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*filled* Software Engineer Senior on EED-2


ASAP - 9/30/16

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Software Engineer, Sr.
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 individual to be a Software Engineer, Senior on the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) Evolution and Development 2 (EED-2) program for Raytheon at their Riverdale location in Maryland.
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.

Job Description:
EED-2 is committed to using agile development practices on its high performing teams. As such, software engineers are expected to be self-starters and participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from user story generation, through design, development, automated testing and operational support. Additionally, software engineers are encouraged to regularly suggest improvements to EED-2 processes and tools in order to make our products better and our work more efficient.

Required Skills:
• 8+ years of experience as a Software Engineer using languages including Ruby on Rails, HTML, Javascript, and CSS (SASS or Less)
• Ability to work as a member of small team using the Scrum development methodology
• Firm commitment to automated testing and continuous integration
• Proponent of continuous improvement and willingness to bring new ideas to the team
• Degree in a technical major, such as Computer Science or Engineering

Desired Skills:
• Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
• Experience with Geographic information systems (GIS)
• Experience with the Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)
• Experience with any of the following tools: Coffeescript, leaflet.js,, FontAwesome, Bourbon
• Experience developing on MacOS X and deploying to Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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, 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 is located in scenic Denver, Colorado. 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.
We have a fun and talented team of engineers and we are committed to our engineers continued success and development. Included in our employment package are immediate HUBZone bonus, health benefits, profit sharing, referral bonuses, and a generous 401(K) retirement plan.
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