Overview

Position Summary
The Associate Flight Dynamics Software Engineer is a highly-motivated and self-driven team player that has the ability to perform in a dynamic prototyping environment. The preferred candidate has broad technical knowledge and a strong desire for innovation. 

The Associate Flight Dynamics Software Engineer reports to the Flight Dynamics Manager. 

Responsibilities: 
• Design, develop, integrate, test, and document software for flight simulator dynamic models for a wide range of business and military aviation platforms

• Create, maintain, and conduct aircraft data collection plans
• Work closely with engineers of varying disciplines and aircraft Subject Matter Experts to meet flight simulator regulatory and customer training requirements 
• Provide engineering staff with recommendations for software/hardware enhancements

• Perform hardware/software integration & testing on flight simulator devices, including subjective pilot acceptance testing

• Assist in customer acceptance and regulatory qualifications of flight training devices

• Participate in engineering design reviews

• Keep current on future technologies and products to determine where and how 
  such products can be incorporated into designs


 

Qualifications: 
• Theoretical understanding of longitudinal and lateral-directional flight dynamics including aircraft performance, six degree of freedom forces/moments, and stability/control derivatives

• Knowledge of avionics and aircraft systems, specifically propulsion, flight controls, and ground reaction forces is a plus

• Proficiency with C/C++, Linux/Unix, and shell scripting is a plus

• General piloting knowledge is a plus

• Exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills, especially with limited relevant information
• Strong work ethic and attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal)
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Travel required
• Ability to obtain a security clearance required 

Education: 
• Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering