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Posted: 7/9/2019
Job Reference #: 1384253
Keywords: electronic

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Position Location
Denver, CO

Job Description
United Launch Alliance is hiring a Software Engineer IC-2!

Are you interested in joining America's most experienced team of rocket scientists as a Software Engineer IC-2? Do you have what it takes to be a part of the most reliable rocket launch team - and soon the team to return humans to space from American soil? ULA is America's #1 space launch provider with 100% mission success on over 100 consecutive launches. Our vision is to Save Lives, Explore the Universe and Connect the World.

The ULA team is working on products that will change how we think about space flight. Are you ready to join our highly talented team as a Software Engineer IC-2 and work on something that will profoundly change the way we test and fly launch vehicles? Are you ready to Harness the Potential of Space for Humanity?

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, Scrum Masters, Technology Architects, and Automation team members on cross-functional activities to design, develop, and test cutting-edge software solutions.

You will be responsible for working on a team to develop new software products, implement modern design principles and concepts, resolve complex technical problems, and provide solutions which are innovative and ingenious.

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.

ULA Job Description:
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

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Software Engineering

External Additional Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • 2+ years of hands on related work experience
  • Experience with Unix-based operating systems
  • Experience with object-oriented designs and languages
  • Experience with Software Configuration Management practices and tools such as Git, SVN or Perforce
  • Embraces Lean-Agile development (Scrum/SAFe/XP) and shared design philosophy
  • Experience with core web technologies (ex.  HTML, CSS, XML, JSON, client/server)
  • Experience with Databases

External Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Behaviors Driven Development along with associated tools (e.g. pyUnit, Google Test/Mock, Cucumber)
  • Experience with Python programming
  • Experience with Java programming
  • Experience with JavaScript programming
  • Experience with Altassian products (JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, Bamboo) and JFrog Artifactory
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

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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