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9 months ago
Flight Safety International
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers

Provides software solution navigation and visual systems for use in pilot training. Must simulate or stimulate navigation avionics, infrastructure and aircraft environment, including providing the interface to the visual system. IS responsible for product from design phase, through the hardware integration phase, continuing in customer and certification authority and ultimately in ongoing customer support.

Will work on a variety of devices, from Full Flight Simulators with six degree-of-freedom motions systems and wraparound visual systems to graphics based desktop trainers.

Implements all standard navigation/visual systems simulation software and integrates the software with that of other engineering disciplines such as aircraft systems, propulsion, flight, instructor station, autoflight systems and visual systems.

If aircraft data is not available, required to assist in gathering data from aircraft or test bench to be used to re-engineer the aircraft avionics.

Develops graphical representations of aircraft instruments and displays for lower level (desktop) trainers and re-engineered avionics in high level trainers.

Prepares customer test guide for the navigation systems that will be used to verify that the simulation satisfies the simulator specification requirements.

Studies aircraft data (wiring diagrams, avionic specifications, etc.) to design real time software to accurately model the avionic's behavior.

Performs standardized checkout procedures. Performs standardized procedures to verify that the design meets the requirements of the customer test guide.

Presents and demonstrates the simulator operation to the customer and correct deficiencies identified by the customer. This may include working at customer facilities.

Works well with software and hardware engineers, technicians, project engineers and program managers. Interacts within a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions and encouragement.

Updates and maintains project schedules in Project Server for assigned projects.

Travel, shift work, and special work hours may be required to accomplish some of the above tasks.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read aircraft wiring diagrams and schematics.

Basic programming skills required. C, C++, FORTRAN and/or Ada dare a plus.

Knowledge of operating systems such as UNIX, Linux, and Concurrent OS/32 are a plus.

PC’s with Microsoft operating systems and basic office equipment.


Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.

Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behaviors, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, an encouragement to other employees, and departments.

Accountable for the control and distribution of documents and/or equipment subject to export control restrictions and the security of FlightSafety materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FlightSafety products.

Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.

Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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