Manager Software Engineering

Date: Jul 9, 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

Directs and coordinates activities of engineering department to design, manufacture, and test components, products, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.
  • Resolves problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.
  • Analyzes technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects.
  • Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.
  • Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.
  • Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.
  • Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree

Minimum Experience

+ 10 years’ experience and/or training; Minimum of 5 years’ management experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of C/C++/C#, Perl, Windows, user interfaces, and 3-D graphics.

 

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • High Skills: Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • High Skills: Able to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Very High Skills: Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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.


Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma