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Skillbridge Systems Engineer

Full Time


Binghamton NY 13904 USA

Posted 06/14/2024

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Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customers’ training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAE's Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!

Making the transition from Military to Civilian life is exciting and CAE is proud to help.  In partnership with the Skillbridge program, CAE provides an opportunity to make that transition even more seamless. As a Skillbridge intern at CAE you will learn how to leverage your technical and leadership skills in the civilian world with the goal of joining our team full time at the conclusion of your internship.  

DoD Skillbridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD Skillbridge Program prior to start of internship 


As an employee at CAE USA, you are not just an employee but a member of the Link family, where co-workers care not just about their work products but our customers, the community and each other.  CAE USA Systems Engineers are part of the program team which strives to not only meet but exceed our customers’ expectations.  System Engineers provide technical expertise for the design, development, integration, testing, verification and validation of total training systems solutions used in military flight and maintenance training systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

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

  • This position is for a systems engineer who is self-motivated, has a strong work ethic, and takes ownership and accountability for their work.
  • Conduct engineering system development tasks including system requirements analysis, system architecture and design, preliminary design, critical design, system integration support, test procedure development, formal verification, and formal validation.
  • Perform Requirements Analysis using DOORS, and DOORS Next Gen, and other system engineering tools.
  • Must be capable of interpreting and analyzing customer documents and needs, defining the system-level architecture, and allocating subsystem requirements.
  • Reviews project specifications, generates System /Sub-system requirements, assists in creating component specifications
  • Performs system-level analyses, determines necessary trade studies, defines, and allocates the functional requirements to subsystem
  • Perform project requirements verification and cross references to test documentation and assists with the development of test plans and procedures.
  • Understand and implement systems engineering processes on programs and projects.
  • Create and update essential engineering documents including specifications, reports, plans, technical memos, and presentations
  • Manage assigned software tasks by planning tasking assignments, tracking tasks to closure, and supporting peers as required.
  • Ensure all program requirements are met, program risks are identified and mitigated, and company processes are followed.
  • Candidate must be a fast learner with very strong analysis and problem-solving skills

Qualifications and Education Requirements 

  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 10 years Systems engineering experience
  • Ability to apply sound engineering principles and develop innovative solutions
  • Experience in Systems engineering disciplines and the government program acquisition lifecycle, to include requirements definition, creation of requirements verification test matrices, requirements decomposition, requirements traceability, design reviews and documentation, and integration and test 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
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • General computer skills including use of Microsoft Office products
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance within a five-year investigation period
  • Flexibility to support occasional overtime, weekend work, shift work and site travel (CONUS) 
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role. 

Preferred Skills 

  • Knowledge of SysML principles
  • Model based systems engineering 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
  • 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. 

Work Environment 

 This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  

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. 



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Location Binghamton, NY, 13904, United States
Categories Computer Software, Software & Systems Development
Sec Clearances Secret

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Contact Name Linda Wild
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Job Code 97571

Skillbridge Systems Engineer

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