Hardware/Software Engineer – Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX

  Job Title:   Hardware/Software Engineer
  Job Location:   Dyess AFB, Abilene, TX   Industry:   Engineering
  Employment Status:   Full-time   Employment Type:   Employee
  Salary Range:   Negotiable   Manages Others:   No
  Career Level:   Mid – Senior   Years of Experience:    3 – 10
  Security Clearance:   Secret   Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Field (Computer Science or Computer Engineering)

  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 of 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 the direction of the TSSC Engineering Manager.

  Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis, coding, debugging, testing, and documentation of system requirements for military aircraft weapon systems trainers 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.
  • Track individual metrics and for all takings on a monthly basis and provide reports to the engineering lead.
  • Develop 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.

  Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science 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.
  • Proficient in project development life cycles from requirements through an integration test.
  • Experience with technical drafting tools such as Auto Cad.
  • Experience with Graphical software development in the Unity work environment.
  • Strong software design, development, and programming skills, including game program algorithms.
  • Experience with game engine programming such as Unity is a plus.
  • Exceptional problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little guidance and self-motivation.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced dynamic environment and work across multiple engineering disciplines including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, and software engineering.
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate across all engineering disciplines (Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Systems Engineering, Logistics, and Sustainment).
  • Familiar with Agile engineering practices and able to perform in a matrix organization engineering environment.

  Position Requirements:

  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen AND able to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • ASI is Drug-Free Workplace so candidates must be able to pass entry and random drug testing.  
  • 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.
Physical Demands:
  • Required to sit or stand at a desk and use a PC and its input devices (e.g. keyboard, mouse, etc.).
  • Required to stand, walk, carry, manipulate, climb (e.g. ladders), balance, crouch, and crawl (e.g. underneath a device).
  • Candidate must be able to work in small, confined spaces (e.g. simulator cockpits).
  • Vision abilities required by this job include near vision.
Work Environment:
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Model-Based Systems Engineer, the work environment characteristics are representative of an office environment.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate unless in a manufacturing area.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

ASI will provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments.  ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability.  ASI also will make reasonable accommodations wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not undue hardship for ASI.