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Engineer Software III

Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: Hazelwood, MO, US, 63042

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

 

  • Create mixed reality software solutions to provide a realistic training environment that combines both a physical and virtual world. Work closely with and integrate 3rd party headsets and other VR/AR/MR hardware and expand our training device feature sets and product lines.
  • The team is agile, test-driven, and multi-disciplinary. The position incorporates all facets of software development from communication, requirements assessment, research, design, development, testing, integration, peer review, documentation, maintenance, and end user support.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

 

The position incorporates all facets of software development from communication, requirements assessment, research, design, development, testing, integration, peer review, documentation, maintenance, and end user support.

Minimum Education

 

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or Equivalent Experience

Minimum Experience

 

Four years related experience preferably in simulation; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge and expertise for this level usually results from internal progressive experience. However, selection for this position is based on the demonstrated ability of the person to successfully fulfill the requirements listed.

  • C++/C/C# programming
  • Familiarity with virtual/augmented/mixed reality projects or technologies
  • Some game or graphics programming: Unreal, Unity, OpenGL, Direct3D, GLSL
  • Algorithm development and object-oriented design
  • Strong geometry and mathematics capability

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

 

Technical Experience in any of the following areas is a plus:  

  • Virtual/augmented/mixed reality application development
  • Experience with OpenVR, OpenXR, or other VR SDKs
  • Desktop aviation simulation: X-Plane, Prepar3D, MSFS 2020
  • UI design and implementation in various technologies
  • 3D modeling and animation
  • Camera systems
  • Electronic flight information system (avionics) development 
  • Design patterns and/or multi-threading
  • Reading and using technical specifications
  • Lean/Agile software development

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

 

What We Offer

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond the paycheck. As a Berkshire Hathaway company, we provide a complete benefits package. We are proud of our high engineering retention rates and reinvest in training and career growth.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; 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.
  • Must work with keyboard, mouse, and monitor for long periods of time.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.
  • 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.


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