Maxar is currently seeking a Principal Flight Software Engineer with embedded experience to join our team in Westminster, CO or San Jose, CA or Remote. In this role, you will work on a challenging project to launch the Power Propulsion Element to the moon or work on a new product line.
Life with Us
Your Project: In this role, you will be responsible for applying advanced technical skillsets with C/C++ for embedded systems. Your primary responsibility will be to generate code, but you will also be intimately involved in design, testing, debugging, integrating, and operational testing.
Your Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing resources to support learning and development. You will work with your manager, the Manager of Software Engineering out of our office in San Jose, CA, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.
What We Offer: Time for dedicated professional development, conference attendance, corporate partner and industry training, peer group collaboration, hackathons, as well as paid certifications, education reimbursement and student loan forgiveness.
What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues):
Develop, document and maintain architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems
Develop and maintain code, and integrate software components into a fully-functional software system, specifically for Command and Data Handling, Thermal, Battery and Fault Detections and Recovery
Develop, select, tailor, and deploy software processes, tools and metrics
Serve as a subject matter expert for software domains, processes and system-specific issues
Minimum requirements for this position:
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science, or related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree
Minimum Of 8 Years Of Software Development Experience
Previous experience in agile software development and as a software subject matter expert
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with hands-off, remote management
Expert embedded C++ programing skills
Experience with multicore-processor architecture
Experience with embedded Real-time Operating Systems (RTOS) concepts, VxWorks and/or GreenHills and/or Real Time Linux
Experience with industry standard development processes NASA NPR-7150.2B/C and/or CMMI level 2/3
Experience on software safety and hazard analysis
These skills would be amazing:
At least 15 years of embedded programming
Master’s degree or PhD in a related field
Understand NASA cFS system and subsystems and have equivalent development experience on modular flight software architectures
Experience on SpaceWire (SpW) and/or Time Triggered Ethernet architectures
Experience on complex communication system design on Intellectual Property (IP), Council for Foreign and Defense Politics (CFDP) and Consultative Committee for Space Data System (CCSDS) protocols
Experience with large-scale satellite software development projects
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.