GNC Software Engineer
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ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Rockets for small satellite launches
Company Overview
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, they're building a launch system they are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches.
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Software Engineering
  • B.S. from an accredited university in physics or engineering
  • Software experience with MATLAB/Simulink, Python, and/or C/C++
  • Project experience writing code for embedded systems
  • Exposure to sensor hardware and software interfacing (IMU, GPS, imaging sensors, transducers)
  • Understanding of communication protocols and buses (TCP/UDP, RS-232/485, I2C, etc)
  • Ability to use electronics lab equipment (oscilloscope, multimeter, power supply, etc)
  • Simulation and modelling experience predicting behavior of physical systems
  • Developing software with Git and familiarity with continuous integration tools
  • Critical thinking: ABL engineers understand the “why” behind all design decisions, operational events and test outcomes
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity: ABL engineers must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
  • End-to end ownership: projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use a computer to complete assignments
  • Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone and telepresence
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will typically work in an office environment
  • Design, integrate, and test new flight software features and hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) models of the RS1 launch vehicle
  • Architect new software tools to validate our flight software codebase, 6-degree-of-freedom (6DOF) simulation and HITL test environments