The purpose of the Computer Systems Engineer position is to design, develop, integrate, test, and document software for the control of flight simulation systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Design, develop, integrate, test, and document software for the control of flight simulation systems.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
MID- 4 to 7 Years
This position requires a strong computer systems background with a focus on Linux systems-level programming, including process scheduling, device drivers, and networking.
Previous experience in the integration of aircraft communication systems (ARINC, MS-1553) and serial protocols is a plus.
Proficiency with C/C and shell scripting in a Linux based environment
Experience with Python or other scripting languages
Strong technical understanding with at least one area of specialization expected.
ADDTIONAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.
Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
The candidate must be able to work in a team environment, or independently, as necessary, and be a self-starter who will attack designs and resolve problems effectively and efficiently.
Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint)
Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field
Equivalent experience to education and three years experience in related aircraft or flight simulation systems
Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
Must be able to pass an initial background check.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
Required to communicate in English
The ability to travel to installation sites to install and troubleshoot systems.
ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.
Candidate must be able to work in small confined spaces (simulator cockpits)
Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment consisting of offices and cubicles with low to moderate noise and bright or dim lighting. The work is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as external customers.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.
ASI 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.
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It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.