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Full-Time

Rust Software Engineer

Posted on 6/27/2024

K2 Space

K2 Space

11-50 employees

Develops next-generation multi-orbit satellite buses

Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$85k - $200kAnnually

+ Equity

Mid, Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
Backend Engineering
Embedded Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Rust
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, math, or a STEM discipline or 3+ years of professional experience in software engineering
  • Development experience in Rust
Responsibilities
  • Create software architecture for real-time, fault tolerant control of a 20kW+ spacecraft
  • Develop software applications for control of spacecraft subsystems
  • Design and implement state machines for robust operation of the spacecraft
  • Author drivers for microcontroller peripherals and external sensors
  • Perform data analysis and anomaly investigation
  • Support integration and testing of the spacecraft subsystems
  • Build and maintain infrastructure to increase reliability when developing and testing software

K2 Space Corporation offers an engaging workplace for those interested in contributing to cutting-edge satellite technology that enhances national security, commercial operations, and scientific data collection. The company stands out by developing satellite buses that not only reduce costs dramatically but also expedite the design cycle to under a year. This fast-paced, resourceful environment leverages a broad commercial supply chain to support true multi-orbit and multi-mission capabilities, positioning it as a leader in the space industry’s adaptive and cost-effective segment.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$65.7M

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2022

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

73%

1 year growth

246%

2 year growth

309%