Careers 2018-01-09T14:41:35+00:00

ECS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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Job Summary

ECS is seeking an Apache Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join a dynamic, high performing team producing custom training solutions. We need a SME with practical experience working with training design, development, implementation and evaluation of distributed learning instructional deliveries to include blended learning, mobile learning, Serious Games, and scenario-based virtual training environments for multiple adult learning audiences. This position assists with instructional design processes to ensure that the learning objectives are well defined and met, contributes to the testing or evaluation of the end product and performs a post fielding gap analysis. This position works directly with Instructional Systems Designers, Task Leads, Developers, and Project Managers throughout the product lifecycle. This position falls under the supervision of the Program Director.

Prerequisites

  • S. Citizen and able to apply for a Security Clearance if so required
  • Background check is required

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reviews learning content throughout its lifecycle to include: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation (ADDIE)
  • Applies analytical skills to support the program
  • Contributes to authoring and editing technical writing for use in Design Documents, User Guides, Instructor Guides, Curriculum Materials, and other documentation related to games and software-based training
  • Interacts effectively with military, industry, and academic partners to compile requirements, learning objectives, and technical information necessary for producing effective training solutions
  • Typical duties include analysis, establishing requirements, performing logistics procedures, developing schedules, and providing management duties
  • Must be capable of multitasking, working within deadlines, and smoothly transition between various projects
  • Must be capable of providing accurate task completion estimates
  • Must be able to work in team environment

Required Skills/Experience

  • 20 years’ experience in area of expertise or specific discipline or functional area
  • Must have experience with military training tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work with Programmers, Graphic Artists
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in a deadline-oriented team production environment
  • Experience working with TRADOC processes

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Familiarity of training solutions including Serious Games, IMI Level IV courses, Simulations, or similarly complex training systems
  • Familiarity with blended learning environments
  • Familiarity with Adobe Captivate and/or Articulate Storyline
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Dreamweaver, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Experience working with military and government contracts
  • Post-secondary degree (AA, BA, BS) in related field(s)
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Job Summary

ECS is seeking an Apache Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join a dynamic, high performing team producing custom training solutions. We need a SME with practical experience working with training design, development, implementation and evaluation of distributed learning instructional deliveries to include blended learning, mobile learning, Serious Games, and scenario-based virtual training environments for multiple adult learning audiences. This position assists with instructional design processes to ensure that the learning objectives are well defined and met, contributes to the testing or evaluation of the end product and performs a post fielding gap analysis. This position works directly with Instructional Systems Designers, Task Leads, Developers, and Project Managers throughout the product lifecycle. This position falls under the supervision of the Program Director.

Prerequisites

  • S. Citizen and able to apply for a Security Clearance if so required
  • Background check is required

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reviews learning content throughout its lifecycle to include: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation (ADDIE)
  • Applies analytical skills to support the program
  • Contributes to authoring and editing technical writing for use in Design Documents, User Guides, Instructor Guides, Curriculum Materials, and other documentation related to games and software-based training
  • Interacts effectively with military, industry, and academic partners to compile requirements, learning objectives, and technical information necessary for producing effective training solutions
  • Typical duties include analysis, establishing requirements, performing logistics procedures, developing schedules, and providing management duties
  • Must be capable of multitasking, working within deadlines, and smoothly transition between various projects
  • Must be capable of providing accurate task completion estimates
  • Must be able to work in team environment

Required Skills/Experience

  • 20 years’ experience in area of expertise or specific discipline or functional area
  • Must have experience with military training tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work with Programmers, Graphic Artists
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in a deadline-oriented team production environment
  • Experience working with TRADOC processes

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Familiarity of training solutions including Serious Games, IMI Level IV courses, Simulations, or similarly complex training systems
  • Familiarity with blended learning environments
  • Familiarity with Adobe Captivate and/or Articulate Storyline
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Dreamweaver, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Experience working with military and government contracts
  • Post-secondary degree (AA, BA, BS) in related field(s)
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Job Summary

