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Engineer Product Support Software

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 23515



Provides the necessary hands on software expertise to clear MACAR’s, simulator write-ups, perform modifications and upgrades, and other software related configuration efforts for all sites in the assigned region. Resides in one of the predesignated regional locations.


Reviews simulator engineering specifications, malfunction documents, Auto flight system test requirements, Auto flight related test data, and aircraft wiring diagrams and schematics, plus all additional Autoflight related aircraft specific data.


Designs and implements Auto flight simulation software and integrates the software with that of the other engineering disciplines such as flight, engines, systems, navigation, and visual systems.


Integrates Auto flight software with control loading and motion software and hardware.


Develop complete Auto flight system test program and prepare Auto flight system customer test plans.


Prepares customer test guide for the Auto flight system per specifications.


Understand and develop full Flight Director and Autopilot models and control laws.


Transforms engineering flow diagrams into high order computer language and working Auto flight system models.


Conducts Auto flight system tests under supervision of an experienced Auto flight engineer.


Use pictures-to-code tools to develop software models.


Directs all aspects of Auto flight tests under the supervision of Lead Engineer or Group Leader.


Participates in on-site qualification process of simulator


Interface with customers to complete Auto flight system testing and correct any discrepancies in Auto flight system simulation.


Presents periodic informational reviews to the functional and project management.


Works with customers to complete Auto flight system testing and correct any discrepancies in Auto flight system simulation.


Perform general software troubleshooting and debugging.


Perform simulator upgrades, modification, and or changes.


Evaluate and clear MACAR's


Provide software configuration control and generate backups for the Host, IOS, DCLS, DMS, AIC Miscellaneous Systems and others as required.


Evaluate hardware MACAR's and write ups and fix or repair as possible.


Insure FVS receives copies of all MACAR's and provide insight and evaluations concerning those associated problems and write ups.


Prepare and administer software classes and training for technicians at all regional sites.


Coordinate hardware and software repairs, fixes, modification, updates, and changes with the Field Engineering Group as required.


Perform software engineering and configuration management to insure continuity between: the training center and the customer, FVS and manufacturer.


Travel, shift work, and special work hours may be required to accomplish some of the above tasks.




Level I - Bachelor's degree in Engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience.




Languages:                           FORTRAN and C required

                                Assembler, C, C++ recommended.


Operating Systems:             Microsoft, UNIX required; OS32 recommended.


Microsoft Office:                   Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Able to fly simulator including takeoffs, landings, basic navigation skills and various flight maneuvers.




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.


Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.






FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma