Aerospace Python Software Engineer


: $104,620.00 - $154,250.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Position Overview:

The software engineering group for this position is responsible for the Mission Control System (MCS) domain of the Ground System for our constellation of earth observation satellites. The role reports to an Agile Manager and works with System Engineers, Operations Engineers, Spacecraft Engineers, Space Vehicle Operators, Scrum Master and Product Owners.

As a member of an agile scrum team, the Staff Software Engineer will work on a cross-functional team on both the legacy and next gen systems. The team member will provide on-schedule, high quality, operational and test code adhering to designs, acceptance criteria and corporate standards, with appropriate demonstrations and documentation.


This position is for software and automated test development as a member of a development team following the Agile scrum process.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of software development of complex systems
  • Minimum 5 years of Aerospace experience
  • Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing REST interfaces
  • Expertise with JSON
  • Expertise with Python and/or Ruby
  • Expertise with SW build/deploy automation
  • Expertise in UNIX
  • Experience with Cloud compute and storage platforms
  • Must be a US Citizen who currently holds or must be able to obtain an US security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Satellite Ground Systems
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Expertise with Postgres
  • Expertise with S3
  • Experience with Ops support of a complex UNIX-based system

Job Requirements:

Associated topics: c c++, c#, develop, developer, devops, java, perl, php, sde, software development engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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