Principal Simulation Engineer in Mountain View, CA

$250K - $500K(Ladders Estimates)

AMERICAN SYSTEMS   •  

Mountain View, CA 94035

Industry: Business Services

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15+ years

Posted 53 days ago

As a Principal Simulation Engineer you will:

  • Apply your experience to support aid in the development and maintenance of software used in the operation of flight simulators at the NASA Ames Research Center's SimLabs facilities.
  • Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.

A week in the life of a Principal Simulation Engineer:

  • Lead teams to create, enhance, integrate and maintain aeronautical simulator.
  • Analysis, system and sub-system design, implementation and integration of math models for real time, piloted (HITL - human in the loop) six degrees of freedom, large scale, motion based, research and development simulator system/subsystem components.

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Job Requirements


Required Education/Skills:

  • B.S. in Mechanical, Aeronautical, or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years experience with flight simulations or other equivalent experience
  • Demonstrate familiarity with systems engineering principles and processes

Required Expertise:

  • C or FORTRAN
  • Linux
  • MatLab/Simulink
  • Hardware/Software Integration

Additional Desired Skills:

  • JAVA
  • C++
  • Project Management
  • Experience with avionics
  • Working knowledge of the aviation industry, national airspace system standard operating procedures and air traffic control
  • Systems engineering; familiar with systems engineering principles and processes
  • Software assurance; familiar with software versioning and bug tracking tools like Git and Jira
  • strong aircraft model development capability


Valid Through: 2019-10-17