PDS Tech is seeking an Simulation Engineer for an open position in Savannah, GA.
Guides successful completion of major engineering programs, or conceives research in areas of considerable scope and complexity supporting the development and production of Aircraft products and services
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Selects appropriate methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria to resolve complex engineering issues 2. Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field 3. Anticipates and resolves complex issues in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities 4. Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule 5. Works without appreciable direction; work is reviewed from a long-range perspective for desired results 6. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments, and makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative
Additional Functions: 1. Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in engineering or technical related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 10 yrs in specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.
-Experience with interacting/updating/troubleshooting real time HIL simulation platforms (eg ADI, NI, Speedgoat)
-Aircraft system simulation experience
-Ability to read aircraft/simulation electrical drawings
-Preferred experience integrating various hardware I/O (analog, discrete, data bus, etc) into a real time simulation platform
-Preferred experience with integration of aircraft system simulation models to corresponding real aircraft controller hardware (LRUs)
-Understanding of standard aircraft industry, I/O protocols (i.e. ARINC 429, 664, 485, 717, etc)
-Preferred experience with rectifying lab problem reports by troubleshooting, developing solutions and implementation of any issue identified with the simulation platform, simulation models, LRU electrical connections, or auxiliary test equipment
-Ability to interact with diverse perspectives in order to satisfy lab customer requirements, questions and/or test assistance
-Preferred proficiency with the utilization of Simulink or High level language (Fortran, C++, etc) in a real time simulation environment
-Preferred experience with Python for the purposes of creating scripts for automation of tests or conducted on a real time simulation platform
Other Requirements: 1. Advanced degree in engineering, or related curriculum preferred.
2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.