Project Engineer 9/15/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. www.cae.com
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Project/System Engineer provides technical project expertise and technical guidance in solving complex hardware/software engineering problems. Provides technical support through all phases of hardware/software design analysis, development, integration, implementation and testing. Capable of determining appropriate use of technologies in solving engineering problems. Skills in Systems, Hardware, Software, Curriculum, Information Systems and Test functional disciplines are applied to develop, coordinate, and execute program modifications and ECP projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have experience in the design and delivery of products to the US military (preferably flight simulation products). This experience must include software development, computer system hardware layout, and networks.
Understand aircraft design and ensure our flight simulation product matches the aircraft and meets contractual requirements.
Ensure that all functional areas within engineering are compliant to the technical requirements for each assigned project.
Command a clear understanding of Hardware and Software Integration (HSI) issues.
Implement corrective measures for all HSI issues that are not compliant to requirements.
Provide technical expertise during subjective and objective evaluations of training devices and courseware.
Author, coordinate, and lead presentations of formal reviews with customers as required by assigned project.
Provide support for Program Managers on all technical matters.
Act as the focal point for all customer technical matters.
Provide hands on solutions to hardware and software problems.
Create Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimate reviews, Firm Fixed Price cost estimate reviews, Technical Specification generation and reviews, Responses to Request for Proposal (RFP), and Technical supervision and assessment of sub-contracted efforts.
Monitor manufacturing issues during construction and control of any corrective measures deemed necessary to fulfill technical requirements.
Schedule and coordinate hardware and software integration phases or small/large group try-outs for curriculum modifications.
Implement corrective measures for all integration or tryout issues that are not compliant with requirements.
Participate in delivery and final sell off/acceptance of modifications.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
MS Eng., Computer Science, Software, Mathematics, Physics or related engineering field and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience, with experience in systems integration and analysis of military hardware and software systems/processes. Specific experience with KC-135 flight simulation, courseware, and aircraft flight dynamics is preferred.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required
* Extensive knowledge of US DoD procurement practices and regulations is preferred
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Word.
* Must exhibit high performance and capability to work in a team environment
* Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision
* The understanding of military protocols and customs is essential
* Must be able to effectively deliver oral presentations to management and customers
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical documents and procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedural manuals.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, fractions, percentages and ratios to practical situations.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
* Receives technical and administrative direction from Manager.
* May provide guidance to junior team members.
Must comply with all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.
* Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Work in a regular office environment; communicate via personal computer, telephone and fax.
* Shop floor environment.
* Will be working in areas with risk of electrical shock and from moving mechanical parts driven by hydraulics under high pressure.
* Will at times be exposed to the following conditions: extreme heat, airborne particles, and loud noises.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met 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.
* Must be able to work overtime as required.
* Extensive domestic and international travel as required.
MUST BE ABLE TO WALK AND/OR CLIMB STAIRS AND LADDER INTO A SIMULATOR OR AIRPLANE COCKPIT.
MUST BE ABLE TO STOOP, BEND, AND CRAWL ON TOP OF OR UNDER MACHINERY.
MUST BE ABLE TO DETECT ODORS OR HEAR NOISES, BANGS, ETC., OR OTHER SOUNDS TO DETECT PROBLEMS OR FLAWS IN THE FUNCTIONING OF SIMULATORS AND ITS SURROUNDING ENVIRONMENT.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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