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PDS Tech Inc Flight Simulator Design Engineer 3 in Hazelwood, Missouri

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Flight Simulator Design Engineer in Hazelwood, MO.


  • Analyzes and develops solutions to complex technical problems associated with support, analysis and modification of flight simulators and data.

  • Resolves programmatic and technical problems affecting cost, schedule and performance of flight simulators.

  • Researches and resolves complex flight simulator operations issues, service problems and regulatory qualification concerns.

  • Provides customer assistance to support the introduction of new training equipment.

  • Reviews analysis and evaluation of specialized engineering and supplier aircraft systems and performance data, operational documents and software for delivery to customer.

  • Ensures compliance with customer, company and regulatory requirements and standards. Works under general direction.


  • This full-time position will be located in St Louis, MO to support P-8A Training System programs.

  • Selected candidate will support software delivery testing and device acceptance testing for Weapons Tactics Trainer (WTT), Part Task Trainer (PTT), and Training System Support Center (TSSC) as well as follow-on software upgrades to those devices.

  • Candidate will be asked to support test activities for P-8A U.S. Navy and P-8 Australia training devices to include software and hardware acceptance testing at facilities in St. Louis, MO; Jacksonville, FL; Whidbey Island, WA and Australia with potential for new customers and devices including India and UK.


  • Write Acceptance Test Plans and Procedures

  • Support P-8 training systems customers by assisting in the test of hardware and software. Candidate will also assist in the development of training requirements.

  • This position will include operation of the Weapon System Trainer (WST), Weapons Tactics Trainer (WTT), Part Task Trainer (PTT), and Scenario Generation Station (SGS), as well as the addition of new device types.

  • Mentors/Cross Train other team members.

The successful candidate will:

  • Review/edit subsystem and system level requirements and design.

  • Create and status discrepancy reports for failed requirements.

  • Analyze, review, and validate test data and acceptance test procedures.

  • Prepare and publish user-level documentation, customer-based presentations, and tracking metrics.

  • Listens and demonstrates understanding; clarifies meaning for others; speaks with clarity and precision; able to communicate with a diverse audience; writes clearly and concisely.

  • Interface with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to define and implement engineering solutions.

  • Work under minimal direction.


  • Degree is not required for this position

  • P-8 experience

  • P-8 Instructor Experience: Acoustic

  • Weapons School Instructor or FRS Instructor a Plus

  • No certifications or Software Experience Required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.