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Mission Control Software Developer


Company Overview:
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence.

Job Summary:
Millennium Space Systems is seeking a software engineer who finds space technology exciting and inspiring.  Millennium Space Systems offers a work environment with minimum bureaucracy, where every person makes a difference.  You will be part of an empowered team where you define your role and grow your career as part of a rapidly expanding aerospace company.  Millennium uses many state of the art technologies and is open to innovative ideas.  Smaller, faster missions are a hallmark of Millennium and you will quickly see your software in action as part of operational satellite systems.  

As a Ground Software Engineer, you work as part of a small team with Commercial off the shelf/Government off the shelf (COTS/GOTS) as well as in-house systems to develop and test software that will communicate with and control a spacecraft during mission operations. This position will be responsible for all parts of the software development lifecycle: from early design, through full software and integration testing, to mission operations after launch and will interface with other internal teams such as Flight Software, RF Communications, Assembly, Test, and Launch Operations (ATLO) and Systems Engineering to create software to meet the needs of the internal users.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical field
  • Five or more years of experience in software development
  • Experience in Python, Java, C and/or C++
  • Experience with Linux and shell scripting
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Databases and SQL
  • Comfortable communicating technical details both verbally and in writing
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current TS/SCI clearance
  • Knowledge of message queues and message passing frameworks
  • Knowledge of distributed system design and development
  • Knowledge of low-level communication over networks and serial devices
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Development
  • Familiarity with the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) Standards
  • Familiarity with aerospace ground software and systems
  • Knowledge of MATLAB/Simulink

Benefits and Perks:
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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