This position is all about rolling up sleeves, knocking down roadblocks, communicating when no one else will, and keeping morale high. It’s up to the Producer to ensure that stuff gets done, and making sure a game gets made. While not truly a game designer, the Producer must weave the wishes of the client or upper management into the final design. In short, the Producer is ultimately responsible for delivering the product on time and on budget while meeting established quality standards and goals.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be a US Citizen and eligible/able to apply for a US DOD Security Clearance if required (i.e. no felony history)
  • At least 2 years team management experience in a game or software production environment or industry

Duties:

  • Overseeing game projects, including design and delegation of development tasks
  • Ensuring timely delivery of deliverables (such as milestones)
  • Identifying, Gathering, and Tracking requirements and features throughout the project lifecycle
  • Acting as a liaison between the development staff and the upper stakeholders (clients and executive staff)
  • Developing and maintaining schedules and budgets (or working closely with Controller and Development Director)
  • Scheduling timely quality assurance (testing) and coordinating with the Quality Assurance Lead and Testers
  • Arranging and coordinating Beta testing, User Acceptance Testing, and focus groups, if applicable
  • Identifying, Estimating, Negotiating and Proposing new business opportunities (keeping a program sold)
  • Pitching game ideas to stakeholders (existing clients, potential clients, and executive staff)
  • Pitching research and development ideas to stakeholders (peers, other leads, and executive staff)
  • Contribute to development tasks, integration, and testing as needed

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Soft Skills: Organization, Communication, and Leadership
  • Software: Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Software: Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • Experience writing Game Design Documents or Software System Design Documents
  • Software: Experience with Unity3D, Unreal, or other game engines
  • PC Skills: Experienced in Windows 7+ operating systems

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Software: Experience with Autodesk 3ds Max or Maya
  • Languages: Experience with C++, C# or Java
  • Software: Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
  • Software: Experience with Adobe Captivate and/or Articulate Storyline
  • Photography Skills: Experienced in digital photography and editing for capturing and manipulating reference data
  • Military Experience is a plus

Education / Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Game Design or a related discipline
  • Project Management Certification such as PMP

Security

  • CAC/Government Access Card Required
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Job Summary

ECS is seeking a skilled Senior Software Engineer and experienced technical leader to develop advanced learning technology solutions such as Serious Games, Virtual Worlds, Web Based Courses, and Mobile Apps. The ideal candidate will convert requirements into great interactive software.  ECS wants not just a great technical architect but a leader that can mentor and professionally grow engineers on their team.  This position coordinates closely with the Development Director and Quality Assurance Lead to execute vision and enforcing good process standards.  Must be a highly motivated individual with initiative and a level-headed temperament. This is a full-time position.

Prerequisites

  • U.S. Citizen and able to apply for a Security Clearance if so required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes functional requirements in order to develop software requirements, related design, and code.
  • Leads and contributes to the analysis, design, development, test, modification and integration of software
  • Performs software testing (unit tests, peer code reviews, etc.)
  • Applies and maintains quality standards
  • Assesses severity of problems, determines corrective action, resolves technical problems, and performs fault isolation and implements solutions.
  • Revises and updates programs and documentation, including reviewing schedules and milestones
  • Maintains the host environment and toolsets required to implement software deliverables
  • Assists in specification preparation and assesses products for integration
  • Assists in the writing of reports, manuals, and procedures
  • Keeps abreast of industry standards, best practices, and other improvements in programming techniques
  • Engages in continuous self-improvement of technical skills and toolsets
  • Identifies and recommends value-added changes to existing coding practices, standards and tools
  • Shows commitment to company values, processes, and procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university and/or equivalent experience
  • 5 – 10 years of professional experience programming in a team environment
  • Ability to program in a variety of computer languages: C# .NET, C++, Java
  • Familiarity with web development and deployment technologies
  • Experience with current and next-gen development practices using Unity or other similar game engines
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Common Access Card or DOD Security Clearance (if required)

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Proficiency with Task and Issue tracking software such as Jira
  • Proficiency with Revision Control Software such as SVN
  • Familiarity working with SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, xAPI LMS, LRS
  • Programming experience with a full web stack such as PHP, MySQL, Tomcat, Linux, Apache, Ruby
  • Programming experience developing applications for Android and iOS (Objective-C, Swift)

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, computer proficiency, and the ability to work under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines consistently
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
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Job Summary

ECS is seeking an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) to join a dynamic, high performing team producing custom training solutions. We need an ISD with practical experience with the design, development and implementation of high-level Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) for distance learning instructional deliveries to include Serious Games, mobile learning, and scenario-based virtual training environments for multiple adult learning audiences. This position authors or compiles necessary storyboards for each course module, ensures that the learning objectives are defined and met, and contributes to the testing or evaluation of the end product. This position works directly with Task Leads, Developers, and Project Managers throughout the product lifecycle. This position falls under the supervision of the Development Director.

