS. This job is a training position only and does not require flight instruction.

Required

  • Qualified CH-47F rotary wing aviator
  • Advanced aircraft qualification
  • Successful completion of the CH-47F Pilot Academic Course
  • Maintenance experience on advanced military aircraft
  • Knowledge of TRADOC training and processes
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • High school degree or equivalent required

Other

Preferred

  • Aircraft maintenance supervisor experience (Maintenance Officer/Senior NCO)
  • Avionics repair experience
  • Experience developing interactive multimedia computer based training using automated authoring software
  • Experience applying instructional design for new training systems using analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation (ADDIE) processes
  • Experience teaching the CH-47F Pilot Academic Course
  • CH-47F rating
  • Adobe products
  • Microsoft Project

Special Requirements

  • Current US Citizen
  • Ability to travel extended for extended periods
  • Domestic and international travel is required

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required

  Web/Database Developer - San Antonio, TX

Job Description

Web/Database Developer is the single point of contact for all MMAST Network users. Web/Database Developer designs, develops, and implements software packages for websites. Troubleshoots debugs and implements software code. Has knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures as they relate to web and database development (i.e., SQL, C++, HTML, CGI and JavaScript). Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Single point of contact for all MMAST Network users.
  • Provide network users timely notification of planned or unplanned system maintenance or degradation of the network.
  • Provide on-site website and database design, development, testing, management, maintenance, and support to government and contractor employees to develop and maintain the applicable MMAST Portal and other applicable web-based/IT/LMS sites.
  • Keep the IM/IT section and COR apprised of any technical problems that arise, and take initiative to resolve such problems in a timely manner that is most cost-effective to the government and provide the highest possible level of customer support.
  • Confirm client requirements, compile reports, and develop the necessary justification documents to acquire needed technical products.
  • Provide expertise in website/database development to design and maintain all hardware/software infrastructures.
  • Provide content management and coordinate with MMAST PMO sections and end users to gather and consolidate training needs and content (computer based training (CBTs), Online Courses, Serious Medical Gaming and App creation, Discussion Forums, etc.) to continually enhance the web-based portal.
  • Website design, development, testing, management, maintenance
  • Assist with the IT Division budget

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming or related field, or a minimum of 10 years computer programing experience.
  • Proficient database skills (i.e. SQL)
  • 8 years web design and database experience (Six Years if Master’s Degree is possessed).
  • Deep expertise in various web and mobile web applications development using Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013 and Designer, MS Access, Adobe Dreamweaver, AJAX, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, SQL.
  • 3 years’ experience working with database and information architecture, with web application integration
  • 1-2 years’ experience with database modeling and development
  • Basic understanding of Flash video/animation, Unity web player, and other software used for e-training
  • 3 years’ experience working with the latest SCORM compliance requirements and programming methodology to integrate virtual training platforms and data tracking within the applicable MMAST Portal
  • Ability to communicate and teach non-technical users
  • Experience working with, designing and developing Content Management Systems

Other

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Military experience, particularly military medical experience
  • Working knowledge of the organizational functions and training requirements of Air Force Medical Treatment Facilities
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Access Database knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of database and information architecture, with web application integration

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
  • Team player with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

If your position is not currently listed, please continue to check this section of our website for updates. We are always looking for qualified people to add to our team, and when new positions open, we will post them here.

Again, thank you for your interest in ECS!