Role and ResponsibilitiesWho We Are:CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customersu2019 training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and read

Systems Engineer II

CAE USA Inc. • 
Arlington, Texas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

  • CAE Vision: Our vision is to be the worldwide partner of choice in defense and security, civil aviation, and healthcare by revolutionizing our customersu2019 training and critical operations with digitally immersive solutions to elevate safety, efficiency and readiness.
  • CAE Defense & Security Mission: CAEs Defense and Security business unit focuses on helping prepare military customers to develop and maintain the highest levels of mission readiness.
  • CAE Values: Empowerment, Innovation, Excellence, Integrity and OneCAE make us who we are and we strive to make a difference in the world while helping each other succeed.

What We Have to Offer:

  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits package and flexibility that promotes work-life balance
  • A work environment where all employees are valued, respected and safe
  • Freedom to succeed by enabling team members to deliver, take initiatives and make decisions
  • Recognition, professional development, advancement and having fun!


The Systems Engineer leads the requirements analysis, tracking and verification for hardware development programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Analyze customer inputs to define requirements
  • Derive System and Component requirements
  • Define hardware system architecture and design approach
  • Provide System/Subsystem tradeoff analysis and design support
  • Develop and conduct program test plans mitigate risk and verify requirements
  • Interface with customer for requirement tracking and testing witness
  • Support engineering demonstrator and/or test units, conduct testing, and analyze test results
  • Perform technical writing tasks: requirements, procedures, and reports
  • Provide program proposal development support
  • Conduct cost estimating, planning, and scheduling of System Engineering efforts
  • Create program documentation to support contractual deliverables.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering or similar technical discipline
  • Minimum 2 years engineering experience
  • Prefer minimum 2 years experience in hardware Systems Engineering
  • Experience using software tools for requirements, document control, and workflow management (prefer experience with DOORS, Windchill, and JIRA)
  • Experience preparing and presenting program milestone reviews for customers
  • Hands-on testing and debugging complex systems in a lab/test facility environment
  • Proven ability to develop innovative solutions both individually and part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate complex information to technical and non-technical audiences including peers, management and customers

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • Simulation and training systems experience
  • Experience designing electrical and/or fluid (hydraulic/pneumatic) systems
  • Knowledge of structural standards and building codes
  • Understanding and application of Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Functional experience with programming and/or database administration
  • Experience with Computer Aided Design, especially Creo or Solidworks

Security Responsibilities

Must complyu202Fwith all company security and data protection / usage policies and procedures.u202F 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.u202F All government and proprietary information will be accessed and stored electronically on company provided resources.

  • Incumbent must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance.

Due to U.S. Government contract requirements, only U.S. citizens are eligible for this role.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

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.

  • May be required to sit down for long lengths of time
  • May be required to climb stairs
  • Ability to travel
  • Must be able to work overtime and on off-shifts as required

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 youu2019d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal.

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractoru2019s legal duty to furnish information.

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", weu2019re 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, neurodiversity or age.

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