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Senior Software Engineer - Space and Satellite Systems

Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Expired: February 05, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Title: Sr Software Engineer

Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida - 400

Classification: Exempt

Department: Engineering

Reports To: Chief Technology Officer

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

The vision at Sidus is to make space accessible to everyone by increasing the viability of low-cost access to space. At Sidus, our whole is greater than the sum of our parts. The Sidus team is made up of highly talented individuals, each contributing their own experience, knowledge, skills, and ideas. It is our team that sets us apart from our competition and makes our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™ possible. At Sidus we treat each day like it's Day One. We operate with a sense of urgency; we are customer obsessed, always learning and constantly evolving. Join our team and be a part of something great!

Job Summary

The Software Engineer is responsible for building and developing software systems in support of satellite systems.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
  • Develop highly reliable software solutions based on the needs of the Engineering Team and mission.
  • Collaborate with Engineering Team on architecture, design and code review.
  • Build prototypes to prove out key design concepts and qualifying technical constraints.
  • Find efficient solutions to user issues and problems with software.
  • Testing systems for conformance to standards and specifications
  • Verify compliance to applicable standards and other approved documentation
  • Serve as the technical authority supporting projects to include the evaluation of newly developed approaches used to formulate programming or systems specifications.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with internal and external customers
  • Other duties as assigned**

Required Skills
  • Able to multitask, prioritize task and projects, as well as manage time efficiently
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for best solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math; experience may be considered in lief of education.
  • Seven (7) years of experience writing software in C/C++ for Linux.
  • Experience with DevSecOPs, Git and JIRA with a demonstrated understanding.
  • Expertise in designing software systems.
  • Expertise testing in Virtual Machines including VirtualBox and/or QEMU.
  • Knowledge of Linux embedded software development including Firmware Images, Linux kernel configuration modules and user-space drivers.
  • Ability to implement drivers based on vendor descriptions.
  • Ability to read and use existing C/C++ code base.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Microsoft Teams

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • All candidates selected will be subject to a background investigation and drug screen
  • To conform to U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods standing or walking on hard surfaces
  • Ability to travel <10%
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

**This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

SIDUS SPACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Cape Canaveral, FL
32920 USA