Full-Time

Staff Software Engineer

IOS, Haven

Updated on 5/21/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Private space station development for human missions

Hardware

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Git
iOS/Swift
Objective-C
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Informatics, Human-Centered Design & Engineering or other engineering discipline
  • 7+ years experience writing software
  • 4+ years experience writing iOS applications (Objective-C/C++ & Swift)
  • Experience writing applications shipped and used by millions of users
  • Proficiency using the command line, writing shell scripts, and an understanding of the GNU/Linux operating system
  • Experience coding in C and C++ and integrating that code into iOS applications
  • Experience building applications in the cloud
  • Enjoys end-user facing roles and interfacing with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately in fast-paced environment during critical launch and mission operations
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Problem solver with a bias for action
  • Willingness to work overtime, or weekends to support critical mission milestones
Responsibilities
  • Develop new and optimize existing software codebases and systems which will be used to power crew devices on the Vast family of spacecraft
  • Mentor junior software engineers to help build a strong and capable team
  • Own the lifecycle of software, including rolling out to operations, managing configurations, maintaining and upgrading, and supporting end-users
  • Configure and optimize automated testing and deployment systems
  • Ensure software quality and reliability through testing, clean-code, and attention to software security

Vast is developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station, designed for extended human spaceflight missions and scientific research opportunities, including lunar artificial gravity. The space station is compatible with SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and offers privacy, internet access, and panoramic views of space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

43%

2 year growth

543%