Flight Dynamics Software Engineer

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

Performs engineering work requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria. Assistance is furnished on unusual problems. Work is reviewed for application of sound engineering judgment.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Entry level uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties Works directly with more senior Teammates.  Work is closely observed and reviewed.
  • Reviews simulator engineering specifications, malfunction documents, flight test requirements, flight test and aircraft data.
  • Implements all standard flight simulation software and integrates the software with that of other engineering disciplines.
  • Directs flight testing for simulator validation and reviews gathered data.
  • Reduces and integrates flight test data into off-line simulation environment.
  • Develops and/or implements complete flight program Math Model and source code as required by the aircraft simulator specification.
  • Using the off-line simulation environment or the simulator, performs procedures to empirically refine a software design meeting all applicable objective and subjective criteria.
  • Determines flight test data to be used in and prepares the Qualification Test Guide.
  • Works with engineering colleagues, project engineers, and others to achieve a smoothly integrated system.
  • Presents the simulator performance and handling characteristics to the customer and corrects deficiencies identified by the customer. This may include working at customer facilities.
  • Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.
  • Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and departments.
  • Accountable for the control and distribution of documents and/or equipment subject to export control restrictions and the security of FSI materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FSI products.
  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.
  • Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other applicable technical field

Minimum Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other applicable technical field

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Microsoft Office and FORTRAN.

  • Simulink and C desired

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of the Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.