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*filled* Command Mgmt and Flight Dynamics Systems Software Engineer - Goddard Space Flight Center

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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, experienced Software Engineer to work with the FDS system on the Fermi mission at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). This role will be staffed at a half time effort and performed on-site at 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 maintain, test, and deploy the current command management/mission planning system and flight dynamics system for the Fermi mission on a Linux platform through correction of approved change requests. This includes application software and scripts. The candidate will be required to maintain documentation; manage project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables; and adhere to all current software development lifecycle processes and procedures.

• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
• Experience with Version Control Software, CVS
• 5+ year experience developing in C, C++, Motif, and Java in Linux environments.
• 5+ year web development experience using PHP, Javascript and MySQL
• In depth understanding of programming concepts.
• Experience with Red Hat 5.x and 6.x and Windows Operating Systems
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Excellent teamwork skills, result oriented and self-motivated.
• Experience with one or more including but not limited to: Apache Webserver, STK, STK Scheduler, and TrackGear
• Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
• 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

• Ability to work collaboratively with a flight operations team
• Familiarity with satellite operations environments


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