General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) designs and manufactures first-of-a-kind electromagnetic and electric power generation systems. GA-EMS’ expanding portfolio of specialized products and integrated system solutions support critical fleet, space systems and satellites, missile defense, power and energy, and process and monitoring applications for defense, industrial, and commercial customers worldwide.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Satellite Ground Software Developer working on satellite Command and Control systems to join our team located in Centennial, CO.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in computer science, information system or related discipline and progressive software development experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
Previous experience in developing satellite ground software applications (C2) highly desired.
Web based User Interface and User Experience development desired.
Understanding of the relevant sections of MIL-STD-1472G desired.
Must have a extensive expertise of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate complete understanding and application of programming and analysis concepts.
Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
Ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level and to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.
Experience with C/C++, XML, Java, Python, Real Time Operating Systems, embedded systems, Linux, Microsoft Windows, IP communications and networking is desired.
Experience with MySQL and or PostgreSQL required
Familiarity with GIT.
Demonstrated experience on satellite software products is an advantage.
Familiarity with all aspects of the satellite system life cycle is desired.
Strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Must be able to work extended hours as required and be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and workloads.
US citizenship is required.
Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25%
US Citizenship Required? Yes
Clearance Required? No
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