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Red Canyon Sofware - Exploring Other Planets, Improving Our Own

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*NEW* Flight Software Test Developer

Type:

FULL_TIME

Post Date:

12/12/2018

Skills: Embedded flight software IPC test python C C++ Linux HWIL SWIL

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 Test Developer to work on an exciting planetary mission in the Los Angeles, CA area.

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.

We are looking for a software developer to be a member of a Flight Software Test team that performs testing, integration, verification and validation of planetary mission flight software. The task is to perform software engineering activities associated with the testing of embedded flight software products for a large-scale project.

Work activities include, but are not limited to:
Perform software requirements testing of assigned Flight Software (FSW) components using software-in-the-loop (SWIL) and hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) test environments with FSW release candidates.
Work with FSW developers and systems engineers to design/discuss test approaches that would satisfy system level and FSW component level requirements.
Presenting test results to a panel of system engineers and FSW developers to report test verification results, statistics, problems, issues, etc…
Developing testing software using scripting languages to implement the design test approaches for testing assigned FSW modules. Experience developing software that can be used for regression testing is a plus.
Experience in black-box testing with a penchant for trying to find problems and issues in developed software
Performing functional testing on the integrated build prior to delivery.
Defining and designing functional test cases to verify FSW requirements, Avionics requirements, and Verification Items (VI) specified in the Functional Design Documents.
Creating and maintaining test procedures and test scripts for the functional test cases.
Executing functional test cases and maintaining test metrics and verification matrices.
Collecting and maintaining all essential regression and functional test procedures and scripts.
Performing Software-in-the-loop (SWIL) and Hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) integration and testing
Supporting FSW problem investigation.

Required Skills:
Familiarity with principles, theories, concepts and techniques in developing, modifying, debugging, releasing and maintaining real-time and embedded software systems for mission-critical aerospace applications
Recent experience with inter-process communication (IPC) mechanisms.
Recent experience in performing testing in an integrated test/build environment
Recent experience with debugging software/hardware interactions and possible failure modes
Recent background in flight software testing with specific experience in the following languages and operating systems: Python (proficient), C/C++ and Linux.

Desired Skills:
Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Recent experience with device driver development and software interfaces for both custom and commercial hardware

Required Clearance:
Clearance is not required for this position

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (CS) or a computer related engineering field with a minimum 4 years of 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@redcanyonsoftware.com