Lead, Project Engineer at CAE USA in Arlington, Texas

Posted in Other 1 day ago.

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities


The Project Engineer (PE) leads, coordinates, and exercises technical program execution authority over Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) for planning, organizing, controlling, integration, execution of, and close out of engineering content on a variety of modeling and simulation programs. The position will work closely with senior level program engineering management to include extending the capabilities of our Modeling & Simulation system, utilizing high-performance computing environments that include Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), massive memory and visualization capabilities, high-speed internal networks and interoperability with external virtual and live systems. Other activities include all-spectrum geospatial and dynamical entity constructive modeling in all domains (undersea to space, cyber, and EM), analysis of systems and sub systems for current and next generation real-world systems, scenario definition, simulation setup and conduct, results analysis, and adjustment and validation of the models until required results are obtained. These simulations will support military system design/trade studies, performance assessment, and system test.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing Advance Concept Engineering (ACE) initiatives of strategic importance to the organization, involving cross-functional teams.

  • The PE performs as the technical lead over the assigned engineering team on a program to include leading/participating in program peer, gate, and design reviews, supporting program management reviews (PMRs), and coordinating technical activity amongst the program IPTs.

  • The PE performs weekly/monthly Cost Account Management (CAM) reviews with IPTs and is responsible for technical, cost, and schedule performance for the engineering content on a program.

  • Communicates within and outside of the organization to influence leadership to accept new practices, approaches, and concepts.

  • The PE receives engineering direction from and is accountable to a Program Engineering Manager (PEM), who has overall Program Engineering responsibility for successfully proposing, developing and delivering Product Line solutions.

  • Responsible for improving upon existing processes or establishing new systems using significant conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation, including championing new concepts or technologies

  • Recommends tactics and strategies that will directly impact the achievement of overall business or functional results.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Sciences

  • Minimumtwelve years of priortechnical, project experience with both Traditional and Agile Program Execution methods working as a leader, developer, or technologist.

  • Active Secret DOD security clearance.

  • One plus years of experience with DevSecOps practices and popular tool sets for management, automation, and deployment (Atlassian, Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, or others)

  • Five plus years experience with Earned Value Management (EVM)

Preferred Skills

  • Advanced Master's Degree in an engineering discipline.

  • Four plus years of experience within the Modeling and Simulation industry.

  • Four plus years of experience performing as primary technical interface with DOD customers.

  • Four plus years of experience working with Business Development to cultivate follow-on work and new program opportunities.

  • Two plus years of experience with AFSIM and/or other military and COTS model, simulation, decision support tools to support operations assessment; as well as lessons learned development/refinement experience

Security Responsibilities

Must complywith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures. Personally responsible for proper marking and handling of all information and materials, in any form. Shall not divulge any information, or afford access, to other employees not having a need-to-know. Shall not divulge information outside company without management approval. All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Work Environment

Workissometimesperformedin an environment where irritants such as noise, temperature, and lighting variations may exist.

  • Works at job activities that require sitting, standing or walking for short periods throughout the day and focused visual concentration or focused listening
  • Extended work hours and secondorthird shift assignmentsare likely to be encountered

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to perform normal office duties (e.g.sitting for long periods at a desk)

  • Must be able to travel CONUS/OCONUS via car and airplane

  • Must be able to climb stairs to enter and exit a simulator

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CAE USA Inc. is an EOE/AA employer and gives consideration for employment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEO is the Law poster.

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Position Type


CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we're proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.