Calspan Corporation

Software Engineer

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
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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 support the various phases of an aircraft’s development.  We are looking for a motivated Associate Software Engineer to join our team!


Core Responsibilities Listed Below – Compensation and position level commensurate with education and experience.


Must be able to work 2nd shift.


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 Software,  Electrical, or Computer Engineering/Computer Science or related discipline
  • Experience in software development or related discipline or;
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
  • Due to security requirements, US Citizenship is required


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

Why join Calspan?


Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.


Great Benefits= Happy, Committed Employees 

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. 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), 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, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.


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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