Systems Engineer III

at Sierra Space Corporation
Published August 5, 2022
Location Louisville, CO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Come be a part of an amazing team designing and developing Flight Software for the Dream Chaser Spaceplane at Sierra Space!

In this role, you will be directly responsible for developing flight software that will power missions to the International Space Station and beyond. The products you develop will not only go to space, they will be a part of shaping the future of Spaceflight. We are truly One Team, with One Dream. Come make history with us.

This position supports Dream Chaser Mission Simulation development through the following:
• Design and Implement complex and mission critical Simulation Software.
• Develop and execute comprehensive tests at the Unit, Integrated, and
Functional level to ensure compliance to requirements and adherence to
design.
• Integrate various software units, components and data products to ensure
a robust software system.
• Develop Software Documentation including but not limited to: Software
Requirements Specification, Software Design Descriptions, Software User
Guides, Software Test Plans and Software Test Descriptions.
• Coordinate and collaborate across multi-discipline/multi-organizational
teams to understand key aspects of various subsystems, safety
requirements and operational requirements.
• Support the Flight Software Development Team, Hardware-Software
Integration Team, and Flight Controllers through testing with NASA,
Qualification of the Software, training of Flight Controllers and support
during missions.
• Work within well-defined processes and strong change management
discipline to ensure accountability and tracking for all software changes
working towards certification with NASA.
• Work products through Agile Scrum teams ensuring accountability and that
commitments are met.

Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin, Durham, North Carolina, and Kennedy Space Center, Florida, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space

Must-haves:

  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Experience with: C/C++, Python, Linux
  • Experience writing test cases and test scripts
  • Test data analysis and root-cause analysis experience
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to recognize inefficiencies in software development or processes and work with FSW development team to improve.
  • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

Preferred:

  • Experience with: Java
  • Previous experience with large Space Design Programs or Space Flight Operations.
  • Experience with Simulation modeling development and verification
  • Agile development methods and scrum experience
  • Software-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop test platform and simulation experience
  • Experience with spacecraft/aircraft flight software design, development, and test.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant 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 or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station. Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

Estimated Starting Salary Range: $101,774.67 - $139,940.19

Sierra Space offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.

At Sierra Space, our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. Sierra Space is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to Sierra Space come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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