SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
SR. AVIONICS SOFTWARE ENGINEER
The SpaceX Avionics Software group develops firmware, tools and algorithms which support the SpaceX Avionics department in the development of high-performance flight avionics for all SpaceX vehicles. We are looking for a motivated software engineer to design and develop software tools in support of spacecraft development.
Development of software tools to aid in design, validation and qualification of avionics hardware
Software project planning: capturing requirements, trading design scope against resource availability, ensuring on-time delivery
Work as part of a small team in a fast-paced environment
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, math, or scientific discipline
Strong software engineering fundamentals (object oriented programming, networking, version control)
6+ years of experience with Python, C++, Java, C# or similar language
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
2+ years of professional experience with Python
Experience developing software on both Linux and Windows
Basic proficiency in Electrical Engineering concepts and lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, spectrum analyzers and power supplies
Experience as a contributor to an open source project
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Great creative and innovative problem-solving skills
Initiative and the ability to work independently and in a team
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