Software Engineer (Simulated Environment)
Arlington, TX 
Posted 15 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!


As a Software Engineer, the employee is expected to perform in a production team role in the development and deployment of training systems, networking, interfacing with platform simulation applications, and general product-level integration and troubleshooting. The candidate should be able to follow direction of lead engineers, complete work with only general technical direction and work in a team environment. The candidate should also be able to communicate status/issues along with solutions/recommendations to lead engineers. The Software Engineer will update or develop software support documentation as required. This position requires assisting in the development of technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions must be imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organizational objectives and processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Develop real-time applications.
  • Perform programming tasks using Fortran, Ada, C, and C++.
  • Expected to be able to work without constant supervision.
  • Proactively communicate progress and impediments on tasks.
  • All software development phases are expected to be performed.
  • Must be able to perform effectively as part of the product team to integrate and develop various CGF (Computer Generated Forces) solutions.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain and hold a DoD Security Clearance.
  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, related field, or equivalent industry experience required.
  • Must possess at least 5 years' experience in the simulation or software related industry.
  • Experience using Windows and Linux.
  • Experience with Linux development environment.
  • Experience using source code repositories such as Git/BitBucket/GitHub/GitLab, ClearCase, and Perforce
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket)
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to present technical briefings to various groups and engineers
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Fortran, Ada, C, C++, Python, Perl.
  • Experience with Agile development (particularly SAFe).
  • Scrum Master, Product Owner, or other Agile leadership experience.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD and XP practices.
  • Strong interest in software best practices.
  • SAF experience (NGTS, OneSAF, MACE, etc.).
  • Familiarity with SAM sites and military air/ground/surface entity behaviors.

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.

Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

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.

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. Accommodations will be made where possible.

  • Moderate to high levels of stress associated with technical, schedule, and customer issues are to be expected with this position. Extended work hours and possible 2nd and 3rd shift assignments may be encountered.
  • May be required to sit down for long lengths of time.
  • May be required to climb stairs.
  • May be required to travel CONUS and to international sites.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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