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EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER-RS 2

at United Launch Alliance

Posted: 6/29/2019
Job Reference #: 1408950
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

Job Title
EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER-RS 2

Position Location
Denver, CO

Job Description
As a Software Engineer you are responsible for developing new software products, implementing modern software design principles and concepts, resolving complex technical software problems, and providing solutions which are innovative and ingenious.

You will work with a highly collaborative team in an Agile environment embracing a "fail-fast" mentality (fail fast, fail often, react quickly and learn from every failure). You will engage with Product Owners, Technology Architects, QA and/or Automation team members on cross-functional activities to design, develop, and test cutting-edge software solutions.

Joining ULA's Software Engineering team will give you the opportunity to take on unique and mission-critical responsibilities while allowing you to shape your own career path and drive change.

This position is for a role supporting the Ground Software team that develops mission critical software used during launch vehicle manufacturing, preflight test, and launch countdown to prep our rockets for flight.

A Ground Software Engineer designs, develops, operates and maintains software and firmware components and computing systems software to be applied to and integrated with engineering, scientific and manufacturing systems. They apply the appropriate standards, processes, procedures and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of engineering applications and products such as display systems, mechanical control systems and electrical control systems that are directly used to operate all our rockets. Ground Software engineers interface with customers, suppliers, application users and other technical and support personnel to produce high quality software that meets stakeholder needs.

Auto req ID
2348BR

Relocation Available
Yes

Organization
Software Engineering

External Additional Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • 2 - 6 years of  work experience
  • Experience with Unix-based operating systems
  • Experience with object-oriented designs and languages
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Experience with Software Configuration Management practices and tools such as Git


External Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with software development practices including:
    • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
    • Agile Methodologies
    • Test Drive Development (TDD)
    • Design Principles


Functional Job Description
Safety to Self and Others: Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close –vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.

Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills. The employee is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically. The employee is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate.

Judgment and Decision-Making: Work is regularly assigned by self, supervisor, and departmental staff. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to exercise prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to properly handle inquiries and perform daily tasks within professional standards. Decision making is guided by ULA policies and procedures.

All tasks described in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of fundamental job duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information.)

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program.

Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below.

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