Software Enginer

CAE Inc. - Suffolk, VA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $84,000 - $110,000 a year
CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.

Software Enginer

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Role and Responsibilities

This position is located in Suffolk VA and is contingent upon contract award.


This software engineer position will focus on web development using JavaScript and framework development using C++. The candidate will work within a team of software engineers to build high performance, cloud based visualization and dissemination services based on high fidelity geospatial data sources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, and implement software
Perform programming tasks as assigned using C++, C#, or JavaScript
Design software architectures and programming approaches using standard software approaches
Expected to work without constant supervision .
Report status on tasks and assignments
Must be able to generate preliminary and detailed designs as required for enhancements or modifications to existing designs, requiring the application of current industry design concepts and utilization of basic technical writing skills.
All software implementation phases (code, test, and documentation) are expected to be performed.
Integration and testing of stand-alone utilities or small sub-systems.
Must be able to perform effectively as part of the project "team".
Qualifications and Education Requirements

BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, GIS, or related field required.
Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in the simulation or software development industry
Technical areas of expertise must include: current software development methodologies and tools.
Computer programming languages: C# or C++
Professional experience writing JavaScript with libraries such as Angular JS, Node, Ext.js, etc.
Professional experience using Relational Database Management Systems such as Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server, and/or Oracle
Professional experience using an IDE such as Microsoft Visual Studio
Professional experience using a source code repository such as Mercurial, GIT, or Subversion
Professional experience using a defect management system such as Bugzilla, JIRA, or Fogbugz
Analytical math skills necessary to complete the required tasks.
Professional experience using Calculus and Linear Algebra
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Ability to perform technical briefings to various groups and engineers
Experience using Microsoft Office Products such as Powerpoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook
Related skill areas should include: technical writing and presentation.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Individual must have a current and active US Department of Defense (DoD) TS-SCI or Personal security clearance.

Experience writing Ruby on Rails
Experience writing Python Scripts
Experience using OpenGL or WebGL
Experience working with service-based architectures
Experience with cloud environments such as AWS or Azure
IAT Level 2 Certification (e.g. Security +)
Experience with GDAL, GeoServer, OpenLayers or ESRI APIs
Experience with OGC Standards such as WMS, WFS, WPS, WCS, or CDB
Experience with Presagis Products such as Terra Vista or Creator
Experience with HTML, HTML5, CSS, XML, XSLT, and JSON
Experience with development methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall, or TSP
Modeling and simulation technologies such as SE Core CVEM, AVCATT, CCTT, JCATS, JTLS, MTWS, MUSE, VBS2, VBS3, CACCTUS, JSAF, OneSAF, JLCCTC
Security Responsibilities

Must comply with 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.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Must be able to sit down for long lengths of time.
Must be able to climb stairs.
Must be able to travel CONUS and to International sites
Must be willing to work overtime
Must be able to work in a team 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.
We are an EOE/AA employer and give 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.

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

CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

The masculine gender is used throughout this job description solely to make the text easier to read and therefore applies to both men and women.