Software Engineer 1, R&D at CAE USA

Posted in Engineering 10 days ago.

Location: Tampa, Florida

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities


Help develop and implement new products, redesign existing products, and perform research and testing on product concepts. This is an entry-level position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Participate in the development of algorithms for new product concepts

  • Develop and research ideas for possible R&D projects

  • Responsible for code, test, and documentation using object oriented design techniques.

  • Must have a strong interest in the creation of new simulation products

  • Expected to have working knowledge of Microsoft based development environments including MS Visual Studio.

  • Must be able to perform effectively as part of a project "team".

  • Experience with Machine Learning and Data Analytics; Virtual Reality; Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP); and 3D Modeling a plus.

  • Experience with application containerization such as Docker and Kubernetes a plus.

  • Experience with any of the following desirable: REACT, Angular, JavaScript, RESTful Services, PostgreSQL, CSS, TensorFlow, OpenCV, xgboost, sklearn.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, software, or computer science.

  • Knowledge of object oriented analysis, design, and implementation methodologies.

  • Must have had formal software programming training classes.

  • Related skill areas should include technical writing and presentation skills.

  • Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance

  • Good communication and organizational skills

  • May include travel

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English language professional journals, technical procedures, or government specifications.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith 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.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • May be required to sit down for long lengths of time.

  • May be required to climb stairs.

  • Must be able to travel CONUS and to International sites

  • Must be able to climb stairs to enter and exit a simulator

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.

  • Moderate to high levels of stress, associated with technical, schedule, and customer issues are to be expected with this position. Extended work hours and possible 2nd and 3rd shift assignments are likely to be encountered.

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 EEO is the Law poster.

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Position Type


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.