Senior Software Engineer - Simulation HLA / DIS

Collins Aerospace
Sterling, VA
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Full Time
Job DescriptionDate Posted: 2020-12-09-08:00 Country: United States of America Location: HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 USA Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions -- whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today. Senior Software Engineer - Simulation High Level Architecture (HLA/DIS) This software engineering position is within the Computer Systems / Navigation Team in the Simulation Solutions & Services (SSS) business area. SSS develops and builds simulators and training systems for both military and commercial customers. Devices range in complexity from desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon system trainers and full-flight training systems including full visual, motion, and simulator interoperability (HLA/DIS). Job Responsibilities: * Design, code, integrate, regression test, test and document C/C++ software with a focus on High Level Architecture (HLA) * Perform software debugging using appropriate techniques and tools * Troubleshoot HLA issues at customer's site location. * Assist with bids and design analysis * Assist with coordination and planning of interoperability events * Performs in cross-functional team efforts in integration, verification and validation for products and sub-systems * Provides engineering estimates for own work and others on tasks similar to those previously performed * Contribute to and/or lead software engineering requirements capture, analysis and creation for well-defined software designs * Individual job duties may vary * Come be part of a team building a multi-million dollar flight simulator. Our team is looking for self-motivated, confident and passionate engineers to help us create advanced aircraft simulation and training devices and products for both military and commercial customers. Basic Qualifications * This position requires a Bachelor's degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required. * A strong working knowledge of Distributed Simulation (High Level Architecture (HLA) and/or Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS)) * Demonstrated ability to Design, Develop, and Integrate in C/C++ * A working knowledge of C/C++ * Self-starter, able to multi-task and take advantage of opportunities and events to achieve results that meet or exceed expectations. * Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with employees at all levels in the organization. * Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with peers and management * Must be a US Citizen * Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements A successful candidate may: * Have a good working knowledge of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems * Have experience with network topology and configuration * Have an interest in or experience with the Hardware/Software interface to Input/Output devices such as commercial off the shelf industrial automation devices * Can demonstrate the ability to perform autonomously on tasks with moderate to high complexity * Have experience in leading software teams * Have scripting knowledge or experience * Be Experienced in Continuous Integration / Automated testing * Have experience with cost account management or earned value metrics * Be proactive This position requires good oral and written communication skills, strong teamwork skills, and the desire to participate on a results-oriented team of Systems, Hardware and Software Engineers. Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success . We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. Some of our competitive benefits package includes: * Medical, dental, and vision insurance * Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees * Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option * Tuition reimbursement * L

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