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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 17241 Date posted 08/14/2019 City Burgess Hill State/Province West Sussex Country/Region United Kingdom

Overall Purpose:

Collins Aerospace STS provides solutions to the most complex simulation and training challenges for a variety of military & commercial customers around the world. The Burgess Hill STS site designs, develops and delivers visual simulation systems comprising image generators and projector display systems varying in complexity from classroom based desktop training devices through to multi-channel full mission, fixed based or motion compatible flight simulation systems.

Reporting to the Program Engineering Manager, this role involves the design and development of real-time simulation software and applications to support the building of synthetic environment databases used on visual systems for military & commercial simulation applications.

Key Accountabilities:

Accountability                                  Description

Software DevelopmentDesign, code, test, integrate, and document software of moderate to high complexity.

                                                     Expand capability of existing solutions by taking into account advancements in techniques and changes to requirements.

Contribute to software engineering requirements capture and analysis in area of domain expertise and capable of producing engineering estimates for individuals tasks.

Perform debugging and integration of software components above and below currently developed software.

Teamwork                                Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems of moderate to high complexity. 

Customer Focus                      Contribute to technical presentations and support customer demonstrations in domain area.

                                                Identify the root cause of moderate to complex software issues and systems issues using appropriate debug and analysis tools.

Key Competencies:

Competency:                                    Evidence Behaviours

Analysis                                     Demonstrates the ability to provide a logical, general analysis of most problems and in-depth analysis of some problems.

Attitude                                      Ability to adapt to changing requirements, self-driven to achieve key milestones, expands domain knowledge to stretch the product capability.

Dependability                            Demonstrates the ability to follow through on work assignments with little to no further prompting and raises any potential issues found to leadership.

Detail Orientation                       Is able to provide status of work assignments at any time and has shown the ability to improve based on past mistakes.

Judgment                                   Bases decisions on factual information and sometimes considers alternative course of action before reaching decisions.

Collaboration                             Demonstrates proactive collaboration across domains in order to drive engineering development activities forward.

Time Management                     Works from a daily to-do list, but can independently re-organize when directed to a new priority.

Key Qualifications and Experience:

Qualification/Experience or Skill                                                 Must/Desirable

Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering

or Math (STEM) discipline                                                                        Must

Software development language – C++                                                   Must

OpenGL or DirectX                                                                                   Desirable

Web technologies (HTML / CSS / Javascript)                                          Desirable

Software development languages – C#, Python                                      Desirable

Operating System – Windows                                                                  Desirable

IDE – Visual Studio                                                                                  Desirable

UML design tools                                                                                     Desirable

Agile software development                                                                     Desirable

Experience of simulation and training systems software                         Desirable

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other protected status.


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