Software Engineer

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Software Engineer

Roles and responsibilities

Must be US Citizen
On going contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Evaluate the candidate spacecraft operating systems based on Linux and its system services and standard application software and languages, and/or the Goddard Space Flight Center’s Core Flight Software System and its Core Flight Executive, Libraries, and Applications.
• Establish a plan for integrating software that accompanies the various commercial electronic subsystems into a cohesive package for the MMO spacecraft.
• Integrate the software for each subsystem, either written by the commercial vendors and/or modified by the MMO cognizant engineers responsible for those subsystems, or exclusively by the MMO cognizant engineers, into a coherent MMO flight software package.
• Supervising, guiding, and reviewing) any flight software the MMO engineering staff develops for their subsystems.
• Develop as comprehensive test plan for verification and validation of the flight software, with the other MMO engineering conducting this test plan.
• Develop a plan for ground data system software adaptation or new development, at an appropriate time within the mission development schedule

Desired Skills:
• University degree in relevant engineering disciplines (includes electrical, mechanical, aerospace engineering)
• Advanced degree and/or equivalent industry experience in relevant disciplines
• Expertise and/or experience with real life small satellite flight systems (not power points)
• Expertise and/or experience with development of systems using modern engineering components and processes
• Other Desires
• Enthusiasm, interest, and potentially experience in real small spacecraft missions
• Enthusiasm, interest, and potentially experience in deep space missions

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San Diego