Senior Systems Integration/Test Software Engineer
Posted on 9/21/2023
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

El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
Software Testing
Software Engineering
  • 6+ years experience in a software development or software engineering role (including university experiences)
  • Bachelor's Degree (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, related field)
  • Proficiency in Python and C++. knowledge of low-level behavior and best practices
  • A history of project creation, ownership, and success; the skills to successfully engage with internal and external stakeholders on proposals for development efforts
  • Strong abilities to communicate practices and explanations to both fellow engineers and external clients
  • Experience with Agile software development, version control systems for software storage, test-driven development, and effective software review and release practices
  • Proficiency and interest in mentoring and educating team members about software systems and Test Engineering practices where
  • A disciplined, methodical, minimalist approach to designing and constructing layered software components that can be embedded within larger frameworks or applications
  • Ability to parse & extract critical information from mechanical drawings, equipment and integrated circuit datasheets/technical manuals, engineering reports, and electrical schematics
  • Experience developing a mechanical- or electrical-based product through a full design cycle, from development and prototyping to manufacturing and testing
  • Experience with continuous integration systems, unit tests, static and dynamic profiling, code coverage, code analysis, and automated tests
  • Solid understanding of fundamental mechanical or electrical engineering principles
  • Experience with developing aerospace, medical, energy storage, or automotive electrical systems, and the certification bodies, standards, and cert procedures respective to these fields
  • Applicant must be able to work 40 hours a week on-site in El Segundo, California, 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
  • Own and architect test software systems end-to-end, which will include scoping, requirements management, design, implementation and test, documentation, and maintenance
  • Identify risks or bottlenecks in our first and third party tools based on user and customer feedback, and implement/orchestrate plans to repair, replace, or bypass these issues
  • Advise and review other software efforts at SOE, providing feedback on architecture, design decisions, integration, performance and scalability
  • Work with the SOE marketing, Business Development, and System Engineering teams to identify future opportunities for streamlining within our Test Engineering projects, and design/develop prototype tools for this purpose
  • Assist with SOE DevOps efforts, and mentor team members through collaboration, code reviews, refining our development practices, and leading by example