Flight Software Engineer

August 28, 2021
Denver, CO
Job Type


Sr. Flight Software Engineer - Denver / C/C++ / Python / Aerospace

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Kayle Bernal
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A bit about us:

Founded to improve spacecraft affordability and reliability, transforming and enabling next generation space mission operations worldwide. Today, we are one of the most innovative aerospace companies, specializing in both end-to-end customer solutions and the manufacture of spacecraft platforms.


Why join us?

Competitive Pay
Medical Benefits
Additional Perks

Job Details

Working with systems engineers, FSW peers to understand and expand on requirements based on high-level design details
Developing an FSW design architecture that meets requirements
Proposing, reviewing, and analyzing potential implementation approaches based on cost, complexity, and schedule
Developing the associated code following strict project coding guidelines and process requirements
Developing, executing, and analyzing unit tests verifying satisfaction of requirements, proper implementation of interfaces, and code coverage
Working with other subsystems to ensure proper integration of subsystem code into the functional design, as required
Participating in development of Computer-in-the-loop (CITL) and Hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) systems
Performing or providing oversight of CITL and HITL integration and testing

Required Skills:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science
Five years of software engineering with 3 years of recent real-time embedded flight software experience
Recent background in flight software development with specific recent experience in the following languages and operating systems: C/C++ (proficient), Linux, FreeRTOS
Recent experience with inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms
Advanced knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and techniques in developing, modifying, debugging, releasing and maintaining real-time and embedded software systems for mission-critical aerospace applications

Desired Skills:

Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment
Experience debugging software/hardware interactions and possible failure modes
Space flight experience is strongly preferred
Recent experience with device driver development and software/hardware interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware
Familiarity with Python
Familiarity with the CubeSat Space Protocol

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