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Software Application Engineer

Requisition ID:  39410
Business Unit:  Meggitt USA Services (3405)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Software Application Engineer will be responsible for enabling teams to innovate and deliver safety-critical embedded software.  As this central department provides an internal software development service, the Software Application Engineer will be involved in the software lifecycle for a wide range of airborne equipment, including fire detection and suppression; fluid quantity measurement; standby flight display; air data; health and usage monitoring and tyre pressure monitoring systems.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Performing configuration management activities
  • Working closely with software engineers to evolve the team’s ongoing strategy for SCM
  • Advanced understanding of scripting and automation
  • Optimization of builds, testing activities and deployment of workflows across multiple teams
  • Ability to plan projects and track progress
  • Process documentation and compliance monitoring
  • Meet high level software engineering standards in a timely manner

Job Specifications

Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations

  • Experience/knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages such as Python, Bash, C Script or Perl
  • Experience using and administering configuration management tools, ideally with automation
  • Self-starter, capable of identifying technologies/tools that can be leveraged to improve efficiency of the development teams
  • Willingness to learn new tools and techniques and work in a fast paced environment



This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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