Software Programmer
Oklahoma City, OK 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers' training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE's Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!

The Software Programmer reviews, creates or modifies code, debugs, and releases host computer software updates for the E-3 DRAGON flight training devices.

Candidates should have in-depth understanding of real-time programming concepts, cybersecurity policies, and sufficient technical knowledge and experience to implement them.

The candidate will identify, track, correct, and document discrepancies found in the E-3G DRAGON training devices. The candidate will manage Government approved training baselines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Modify and test host software (Fortran, C++, Python, etc.) changes to resolve approved change requests.
  • Apply information technology security principles and configure security settings on the design, development, integration, and analysis of classified computing systems and networks in various operating modes; to include Servers/Clients, Windows, LINUX, PC Desktops, LAN management, secure network links and supported applications.
  • Scan systems for vulnerabilities, compiles data, prepares risk assessments and mitigation plans, and prepares procedures for testing software and equipment. Duties include software installation and verification, troubleshooting, integration of COTS material, windows administration, as well as network device configuration and verification.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours as required.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Aerodynamics, or equivalent job experience
  • Proficient in MS Word, Visio, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint applications
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools such as Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Tenable Network Security Nessus, or similar
  • DoD 8570 certification of CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). Certification within 6 months is required per DoD Directive 8570.01M (e.g., Security+, CISSP).

Security Responsibilities

Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for Top Secret DoD Security Clearance.

Work Environment

This job operates in professional office and computer environments. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for Top Secret DoD Security Clearance.
  • Capable of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to ascend into a simulator device
  • Able to climb onto simulator device hard-to-reach areas
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Focused visual concentration and active listening skills
  • Able to lift and carry a minimum of 35 pounds and manual dexterity to bend, stoop, squat and stand for prolonged periods
  • Will occasionally have to move items over 50 pounds with assistance
  • Must be able to sit and operate a personal computer for long periods
  • Ability to perform essential duties and responsibilities at multiple training sites
  • Limited travel may be required

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.


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