Computer Systems Engineer
Tampa, FL 
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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!


A computer systems engineer in the Computer Systems and Cyber Security group is responsible for the integration and maintenance of core hardware and software infrastructure and services used by training devices. Core responsibilities will include the development of installation and secure configuration procedures for hypervisors (e.g. Hyper-V, VMware, etc.), operating systems (Linux and Windows), frameworks (such as .NET), network switches, and KVMs, as well as COTS and custom developed applications. Other responsibilities will include development and integration of standardized embedded solutions using various interfacing protocols. Developed products will provide a consistent, stable, and secure environment to support simulation software solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Development of reference solutions to maximize efficiency and create a consistent simulation environment
  • Computer system setup (includes hardware and software installation and troubleshooting)
  • Support of R&D project and innovation initiatives
  • Assist in the design and implementation of the most efficient solution in accordance with defined requirements.
  • Understanding of configuration management systems and large-scale software development.
  • Assist application engineers as required.
  • Coordinate and review technical/operational deliverables prior to submission.
  • Project Team Meetings (Weekly meetings with assigned staff).
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • B S degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Must possess at least 8 years of experience in simulation or related industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. All communications must be in English.
  • Analytical math skills necessary to complete the required tasks.
  • Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance
  • Proficient in C, C++, and C#
  • Thorough understanding of configuration management systems, hardware interfaces, and large scale software development.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows based development environments including MS Visual Studio and .NET.
  • Cybersecurity related certification (Security+, CISSP) preferred
  • IT related experience (VMware, Cisco, Active Directory) a plus
  • Knowledge of 1553 and ARINC protocols preferred
  • Experience with Networking, Serial IO, embedded software preferred

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 and Physical Demands

  • May be required to sit down for long lengths of time.
  • May be required to climb stairs.
  • Must be able to travel CONUS and to International sites for short duration
  • Must be able to climb stairs to enter and exit a simulator

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.

  • 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 are likely to be encountered.

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 Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.

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.


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