Software Engineer
Dothan, AL 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

About This Role


CAE USA is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to work with high fidelity real-time immersive training systems for multi-domain military platforms. This position will work with the Research & Development Engineering team to develop, integrate, test, and demonstrate cutting edge technologies supporting our digital training and next-generation situational awareness solutions in support of our military customers.

This position is based in Dothan, AL and will collaborate closely with engineering teams based in Florida (Tampa and Orlando) and Texas (Arlington). A significant part of this role will be to deploy, demonstrate, and maintain CAE's latest training technologies at our Training Center in Dothan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Support the development, deployment, and sustainment of technology demonstrators
  • Present and conduct technology demonstrations to leadership and potential customers
  • Support and participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, implementation, integration, and test.
  • Must be self-motivated and expected to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Report status on tasks and assignments
  • Utilize a variety of software languages (i.e., C++, C#, Java, Python) on Windows, Linux, and mobile platforms and apply these technologies to the AR, VR, gaming, and mobile computing domains.
  • Setup computer systems (include hardware and software installation and troubleshooting)
  • Develop software/hardware interfaces
  • Integrate and test VR/AR/MR hardware (VARJO, HoloLens, etc)
  • Perform as part of an Agile (SAFe) team (scrums, planning, retrospectives)

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • B S degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or related engineering field with relevant experience
  • 5 years of experience in an engineering or software development role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical math skills necessary to complete the required tasks.
  • Experience writing C++, C#, Java, or JavaScript
  • Experience with Angular JS, Node, Ext.js
  • Experience using a source code repository such as Git
  • Experience using a defect management system such as Jira
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with real-time implementation of software and hardware integration
  • Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance
  • Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Preferred Skills

  • SAFe 5 Certification
  • Experience with gaming technologies such as Unity 3D, Unreal Engine
  • Experience with control loading systems for vehicle dynamics real-time simulation (Brunner, Bugeye, etc)
  • Experience with Presagis Products such as Terra Vista or Creator
  • Experience writing C++, C#, Java, or JavaScript
  • Experience with Angular JS, Node, Ext.js
  • Experience writing Ruby on Rails
  • Experience writing Python Scripts
  • Experience using OpenGL or WebGL
  • Experience working with service-based architectures
  • Experience with cloud environments such as AWS or Azure
  • IAT Level 2 Certification (e.g. Security +)
  • Experience with GDAL, GeoServer, OpenLayers or ESRI APIs
  • Experience with OGC Standards such as WMS, WFS, WPS, WCS, GeoPackage, 3D Tiles, IS3, or CDB
  • Experience with HTML, HTML5, CSS, XML, XSLT, and JSON
  • Experience with Agile (SAFe) development methodologies

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to perform normal office duties (sitting for long periods at a desk and in technical meetings)
  • Must be able to climb stairs on a regular basis
  • Must be willing to work overtime
  • Must be able to travel CONUS and to international sites
  • Must be able to travel via car and airplane

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION 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.

Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

CAE is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As "One CAE," we take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity, Veteran status, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed in the job posting, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please get in touch with us at


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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