Software Engineer (Skillbridge)
Binghamton, NY 
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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!

Making the transition from Military to Civilian life is exciting and CAE is proud to help. In partnership with the Skillbridge program, CAE provides an opportunity to make that transition even more seamless. As a Skillbridge intern at CAE you will learn how to leverage your technical and leadership skills in the civilian world with the goal of joining our team full time at the conclusion of your internship.

DoD Skillbridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD Skillbridge Program prior to start of internship

Summary

As an employee at CAE USA, you are not just an employee but a member of the Link family, where co-workers care not just about their work products but our customers, the community and each other. CAE USA Software Engineers are part of the program team which strives to not only meet but exceed our customers' expectations. Software Engineers support computational systems architecture and system software for real-time simulation applications; create new and modified simulation models using established modeling techniques; and work closely with other engineering disciplines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • This position is for a software engineer who is self-motivated, has a strong work ethic, and takes ownership and accountability for their work.
  • Producing plans for execution of software tasks in support of program requirements within budget and schedule constraints
  • Providing accurate and timely status of budget, schedule, and technical issues
  • Managing software tasking throughout the lifecycle of the program
  • Supporting other program leadership as required.
  • Managing assigned software tasks by planning tasking assignments, tracking tasks to closure, and supporting peers as required.
  • Ensuring all program requirements are met, program risks are identified and mitigated, and company processes are followed.
  • Candidate should be a fast learner with very strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Working in a team environment on challenging projects with a team of software engineers using either Waterfall or Agile methodologies

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 10 years Software engineering experience
  • Ability to apply sound engineering principles and develop innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, document, test and debug simulation software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Experience implementing functional requirements for computer software
  • Software languages - FORTRAN, C/C++, Ada, C#, Java
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, interpersonal, and listening
  • Proven success in a fast-paced development environment and possess a willingness to take ownership, accept accountability, and thrive under pressure
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive criticism
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • General computer skills including use of Microsoft Office products
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance within a five-year investigation period
  • Flexibility to support occasional overtime, weekend work, shift work and site travel (CONUS)
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with continuous integration, automated testing frameworks, build management, artifact management preferred
  • Experience working in an Agile team environment with several other members contributing to an overall product line of systems.
  • MS Windows Linux, Unix, OO Design, Modo, Qt, DDS experience
  • Experience with Aerodynamics design and RF Systems
  • Experience with Flight Simulation and/or Radar Systems
  • Familiarity with aircraft avionics 1553 protocol and simulator experience
  • Experience working in a production environment
  • Knowledge of different testing methodologies (e.g., White/Gray/Black box testing)
  • Prior Military Experience

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith 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 DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment

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

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

Regular

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 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.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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