Project Engineer with Security Clearance

Tampa, Florida
Jun 13, 2024
Jul 11, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Role and Responsibilities Summary Do you want to be part of a team that is developing simulators that replicate some of today's state of the art aircraft and other vehicles? Does managing a project that starts with raw material procurement and finishes with the delivery of a 35,000-pound simulator moving on a 6 degree-of-freedom motion platform sound exciting to you? Would you enjoy working with a multi-discipline team of engineering professionals on a mission to make aviation, maritime, and ground vehicle platforms safer? CAE, the world leader in simulation and training, is looking for experienced Project Engineers to join our simulation team in Tampa, FL. Multiple positions are currently available depending on experience level. CAE's simulation programs are leading the industry in high-tech development of mission rehearsal and training devices and applications, pioneering the development of simulation as a service, virtual/mixed reality, off-site data centers/cloud computing complexes, and traditional on-premise training centers with reduced hardware footprints using virtualization for real-time simulation applications. We're Looking For Someone who leads a team with an infectiously positive attitude and enjoys your work.
Someone who can act as a Business Owner for the SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise) lifecycle. Defines Features/Epics for each Program Increment (PI) planning session to clearly communicate program needs and monitors progress against program schedules.
Someone who can clearly communicate with Product Owners and engineers but is still flexible to adapt plans throughout the lifecycle, as required.
Someone who can manage orderly progress with software development by participating in Software Configuration Control Board (SCCB) reviews and coordinates with Configuration Management (CM) engineers for software releases.
Someone to ensure that CAE's flight simulation products match the aircraft, meet contractual requirements, and that all functional areas within engineering are compliant to the technical requirements for each assigned project.
Someone that has a good understanding of the waterfall and Agile acquisition lifecycles.
Someone that can cope with disruptions to their plans and can adjust the plans with an infectiously positive attitude.
Defects happen. We need someone that can handle them effectively.
Someone that can create, review, and provide constructive feedback to technical documents.
Someone that is excited to lead the construction of a simulator from contract award to the very rewarding final sell-off of a training device with a fully satisfied customer.
Someone that is comfortable speaking in public and enjoys leading presentations with customers and suppliers.
Someone who enjoys working as a Program Team with Program Managers. Someone who acts as the focal point for all customer technical matters, both hardware and software.
Someone that can estimate work required and work remaining, and brief progress to engineering and program leadership.
Someone that can develop technical specifications (SPECs) and Statements of Work (SOW) for subcontracted efforts and can monitor the subcontractor's progress.
Someone that figure out the best way to do something with organized analysis or trade studies. Qualifications and Education Requirements Bachelor of Science Degree in an engineering discipline (Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Hardware Engineering, or similar) is preferred. Previous experience leading hardware and/or software development or acquisition projects will be considered.
Minimum of 5 years of technical work experience.
Flight simulation experience with detailed knowledge of flight simulator hardware and software technology is preferred, but not required.
Demonstrable ability to create and understand technical documents related to aircraft, computers, electronics, and flight simulation technology is required.
Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills are required.
Familiarity with program management and business productivity tools such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office, JIRA and Sharepoint are preferred.
Familiarity with modern software engineering tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, Visual Studio, Docker and Hypervisors (Hyper-V, VMWare) are preferred.
Familiarity with hardware engineering tools such as Windchill PLM, Creo, Solidworks, AutoCAD, Microstation, etc. are preferred.
Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role. Security Responsibilities 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. Work Environment Work is performed in an environment where irritants such as noise from telephones, temperature, and lighting variations may exist, but there is little chance of injury, accident, or occupational health problems. Physical Demands 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. Must be able to perform normal office duties (sitting for long periods at a desk and in technical meetings).
Must be able to travel within the United States or to international destinations.
Must be able to climb stairs on a regular basis.
Must be willing to work overtime. Other Duties 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. CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster. PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Position Type Regular CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted. Equal Employment Opportunity At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception. As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team. At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age. The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.