Hardware/Software Engineer – Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX

  Job Title: Hardware/Software Engineer
  Job Location:   Abilene, TX   Industry:   Engineering
  Employment Status:   Full-time   Employment Type:   Employee
  Salary Range:      Manages Others:   No
  Career Level:      Years of Experience:    
  Security Clearance:   Secret   Education:   

Job Description:  

The successful Hardware-Software Integration (HSI) Engineering candidate must be a highly motivated and self-driven team player that has the ability to perform in a dynamic software/hardware development environment. This engineer will be part of a collaborative team that specializes in research, design, development, and integration for flight simulation hardware and software.  The candidate will develop and deliver high quality hardware and software solutions that meet project requirements. The candidate will participate in technical team collaboration, feasibility studies and design reviews, and work under direction of the Engineering Lead and TSSC Manager.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis, coding, debugging, testing and documentation of system requirements for military weapon systems trainer aircraft and maintenance trainers.
  • Participate in and responsible for system designs including but not limited to theoretical calculations, memory usage analysis, computer time management, multi-tasking programming, and real-time programming.
  • Proficient in project development life cycles from requirements through integration test.
  • Develops functional detailed design for moderately complex programs and modules with several submodules and interfaces or operating scenarios and definitions.
  • Work with peers and stakeholders to prepare and participate in designs, code reviews, and technical data package implementation of projects while working to resolve system operation errors, and implement system procedures.
  • Graphical software development and understanding of the Unity work environment is highly desired.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and provide good communication skills.
  • ASI is Drug Free Workplace so candidate must be able to pass entry and random drug testing.  
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Track individual metrics and for all takings on a monthly basis and provide reports to the engineering lead.
  • Familiar with Agile engineering practices and able to perform in a matrix organization engineering environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen AND able to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science or computer engineering.
  • Ability to proficiently code in C, C++, Ada, and FORTRAN in both a Windows and Unix/Linux operating system environment.
  • Experience with technical drafting tools such as Auto Cad.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced dynamic environment and work across multiple engineering disciplines including but not limited to mechanical, electrical and software engineering.
  • Strong software design, development, and programming skills, including game program algorithms. 
  • Experience with game engine programming such as Unity and GL Studio is a plus.
  • Exceptional problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little guidance and self-motivation.
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate across all engineering disciplines (Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, Logistics and Sustainment).

Work Environment:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the HSI, the work environment characteristics are representative of the office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.