Interoperability Engineer III
Tampa, FL 
Posted 4 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 part of the Interoperability Group within the Software Engineering Department, the candidate will help develop interoperability solutions on all of our major programs. The Interoperability engineer will develop software and hardware solutions for the inter-operation of virtual trainers in a distributed environment with other virtual trainers, constructive simulations, or live exercise participants. The Interoperability engineer will also research latest technologies mainly in the area of networking and connectivity. The training environment is enriched with constructive entities provided via third party solutions or locally generated entities. The candidate will integrate third party tools such as middleware, tactical environments, federation management tools, stealth viewers, federation test tools and federated debrief systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Responsible for code, test, and documentation of software systems designs, requiring the application of current industry design concepts and utilization of basic technical writing skills.
  • These systems include either standalone or networked training devices.
  • Assignments will be geared towards real-time programming techniques for interoperability simulation applications.
  • Good interpersonal skills are required in this position, as interfacing with fellow group members and other engineering group members is essential.
  • The person in this position will be expected to report work status concisely and accurately to the Engineering Manager and Director as requested.
  • Must be able to perform effectively as part of the project "team".
  • Support Engineering Manager in Bid & Proposal of customer programs.
  • Occasionally, provide guidance and mentoring to junior level engineers

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum of four-year degree in engineering or computer science.
  • Must possess at least 5 years of experience in the simulation or related industry.
  • Possess 4 years' experience with DIS and/or HLA.
  • Expected to have working knowledge and experience with recognized industry standards for interoperability of HLA and DIS. Knowledge of TENA, DDS or CTIA would be a plus.
  • Demonstrated analytical and mathematical modeling ability.
  • Technical areas of expertise must include current software development methodologies and tools.
  • Related skill areas should include technical writing and presentation.
  • Secret security clearance is a plus.

Language Skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

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.

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.

  • Ability to operate personal computer and communicate via telephone

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 Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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