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Red Canyon Sofware - Exploring Other Planets, Improving Our Own

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*NEW* Flight Software Developer at JPL (CA)

Type:

FULL_TIME

Post Date:

08-13-2018

Skills: vxworks C python

Description:
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 Flight Software Developer on the DSIO program at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.

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 successful candidate will support Flight Software development for a planetary mission. As well as take part in software engineering activities associated with the delivery of embedded flight software (FSW) products for large-scale project. This assignment will include implementation of functional spacecraft capability that falls in areas of spacecraft command, communication, data management, fault protection, etc.

The software engineer will work under a lead software engineer to understand the required capabilities of the functional area to determine the software approach for the development. This work includes software level peer reviews, and will also include formal testing of peer-developed capabilities.

Work Activities:
Work with systems engineers, Flight Software peers and Flight Software architects to understand requirements allocated to a specified module and develop a design approach for the module
Provide requirements feedback and functions specs feedback to systems engineers
Develop and review implementation approaches
Develop the associated code following project coding guidelines process requirements
Develop, execute and analyze unit tests verifying satisfaction of module requirements, proper implementation of interfaces and code coverage
Create sandbox builds of the module integrated with other modules and execute using a simulated spacecraft environment in both workstation and hardware in the loop test beds

Required Clearance:
Clearance is not required for this position

Required Skills:
Six years of software engineering with 4 years of recent embedded flight software experience
Recent background in flight software development with specific recent experience in the following languages and operating systems: C, Python, Linux, WindRiver VxWorks
Recent experience with distributed computing and inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms
Recent experience with device driver development and software/hardware interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware
Advanced knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and techniques in developing, modifying, debugging, releasing and maintaining real-time and embedded software systems for mission-critical aerospace applications

Desired Skills:
Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment
Experience debugging software/hardware interactions and possible failure modes
Space flight experience is strongly preferred

Location:
The work is required to be done in Pasadena CA

Education and Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a computer related engineering field with a minimum 6 years of recent related experience

Due to contractual requirements, only U.S Citizens will be considered.
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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’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.

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.

Please send resume and cover letter to hr-DSIO@redcanyonsoftware.com