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Software Engineer, Associate

Date: Jul 30, 2022

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

Performs assignments designed to develop knowledge and abilities in all aspects of aircraft simulation software.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reviews and becomes familiar with simulator engineering specifications, malfunction documents, flight manuals, maintenance manuals, aircraft wiring diagrams, aircraft characteristics, and aircraft data.
  • Gains working knowledge of all standard navigation/visual simulation software and its interaction with other disciplines such as flight, engines, systems and autoflight software.
  • Performs an analysis of the avionics functions that are to be simulated.
  • Prepares Customer Test Guide under supervision of an experienced simulation engineer.  This C.T.G. will be used to verify that the simulation satisfies the simulator specification requirements.
  • Prepares math models, flow charts, and simulation source code as required by the aircraft simulator specification.
  • Performs standardized procedures to verify that the design meets the requirements of the customer test guide.
  • Presents and demonstrates the simulator operation to the customer and corrects deficiencies identified by the customer. This may include working at customer facilities.
  • Develops graphical representations of aircraft avionics.
  • Works with software and hardware colleagues, project engineers and others to smoothly and efficiently effect an integrated total simulation.
  • Travel, shift work, and special work hours may be required to accomplish some of the above tasks.

Minimum Education

Associates Degree or Certificate in Software Engineering.

Minimum Experience

0-2 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

FORTRAN and/or C++ required. Ada desired.

Knowledge of operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, and Concurrent is desired. 

Basic High Level programming skills with real time applications.

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 sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment 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