Senior Systems Integration/Test Software Engineer
Posted on 9/19/2023
Second Order Effects

51-200 employees

Engineering consulting
Company Overview
Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that transforms uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, industrial automation, biomedical, green energy, and marine. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Goods

Company Stage


Total Funding





El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Redmond, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Software Engineering
  • 6+ years experience in a software engineering or software design, or engineering role (including internship, curricular, and project team experience)
  • Experience with Python or C++
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, technology, math, or science discipline
  • Proven track record of project ownership
  • High level of autonomy when solving problems with a willingness to seek out knowledge and assistance when needed
  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with internal engineering teams and external suppliers and customers
  • Experience with hands-on assembly of basic mechanical systems for customer or internal use
  • Experience in software development lifecycle
  • Experience in supporting, maintaining, and documenting software functionality
  • Familiarity with version control software (e.g. Git)
  • Experience with data acquisition hardware and software in hands-on testing environments
  • Experience mentoring and leading junior engineers through software development
  • Experience with reading and understanding mechanical drawings, datasheets and technical manuals, engineering reports, and electrical schematics
  • Experience with control system logic (PID, PLC) for interfacing with test equipment and hardware
  • Experience developing a mechanical- or electrical-based product through a full design cycle, from development and prototyping to manufacturing and testing
  • Solid understanding of fundamental mechanical or electrical engineering principles
  • Experience integrating software into hardware
  • Experience with Unix/Linux systems, with emphasis on multicore systems and/or lightweight embedded systems
  • Knowledge or experience in aerospace, medical, or automotive electrical systems, assembly, and test
  • Applicant must be able to work 40 hours a week on-site in Redmond, Washington, USA
  • Applicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projects
  • Job Type: Full-time (Salary)
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorship at this time
  • Develop automation frameworks and invent new tools that enable more frequent and reliable software deployment, test execution, and data analysis as part of our continuous integration and release system
  • Create and test code for aerospace, automotive, and consumer electronics projects (including rockets, satellites, robotic systems and more!) using simulated hardware, HITL/HOOTL systems, and a variety of testing environments
  • Develop software for hardware systems to evaluate the performance of custom hardware
  • Perform hands-on integration and troubleshooting of hardware/software systems
  • Analyze test results and root cause bugs that require in-depth investigations by monitoring real-time output and data review tools
  • Provide meaningful contributions to clients for environmental test systems and help drive decisions for projects in a variety of different industries
  • Design and maintain standard software to be deployed on automated test systems