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Software Engineer

Full Time


Binghamton NY 13901 USA

Posted 06/18/2024

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As an employee at CAE USA, you are not just an employee but a member of the family, where co-workers care not just about their work products but our customers, the community and each other.  CAE USA Software Engineers are part of the program team which strives to not only meet but exceed our customers’ expectations.  Software Engineers support computational systems architecture and system software for real-time simulation applications; create new and modified simulation models using established modeling techniques; and work closely with other engineering disciplines. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • This position is for a software engineer who is self-motivated, has a strong work ethic, and takes ownership and accountability for their work.
  • Must be motivated, teachable, open minded, responsible, organized and a critical thinker
  • Producing plans for execution of software tasks in support of program requirements within budget and schedule constraints
  • Manage assigned software tasks by planning tasking assignments, tracking tasks to closure, and supporting peers as required.
  • Candidate should be a fast learner with very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Work in a team environment, throughout the lifecycle of the program, using either Waterfall or Agile methodologies 

Qualifications and Education Requirements 

  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 8 years Software engineering experience
  • Experience supporting military or defense programs
  • Ability to apply sound engineering principles and develop innovative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop, document, test and debug simulation software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written, interpersonal, and listening
  • Proven success in a fast-paced development environment and possess a willingness to take ownership, accept accountability, and thrive under pressure
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive criticism
  • Flexibility to support occasional overtime, weekend work, shift work and site travel (CONUS) 
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance within a five-year investigation period
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.  

Preferred Skills 

  • Experience with continuous integration, automated testing frameworks, build management, artifact management preferred
  • MS Windows Linux, Unix, Qt, DDS experience
  • Experience with Aerodynamics design and RF Systems
  • Experience with Flight Simulation and/or Radar Systems
  • Familiarity with aircraft avionics 1553 protocol and simulator experience
  • Experience working in a production environment
  • Knowledge of different testing methodologies (e.g., White/Gray/Black box testing)
  • Prior Military Experience 

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.  

Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.  

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.  

Salary Range:  $96,600 - $120,800    Please note: The actual compensation rate is subject to the evaluation of the following factors (but not limited to): the candidate's work experience, qualifications, skills, internal equity, and market. 

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 Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal. 


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. 


Job Detailsback to top

Location Binghamton, NY, 13901, United States
Annual Salary 96,600.00 - 120,800.00/Yearly
Categories Computer Software, Software & Systems Development
Sec Clearances Secret

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Contact Name Linda Wild
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Primary Phone 13143486550
Job Code 102854

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