Senior Software Engineer
Operations
Posted on 2/1/2024
Rocket Lab USA

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides reliable space launch services and spacecraft manufacturing
Company Overview
Rocket Lab, a comprehensive space company established in 2006, has a proven track record of mission success, offering reliable launch services, spacecraft components, and on-orbit management solutions. It stands out for its manufacturing of the Electron, the second most frequently launched U.S. rocket, and the Photon spacecraft platform, chosen for NASA missions to the Moon and Mars. With three launch pads at two sites, industry-leading flight software, and a commitment to cost-effective and efficient services, Rocket Lab is a leader in the space industry, making space access more affordable and faster.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.5B

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Lakewood, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

16%

1 year growth

40%

2 year growth

116%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kubernetes
TypeScript
Go
AngularJS
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in software engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering, or equivalent years of experience (9+ years of total work experience)
  • Experience in Golang Development
  • Ability to travel and communicate outside of work hours
  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as needed
  • U.S. citizenship, lawful U.S. permanent residency, or eligibility to obtain required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain software to ingest, process and store telemetry data
  • Develop and maintain user facing software for launching rockets and performing on-orbit operations for spacecraft
  • Perform independent engineering and may have product ownership as a responsible engineer
  • Develop documentation for operation of software products
  • Coordinate with stakeholders
Desired Qualifications
  • Angular or Typescript development
  • User Interface development
  • Kubernetes
  • CI/CD systems