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Principal Software Simulation Engineer

Company: By Light Professional IT Services
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Veraxx Engineering Corporation, a By Light Company is an engineering services company supplying modeling, simulation, and training solutions. -Services include hardware, software, and system engineering, requirements assessments, system development, integration, testing, documentation, and customer support services. Veraxx has a high level of expertise in flight simulation hardware and software development, as well as computer architecture, tactical environments, interoperability (HLA/DIS), avionics systems, graphics and real-time embedded systems. - -Candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of flight simulators and develop/integrate software in areas such as avionics, tactical environments, interfaces to audio, visual, motion, and I/O systems, and Instructor Operator Stations (IOS). Software development is primarily done in the Linux and Windows operating systems using a variety of languages (C/C++, Ada, FORTRAN, C#).

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Principal Software Engineers at Veraxx are the most senior S/W developers typically responsible for the lead S/W role on a project and/or expert in a specific software system. - As a Lead S/W Engineer a principal S/W Engineer is responsible for overall S/W architecture and development in support of a flight simulation project. - Lead S/W engineers work closely with Project Managers and Systems Engineers to define S/W tasks, schedules and budgets. - Lead S/W Engineers will lead small teams throughout all phases of a project including requirements analysis, design, development and test. - Lead S/W Engineers provide support and guidance to subordinates to ensure successful project execution with a focus on quality, schedule and budget. - Principal S/W Engineers can also be experts in a specific application or software field such as graphics development, real-time programming, video stream, etc.

  • Assist project management as appropriate and provide task-oriented supervision to subordinate staff. -
  • Provide expert analysis of complex engineering-related problems. -
  • Design S/W architectures for overall systems.
  • Manage the technical and/or administrative aspects of a project. - -
  • Prepare technical reports identifying results of technical studies and makes recommendations on appropriate actions to take. -
  • Interface with customers including presentations of software designs at customer reviews.
  • Ability to lead teams of 5-10 S/W developers in support of projects through all phases of projects including requirements analysis, design, development and test.
  • Review work of subordinate personnel; provide guidance and training where appropriate.
  • Provide technical input and budget for S/W tasks in proposal efforts.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • BS/MS Engineering, Hard Sciences or Computer Science and 10+ years SWE experience
    • Ability to develop in multiple languages including: C, C++, FORTRAN, or Ada
    • Proficient in Visual Studio IDE, GCC compilers / Makefiles
    • Proficient in Windows, UNIX/Linux
    • Software Engineering Concepts & Processes

      Preferred Experience/Qualifications

      • Knowledge of object-oriented design concepts
      • Knowledge of flight simulation
      • Knowledge of real time programming
      • Knowledge of military aircraft systems and avionics a plus.
      • Knowledge of networking

        Special Requirements/Security Clearance

        • Must have or be able to obtain a Secret DOD clearance.
        • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.

Keywords: By Light Professional IT Services, Chantilly , Principal Software Simulation Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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