Software Engineer (IT)

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: TX, US

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

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Execute product specification, system design, development and system integration 
  • Develop new product concepts and development, deliver product prototypes 
  • Conduct new technology research, concept specification and design of individual software components 
  • Participate in product and program collaboration 
  • Refactor implementations to standardize on an event driven architecture  
  • Refactor web application and services to be completely stateless and cloud ready 
  • Maintain, configure and improve integration with COTS platforms 
  • Troubleshoot and fix problems and provide root cause analysis in a timely manner 
  • Complete other tasks as required 

Minimum Education

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

Minimum Experience

  • 3+ years in Java 1.8+ development role 
  • 1+ years of experience working with Apache Camel, Kafka, ElasticSearch or similar systems 
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming 
  • Strong knowledge of web service models: SOAP, OData, REST 
  • Strong knowledge of GIT 
  • Strong knowledge of Apache Maven 
  • Experience with using SQL Server as a backend preferred 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • 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 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 preferred
  • 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.