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Full-Time

Flight Software Engineer II

Posted on 7/1/2024

Rocket Lab USA

Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Space launch, spacecraft design, and manufacturing

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$85k - $140kAnnually

+ Company Stock + Cash Incentives

Mid

Littleton, CO, USA

Category
Avionics
Embedded Engineering
Space & Rocket Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Software Testing
Operating Systems
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or equivalent technical degree
  • 2+ years of demonstrated applicable experience in embedded software development
  • Proficiency in C and C++ languages
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS) or with Embedded Linux
Responsibilities
  • Develop application software to run within a Real Time Operating System (RTOS) and/or embedded Linux
  • Develop hardware drivers to interface to Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs), Star Trackers, Reaction Wheels and other spacecraft sensors and actuators
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive unit tests to run within a Continuous Integration framework
  • Collaborate with hardware-in-the-loop test engineers to verify and validate combined software and hardware functionality
  • Collaborate with systems engineers and embedded systems engineers in developing, documenting and validating requirements
  • Participate in review of source code changes and ensure all changes meet company coding standards
  • Participate in design reviews such as a PDR and CDR
  • Assist with on-orbit (and interplanetary!) flight operations

Rocket Lab offers end-to-end space solutions, including reliable launch services, spacecraft design and manufacturing, and satellite components such as the Electron small orbital launch vehicle and the Photon satellite platform. Their technologies support various applications such as national security, scientific research, Earth observation, and communications.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

13%

1 year growth

34%

2 year growth

96%