Software Developer - Flight Simulator Add-Ons

Start Date January 11, 2024

Overview

Software Developer - Flight Simulator Add-Ons


Job Type:
 Contractor

Location: Remote

Flexible Working Hours: Yes


About the Client:

Join a team of passionate aviation enthusiasts Since 2013, this dedicated team has been specialising in creating immersive flight simulation experiences, focusing on developing regional jets for flight sims. Known for their attention to detail and personalised service, the client values open communication, continuous improvement, and strong customer relationships.


The Opportunity:

The client is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Software Developer to contribute to the development of cutting-edge flight simulator add-ons. This role offers an exciting opportunity to work on various projects, including:

  • Developing simple plugins for interactive on-screen menus, such as a cabin configuration plugin for the Lineage 1000.
  • Assisting in converting the existing EFB from the E-Jets to the ERJs.
  • Further developing aircraft systems, including Autopilot (LNAV) and Avionics.

Initially, the position is project-based, with potential for a more permanent role based on mutual satisfaction.


Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Proficiency in C/C++ programming, primarily using procedural methods.
  • Mandatory experience with the X-Plane SDK.
  • Familiarity with X-Plane flight simulator.


Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Lua scripting.
  • Familiarity with Planemaker, the aircraft creation tool for X-Plane.
  • Past experience in autopilot customisation within X-Plane.
  • Experience with the Cairo graphics library.


Why Join Us:

  • Work with a team of passionate aviation enthusiasts in a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Contribute to highly acclaimed flight simulator add-ons.
  • Opportunity to showcase your skills and impact the flight simulation industry.
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements and potential for career growth.


This role is ideal for those who share a passion for aviation and flight simulation, and are looking to join a team that values innovation, quality, and community engagement.

Required skills

SDK

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