Software Systems Engineer

Job opening ID
3010

Posting title
Software Systems Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 8 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Software Systems Engineer II

Job Description:
The Planning and Execution Software Team within the Europa Clipper mission is currently integrating a spacecraft simulation system with external
models developed by other mission teams. The selected candidate in this high-profile role will:
• Define interfaces (including detailed data exchange contents and methods) between spacecraft models and simulation engine (GNC, Power/Thermal, Telecom)
• Define interfaces (including detailed data exchange contents and methods) between spacecraft models and scheduling engine (GNC, Power/Thermal, Telecom)
• Define spacecraft model fidelity requirements
• Define fidelity driver requirements and methods
• Define model performance requirements for various fidelities
• Document designs and communicate to a larger mission audience
• Report status to Planning and Execution Software Team Lead

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• It is of paramount importance the candidate has good communication skills, both in written and verbal form but also in the creation of effective slide decks, charts, and other documentation.
• Knowledge of software design and architecture is also very important, as is high-level background
• Knowledge in space mission simulation at the subsystem level (electrical, mechanical, etc.).
• Programming experience is required but software design,
requirements, and aerospace knowledge are more important.

Desired Skills:
Java, C/C++, Unix, Linux, Databases. Technical writing.




Number of positions
1

Location
Pasadena

State
California