Senior Software Engineer

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $177,000 - $211,000 per year

job description

Senior Software Engineer

job summary:
We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer with experience in satellites to work in a rapid development environment.

Our client works with proprietary customers in the development of the next-generation technologies in space. This program focuses on rapid prototyping to demonstrate a host of mission-focused technologies for a variety of customers. Their group works all facets of engineering from technology investment, concept development, proposal writing, requirements and design, build, integration, test, and demonstration of products in their relevant environments.

A successful candidate must be willing to stretch beyond their experience base and to take risks to achieve objectives. This position is best suited to individuals who are self starters, highly motivated, work well in fast paced multi-discipline team environments, and are able to work with quick decisions for the best interest of the business. This person has experience and some expertise in process development and qualification, physical and functional integration and installation design and resolving supplier technical issues.

This is a union represented position.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, integrate, and test of embedded flight software on a rapid development satellite program.
  • Contribute to the full software life cycle.
  • Partner with systems engineering and test to write software that meets program needs.
  • Coding the engineers duties (which will include helping develop the software team to derive software requirements, evaluate software reuse, and define software architecture).
  • Facilitate translation of detailed requirements and algorithms into flight software by closely working with subject matter experts and the software team.
  • Define software-in-the-loop environments as well as a hardware-in-the-loop integration and test environments.
  • Position includes work in areas within a ~10 mile radius of Tukwila, WA
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Must possess a current (within the last 5 years) final Top Secret clearance. Boeing Security will validate clearance level.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Engineering is required.
  • Experience with a range of computer programming languages; must be fluent in C/C++
  • Experience developing on a Linux operating system
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • A Bachelor's degree with 9 or more years' experience, or a Master's degree with 7 or more years' experience, or a PhD with experience is desired.
  • Experience (highly desired) with agile development processes and methods
  • Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized spacecraft
  • Experience in a dynamic rapid prototyping environment
  • Prior history working proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment
  • Experience developing middleware software
  • TS/SSBI highly desired
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems, such as Integrity, Real-Time Linux or vxWorks
  • Knowledge of low-level programming with real-time constraints (example APIs include Unity and the Unreal Engine)
  • Knowledge of computer hardware architectures and the extent to which they influence low-level software
Typical Education/Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation.

Relocation:

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility (Basic relocation is available for internal candidates, based on candidate eligibility.)

 
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Permanent
salary: $177,000 - 211,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, integrate, and test of embedded flight software on a rapid development satellite program.
  • Contribute to the full software life cycle.
  • Partner with systems engineering and test to write software that meets program needs.
  • Coding the engineers duties (which will include helping develop the software team to derive software requirements, evaluate software reuse, and define software architecture).
  • Facilitate translation of detailed requirements and algorithms into flight software by closely working with subject matter experts and the software team.
  • Define software-in-the-loop environments as well as a hardware-in-the-loop integration and test environments.
  • Position includes work in areas within a ~10 mile radius of Tukwila, WA
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 8 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Embedded Coding
  • Embedded Testing
  • C++
  • Linux
  • Agile Development
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • MIDDLEWARE ENGINEER
  • APIs
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Security Clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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