200188 - Software Engineer 5
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
El Segundo
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Software Engineer 5 for a contract opportunity in El Segundo, CA.

Leads activities to develop, document and maintain complex architectures, requirements, algorithms, interfaces and designs for software systems. Leads development of code and integration of complex software components into a fully functional software system. Develops software verification plans, test procedures and test environments, executing the test procedures and documenting test results to ensure software system requirements are met. Provides technical leadership for software projects and leads software supplier management activities. Leads development, selection, tailoring and deployment of processes, tools and metrics. Leads software research and development projects. Serves as a subject matter expert for software domains, system-specific issues, processes and regulations. Tracks and evaluates software team and supplier performance to ensure product and process conformance to project plans and industry standards. Trains and mentors others. Works under consultative direction.
Position Responsibilities
Develop, integrate, and test of embedded flight software on a rapid development satellite program
Contribute to the full software life cycle
Partner with systems engineering and test to write software that meets program needs
Coding the engineers duties (which will include helping develop the software team to derive software requirements, evaluate software reuse, and define software architecture)
Facilitate translation of detailed requirements and algorithms into flight software by closely working with subject matter experts and the software team

Required Qualifications:
Experience with a range of computer programming languages; must be fluent in C/C++
Experience with Real Time Operating Systems, such as Integrity, Real-Time Linux or vxWorks
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience (highly desired) with agile development processes and methods
Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized spacecraft
Experience in a dynamic rapid prototyping environment
Experience developing middle-ware software
Knowledge of low-level programming with real-time constraints (example APIs include Unity and the Unreal Engine)
Knowledge of computer hardware architectures and the extent to which they influence low-level software

Accredited education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Full-Time, First Shift (07:00AM-04:00PM)

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.