Software Systems Engineer

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Posting title
Software Systems Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 15 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Some travel may be required. 

Job Description:
The candidate will provide ground data system (GDS) development and operations support for the Juno and Lunar Flashlight Projects. Tasks include ground data system design, development, and delivery support, venue support, problem tracking and resolution, documentation, and launch preparations. In this role the candidate will work for the Ground Data System Engineer (GDSE) team leads and complete tasks assigned by them. The candidate will be a member of the Ground Data System Engineering Group, and will be technically accountable to both project and line organization, reporting programmatically to the Juno and Lunar Flashlight GDSE leads and administratively to the Ground Data System Engineering group supervisor.

Required Skills:
1. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
2. Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
3. System architecture development
4. System requirements development
5. Ground systems design
6. Strong communication skills
7. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) as the target OS for the GDS
8. Python programming language

Desired Skills :
1. Cybersecurity best practices
2. Ground systems operations
3. CubeSat development/operations
4. Sun Solaris 10 as the legacy OS for the GDS
5. Amazon Web Services

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