Textron Simulation Software Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Simulation Software Engineer


Simulation Software Engineer

The Simulation Software Engineer is responsible for designing and developing simulation environments for test and evaluation of manned and unmanned aircraft, as required to meet program and customer defined requirements. The Simulation Software Engineer will work closely with the Integrated Product Team lead (IPT) and be an integral part of the overall IPT structure, working closely with customer and subcontractors.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Real-Time software development of simulation models

  • Provide status updates for major program milestones

  • Develop data interfaces for Avionics, Ethernet and Serial protocols

  • Perform analysis of complex systems integration issues

  • Develop system requirements working closely with IPT

  • Perform Configuration Management for developed software


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science is required. Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering degrees may be considered with applicable experience.

  • Masters Degree is preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • Experience in developing rotorcraft simulation environments, including hardware, software, and integration of aircraft LRUs is required.

  • Requires C or C experience in a Linux/Unix development environment (Eclipse IDE experience a plus)

  • Requires source control of developed software using Git and Subversion.

  • Experience developing Matlab/Simulink based models and integrating with legacy software is desired.

  • Experience with legacy programing languages is desired (FORTRAN, ADA programming experience is a plus)

  • Full software lifecycle development will be required from requirements analysis through to product acceptance.

  • Must have the ability to work effectively within a team.

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills are required.

  • Must have the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively to coordinate activities, prioritize tasks, and report status.

  • Must be able to build and maintain effective relationships with customers, internal and external suppliers, as well as horizontal integrations across the other teams.

  • Familiarity with aerospace design and verification processes to include; requirements develop and verification, preliminary and detailed design, MRP, Planning, Manufacturing, Procurement and Maintenance processes is preferred.

EEO Statement

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Helicopter

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 260735