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*filled* NASA Goddard Software Engineer for Spacecraft Mission Management



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Do you want to help a small company make a BIG difference in space? Do you take ownership of your job and responsibility for your actions? Then come work for Red Canyon and help us continue our mission of helping mankind reach the stars!

Red Canyon is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented, goal driven Software Engineer on the GSMO-II program at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).

After reading the below requirements and responsibilities, if you feel you are the perfect candidate, please email your Word formatted resume and cover letter (in the body of the email) that details how your experience and education are a perfect match for our requirements.

The software engineer will assist the current planning and scheduling software development team with an effort to remove dependency of a COTS product/libraries on a Linux platform. This project will have an expected duration of 1yr with potential for extension.

The candidate will be required to maintain documentation and adhere to all current software development lifecycle processes and procedures.

• BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
• 5+ year experience developing in C++ using a database (ideally Sybase) – knowledge of C++Std Library
• 5+ year experience isql, csh, perl, bash script languages
• In depth understanding of programming concepts, and object-oriented methodologies.
• Excellent knowledge of network protocols (TCP/IP) – working knowledge of Berkley Sockets API
• Understanding of Boost (serialization, functional/factory)
• Experience with Linux 7.x Operating System
• Excellent troubleshooting skills.
• Scripting skills (e.g., Perl, Python, shell scripting)
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills and willing to update detail design documents
• Excellent teamwork skills, result oriented and self-motivated
• Good organization skills to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Due to contractor requirements, only U.S. citizens will be considered

• Been on a project that removed Rogue Wave software
• Experience with Rogue Wave (Source Pro, Net and DB) libraries
• Experience with Sybase API – Open Client Client-Library/C API


Red Canyon Engineering and Software: “Exploring Other Planets, Improving our Own”

Red Canyon contracts with NASA, NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab), DoD, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Millennium Engineering & Integration, United Launch Alliance, Harris Inc., SAIC, Lewis & Fowler, Ball Aerospace, Sierra Nevada Corporation, and Raytheon among others. We specialize in building spacecraft, developing renewable energy technologies to help make our planet a better world and cutting-edge research and development. Our disciplines include systems engineering, mechanical design, structural analysis, real time flight and ground software, simulation software, user interface software, and mission management software. We help our contractors with the full life cycle of product development from requirements to test and delivery.

Some of the programs we have previously or currently worked on include: Mars 98, Odyssey 01, Stardust, Genesis and Deep Impact, Mars Phoenix, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Orion, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, GOES-R, OSIRIS-REx, Maven, JUNO, Grail, and the MarsFlight and LunarSIM Simulation. We also work on classified programs.

Red Canyon’s home office is located in scenic Denver, Colorado, and our regional office is in historic downtown Titusville, Florida. We are a small company that maintains a flat organization to decrease our overhead and costs to our customers. Our number one focus is to solve some of the most complicated engineering problems humankind is facing.