Lead Software Engineer

Date: Jun 17, 2024

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

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

The Lead Software Engineer is responsible for developing, maintaining, and identifying improvements by planning, implementing, and monitoring software framework solutions.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead, identify and develop product specification, system design, development, and system integration for new and existing software applications
  • Develop, test, and maintain multi-tier web applications and windows-based programs/utilities
  • Conduct new technology research and concept specifications to influence the design of individual software components
  • Collaborate with cross-functional areas on products and programs that will contribute to FSI's strategic direction, development, and future growth
  • Develop, test, and refactor pRefactor web application and services to be completely stateless and cloud-ready
  • Monitor, configure, and improve integration with COTS platforms
  • Consult with users on problem determination and provide root cause analysis in a timely manner
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support, after-hours, and weekend work as needed
  • Lead and mentor the daily activities and tasks of the Software Engineering team, providing feedback and guidance where needed
  • Accountable and responsible for the accuracy and completeness of assigned work and results
  • Prioritize and manage workload and communicate issues clearly
  • Complete other tasks as required
  • Travel when required

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent industry experience

Minimum Experience

  • 8+ years of experience in any software development role
  • Strong experience in .NET platform and MVC
  • Strong experience in Java/J2EE

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • In-depth experience programming in Visual Studio Development Environment utilizing the .NET languages (C#, VB.NET); Programming experience in C++, development of Computer Based Training (CBT), and/or training device system simulation is a plus
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the entire software development life cycle, including requirements gathering and analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation for various development platforms
  • Solid understanding of Web Development: HTML5 and Angular JS or similar JavaScript libraries
  • Knowledge of web service models: SOAP, OData, REST
  • Knowledge of Javascript and JQuery
  • Experience working with Kafka, ElasticSearch or similar systems
  • Experience with 3rd party Javascript libraries such as Angular JS, Knockout JS, JQueryUI, or similar preferred
  • Experience with using SQL Server as a backend preferred
  • Experience with TFS and Git
  • Demonstrated capability to write software routines to support courseware and training devices that include graphics, simulation, animation, and user interaction
  • Experienced in the use and programming of MS-Windows Operating System
  • Solid understanding of testing principles, methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload

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 performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate. The employee may be required to stand, walk, and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to view monitors, technical documents, and reference material. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to 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.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma