Ground Software Engineer

Company Details

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Description

Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Inc., a Terran Orbital company, is seeking a motivated Ground Software Engineer at our Irvine, CA location. Tyvak is a leading worldwide provider of nanosatellite and microsatellite vehicles, services, and solutions to Commercial and Government customers. The candidate will be in the group which is responsible for the end-to-end operations of our spacecraft as well as the entire ground segment. As a Ground Software Engineer, the candidate will develop both back- and front-end applications that manage our ground segment, store and visualize spacecraft telemetry, and automate our mission control center.

Responsibilities:

  • Architect the ground software framework for Tyvak’s next generation of space vehicles
  • Design high-performance, reliable software using modern development tools
  • Maintain pre-existing software solutions while enhancing feature sets and scalability
  • Participate in software requirements generation, design, implementation, and testing discussions
  • Per the requirement of certain Tyvak facilities, the applicant must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. TS/SCI Security Clearance and all special accesses required to work at such facilities

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Engineering or Science degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Master’s degree substitutes for 2 years of experience
  • 2+ years of full-stack development: back-end, front-end, and database
  • High competency in Python, C++, and JavaScript
  • Experience with big-data design and system-level architecture
  • Ability to quickly self-learn and apply new tools, techniques, and frameworks
  • Highly motivated, self-starting, and able to perform duties autonomously without supervision
  • Passion for the NewSpace industry
  • Per the requirement of certain Tyvak facilities, the applicant must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. TS/SCI Security Clearance and all special accesses required to work at such facilities

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Strong Linux application and/or web development skills
  • Experience with the following libraries/frameworks: OpenMCT, MySql, PostgreSQL, Qt, OpenGL, Node.js, D3, Cesium, WebGL, Three.js, Hadoop
  • Demonstrated experience with the generation of user displays and data visualization

Benefits

  • Salary and benefits are markets competitive
  • 100% paid PPO medical benefits plan for eligible employees + family

DISCLAIMERS:

To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Terran Orbital/Tyvak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, veteran status, disability status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

Tagged as: full stack development, engineering or science, python/c++/javascript, big-data design & system-level architecture

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