Lead Software Engineer
Arlington, TX 
Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Job Code: AS20203112-54612

Job Location: Arlington, TX

This is a hands-on technical software engineering position on the Networking and Infrastructure (NI) team. The successful candidate will support integration and configuration of computational system architecture and system software for real-time simulation applications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Improving performance of existing simulator models and algorithms.

  • Defining new simulation models and interfaces

  • Designing, integrating, and testing flight simulator architectures, networks, software interfaces, and software infrastructures

  • Supporting existing and creating new software build environments.

  • CMake, self-hosted Git/BitBucket knowledge useful.

  • Install and configure operating systems for flight simulators.

  • Troubleshooting issues with flight simulator equipment and interfaces

  • Managing Linux and Windows platforms and applications.

  • Develop solutions to increase automation.

  • Communicating with an understanding and consideration of varied perspectives and technical knowledge specialties.

  • Showing the ability to carry tasks through to completion with only general technical direction

  • Travelling as needed to maintain existing solutions at customer sites.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • DoD Secret Clearance is required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline

  • Creation and maintenance of coldstart procedures that are used to install and configure the OS on various Linux and Windows machines

  • 9 years of direct software development experience post degree, C++ preferred (7 with Masters Degree)

  • 7 plus years in Linux development environment

  • 4 plus years Software Debugging experience

Preferred Skills

  • Previous simulation system experience

  • Management of a software baseline, including branching, merging, building,maintaining, and installing software

  • High-level knowledge concerning compiling and linker infrastructure:

  • Microsoft Visual C++

  • GNU Compiler Collection

  • Knowledgeable in Algorithm performance and design

  • HLA/DIS/DDS experience

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.

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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
9+ years
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