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Point Solutions Group Ground Software Systems Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

Ground Software Systems EngineerinBoulder, COatPoint Solutions Group

Date Posted:3/17/2021

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Job Description

Join us as a Principal Ground Software Systems Engineer to help build the next generation of satellite ground software at Point Solutions Group. This engineer will be defining the requirements and architecture for products such as command and control, mission planning, mission data processing, and satellite simulation. The ideal candidate will have a detailed knowledge of software development processes, technologies, programming languages, and the ability to step in and help with development when needed. Ideal candidates will be local to the Denver/Boulder area and will have a current and active Top Secret security clearance.

What you’ll do:

  • Detailed oriented software systems engineering and development

  • Work with other engineers and our customers to define requirements and architecture for satellite ground systems

  • Work with the following software development lifecycle concepts: Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), DevOps, Continuous Integration (CI), and Continuous Deployment (CD).

  • Assist in software development and testing as necessary

  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 12 or more years related experience.

  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

  • Significant experience with modern software languages and frameworks such as Python, Ruby, Java, RHEL, Angular, etc.

  • Current TS/SCI security clearance required.

  • Experience working in Linux and MS-Windows environments is preferred.

  • Good planning, organization, and communication skills.

  • Ability to work with large teams of distributed ground system engineers, software engineers, and engineers of multiple other disciplines.

  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Aerospace ground system experience

  • Cloud technology experience preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.

  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.

  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.