Senior Software Engineer – Experimental Aircraft Operations Job at Calspan Corporation – 3.3 in Niagara Falls, NY

Headquartered in Niagara Falls, New York, Calspan’s Flight Research center is home to a fleet of experimental aircraft that include the USAF VISTA NF-16, four Learjets, two Gulfstream G-IIIs, and a Premier 1A. These aircraft are used for variable stability programs, airborne equipment testing, and a variety of other flight research projects for private and government organizations. We are looking for a motivated Computer or Software Engineer to join our team to assist with designing, building and testing computer and software systems for our experimental aircraft.

Due to security requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Support execution of testing operations in accurate and efficient manner. Design, develop and maintain embedded systems in testing environments as a member of a software team.

Maintain and document software approaches and solutions through the software life-cycle for multiple programs.

Support development of new applications and test procedures. Evaluate new technologies for implementation. Conduct research that tests and analyzes feasibility, design, operation and performance of systems.

Work with an Interdisciplinary team to define requirements, design software architecture, implement and unit test code, integrate software and checkout with aircraft systems.

Support structured SQM and SQA processes.

Preferred Education / Experience:
Bachelors/Masters CS/EE/CE or equivalent experience

5+ years in software development or related discipline or;

A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:
Embedded Linux SW development

Linux device drivers development

Interfacing analog/digital/serial/avionics busses I/O hardware at register level


GNU toolchain

Qt graphical applications

C development, C++ development

Structured SCM and SQA environments

Network programming

Strong verbal and written communication skills

MIL-STD-1553 bus

Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.

Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.

About the Company

Company: Calspan Corporation – 3.3

Company Location:  Niagara Falls, NY

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About Calspan Corporation - 3.3