Prerequisites

  • U.S. Citizen and able to apply for a Security Clearance if so required

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs learning content throughout its lifecycle to include: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Contributes to authoring and editing technical writing for use in Design Documents, User Guides, Instructor Guides, Curriculum Materials, and other documentation related to games and software-based training
  • Interacts effectively with military, industry, and academic partners to compile requirements, learning objectives, and technical information necessary for producing effective training solutions
  • Must be capable of multitasking, working within deadlines, and smoothly transition between various projects
  • Must be capable of providing accurate task completion estimates

Required Skills/Experience

  • 5 years’ experience performing instructional design, adult education, or similar program
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience designing and developing curriculum for adult learners
  • Must have experience in applying instructional design best practices to immersive training solutions including Serious Games, IMI Level IV courses, Simulations, or similarly complex training systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Adobe Captivate and/or Articulate Storyline
  • Must have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work with Programmers, Graphic Artists, and Subject Matter Experts
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in a deadline-oriented team production environment

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Familiarity working with Section 508 Compliance
  • Familiarity working with SCORM (including versions 1.2 , 2004, Tin Can, and xAPI)
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Dreamweaver, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Familiarity working with Learning Management Systems (LMS) (including Ilias, Blackboard, AtlasPro, etc.)
  • Military and/or Aviation Experience

Education

  • Post-secondary degree (BA, BS) or equivalent experience/certification in Instructional Design & Technology, Instructional Technology, Curriculum, and Instruction or Educational Psychology or related field(s)
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Job Summary

ECS is seeking an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) to join a dynamic, high performing team producing custom training solutions. We need an ISD with practical experience with the design, development and implementation of high-level Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) for distance learning instructional deliveries to include Serious Games, mobile learning, and scenario-based virtual training environments for multiple adult learning audiences. This position authors or compiles necessary storyboards for each course module, ensures that the learning objectives are defined and met, and contributes to the testing or evaluation of the end product. This position works directly with Task Leads, Developers, and Project Managers throughout the product lifecycle. This position falls under the supervision of the Development Director.

Prerequisites

  • U.S. Citizen and able to apply for a Security Clearance if so required

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs learning content throughout its lifecycle to include: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Contributes to authoring and editing technical writing for use in Design Documents, User Guides, Instructor Guides, Curriculum Materials, and other documentation related to games and software-based training
  • Interacts effectively with military, industry, and academic partners to compile requirements, learning objectives, and technical information necessary for producing effective training solutions
  • Must be capable of multitasking, working within deadlines, and smoothly transition between various projects
  • Must be capable of providing accurate task completion estimates

Required Skills/Experience

  • 5 years’ experience performing instructional design, adult education, or similar program
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience designing and developing curriculum for adult learners
  • Must have experience in applying instructional design best practices to immersive training solutions including Serious Games, IMI Level IV courses, Simulations, or similarly complex training systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Adobe Captivate and/or Articulate Storyline
  • Must have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work with Programmers, Graphic Artists, and Subject Matter Experts
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in a deadline-oriented team production environment

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Familiarity working with Section 508 Compliance
  • Familiarity working with SCORM (including versions 1.2 , 2004, Tin Can, and xAPI)
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Dreamweaver, After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Familiarity working with Learning Management Systems (LMS) (including Ilias, Blackboard, AtlasPro, etc.)
  • Military and/or Aviation Experience

Education

  • Post-secondary degree (BA, BS) or equivalent experience/certification in Instructional Design & Technology, Instructional Technology, Curriculum, and Instruction or Educational Psychology or related field(s)
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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
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