Calspan Corporation

Associate Software Engineer - Automotive Crash

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
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Calspan’s crash testing facilities include a test track, indoor/outdoor full vehicle crash lab, an instrumentation calibration and ATD certification lab, vehicle preparation bays and a new fully enclosed and highly secure full vehicle crash test facility. This new facility has everything needed to prepare and execute a crash test under one roof. Calspan has extensive experience providing passive safety test services for OEMs, first tier suppliers, government agencies, and manufacturers around the world. We supply our customers with the knowledge and equipment needed to perform tests, while also providing a unique customer experience. 


The Software Engineer will provide guidance and direction within Calspan’s Crash Test Operations group.    

  • 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, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity 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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