Robotics Engineer/Space Systems

Robotics Engineer/Space Systems

Job Title: Robotics Engineer/Space Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Washington County
Contact Name: David Abadi
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Job Published: June 15, 2021 23:09

Job Description

As a leading developer of advanced technologies for navigation, mission planning, and autonomy, this defense contractor is constantly working on the most cutting-edge projects in the Defense and Aerospace Field. They are listed in the Top 20 companies in SBRP program and their clients include all major branches of the DoD, NASA, and many top contractors.


They are currently looking for a Space Flight Software Engineer to help on projects related to satellite deployment, designing scalable software architecture, and mission planning. Ideally, this candidate will have also have extensive experience in Robotics, Flight Software, Autonomous Vehicles, or other Autonomous System Development.



  • Help construct satellite mission-level autonomy flight software, run through various testing, and deploy to designated space location
  • Collaborate with a team to design, implement, and test autonomy, AI, and machine learning algorithms and software systems for embedded autonomous satellites in constellation/cluster/RPO/single-vehicle missions
  • Coordinate the design of scalable software architectures that implement autonomy, AI/Ml
  • Work on cutting edge autonomous space flight solutions
  • Work on collaborative autonomy and swarm robotics



  • Proficiency with C/C++
  • Experience with Software-in-the-loop, PITL, and / or HITL flatsat testing
  • Experience performing advanced R&D of space systems
  • Experience with systems and software engineering processes (software planning, design development tools, configuration management, test and QA methods)
  • Background and expertise in implementation and integration of Satellite Flight Software
  • Proficiency with Linux ARM and CMake, and embedded system software development

Proficiency with networking and messaging systems (e.g. ZeroMQ, Google Protobuffer/Flatbuffer, middleware systems, ROS, TCP/UDP networking)



·        Competitive Salary

·        Annual Performance Bonuses

·        401k

·        Medical, Vision, and Dental

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