Calspan Corporation

  • Software Engineer, Transonic Wind Tunnel

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
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  • Overview

    Calspan’s Subsonic, Transonic Wind Tunnel, is the only independently owned and operated wind tunnel in the United States. Our staff is known for its flexibility and responsiveness to our customer’s needs. Customers appreciate this approach, as it enables them in real time, to refine test programs. Wind Tunnel test programs that support the various phases of an aircraft’s development.  


    Due to security requirements, this position requires US Citizenship. 


    The Software Engineer position performs programming in support of research, design, test and interface development of equipment and systems.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation.  Integrate embedded software on embedded hardware.

    • Provide guidance to technicians in programming, preparation and operations of computer and related equipment and systems.


    Preferred Education / Experience:

    • Bachelors in Electrical or Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related discipline
    • 3+ years in software development or related discipline or;
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

    • Computer Science/Software engineering method
    • Software development processes including configuration management
    • Strong programming skills
    • Develop real time embedded systems and networking
    • Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and manage  abstract and concrete variables
    • Microsoft Office

    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, 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.


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