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Seeking Software Engineer -Satellite and Spacecraft

Posted on 18 May 2022 by

Sidus Space 
Defense, Aerospace, & Aviation 
Cape Canaveral, FL  

Title: Software Engineer -Satellite and Spacecraft
Location: 400 West Central Blvd. Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
Classification: Exempt/Non-exempt
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Chief Technology Officer
Supervisory Responsibilities: No

The vision at Sidus is to make space accessible to everyone by increasing the viability of low-cost access to space. At Sidus, our whole is greater than the sum of our parts. The Sidus team is made up of highly talented individuals, each contributing their own experience, knowledge, skills, and ideas. It is our team that sets us apart from our competition and makes our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™ possible. At Sidus we treat each day like it’s Day One. We operate with a sense of urgency; we are customer obsessed, always learning and constantly evolving. Join our team and be a part of something great!

Job Summary
The Software Engineer is responsible for building and developing software systems in support of satellite systems.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
Develop highly reliable software solutions based on the needs of the Engineering Team and mission.
Collaborate with Engineering Team on architecture, design and code review.
Build prototypes to prove out key design concepts and qualifying technical constraints.
Find efficient solutions to user issues and problems with software.
Testing systems for conformance to standards and specifications
Verify compliance to applicable standards and other approved documentation
Serve as the technical authority supporting projects to include the evaluation of newly developed approaches used to formulate programming or systems specifications.
Communicate professionally and effectively with internal and external customers
Other duties as assigned**

Required Skills
Able to multitask, prioritize task and projects, as well as manage time efficiently
Able to analyze problems and strategize for best solutions
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent experience.
Three (3) years of experience writing software in C/C++ for Linux.
Experience with DevSecOPs, Git and JIRA with a demonstrated understanding.
Expertise in designing software systems.
Expertise testing in Virtual Machines including VirtualBox and/or QEMU.
Knowledge of Linux embedded software development including Firmware Images, Linux kernel configuration modules and user-space drivers.
Ability to implement drivers based on vendor descriptions.
Ability to read and use existing C/C++ code base.
Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines.
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
All candidates selected will be subject to a background investigation and drug screen
To conform to U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Physical Requirements
Prolonged periods standing or walking on hard surfaces
Ability to travel

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