Role and Responsibilities
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
The Integration Specialist will be a key member in the team driving technology and maintenance for the CAE systems on flight simulators. The individual will be involved in the development, integration and test phase of the communication between aircraft simulation software and interface instruments. In addition, the Integration Specialist will be involved in update projects and will be the customer and engineer’s main point of contact for software related issues whilst also leading and offering technical support to software engineers during integration of their systems. It will also be critical for the Integration Specialist to provide project information (status, risks etc) to upper management.
Responsible for updating computers, avionic systems, visual and various other systems on simulators.
Hands on interaction with multiple software and hardware platforms.
Hardware setup and integration.
Software scripting, debugging and integration.
Schedule and coordinate hardware and software integration tasks with other groups.
Thorough understanding of configuration management systems, hardware interfaces, and software development.
Provide technical expertise during subjective and objective evaluations of training devices.
Help with the resolution of all acceptance faults.
Coordinate and review technical/operational deliverables prior to submission to customer.
Project Team Meetings (Weekly meetings with assigned staff).
Customer Reviews (support formal reviews with customers as required by assigned project)
Support the development of close working relationship between CAE UK and other CAE geographical entities to promote the reuse of core products and technologies
Maintain currency with software related technical advances and their application to CAE solutions.
Preparation of requirement specifications and other documents pertinent to CAE Software processes.
Adhere to all Company and contractual standards and processes applicable to software.
Any other duties as specified.
Previous experience as an Integration Specialist or Field Service Representative.
Bachelor or Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent.
Experience in real-time systems.
Ability to work unsupervised and to use initiative to resolve problems.
Good PC skills (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, etc).
At least 5 years of experience on full flight simulators.
Knowledge of CAE simulation platforms.
Experience in C/C++ development or equivalent.
Experience using a source code repository such as StarTeam, GIT, or Subversion.
Experience with Agile/SCRUM methodology using tools such as JIRA or Hansoft.
Applicants must be able to live and work in the EU/EEC/UK.
Must be able to obtain or transfer Security Clearance which the Company sponsors (applicants must have lived continuously in the UK for the past 5 years in order to obtain security clearance) or currently holds NATO SC level Security Clearance that can be transferred from overseas to the UK.
This role will require extensive travel within the UK and overseas, and sometimes at short notice.
The candidate will be required to work on the systems when they are available including evening/night shifts, working weekends and/or Bank or Public holidays.
The role will require overtime working but a flexitime scheme is in operation.
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 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.