Millennium Space Systems

Simulation & Ground Software Engineer

Ground Mission Operations - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

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. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary and Responsibilities
As a Simulation & Ground Software Engineer, you will design, develop, integrate, and test spacecraft flight software and dynamics simulation environments in support of flight software verification and test as well as mission design and development. You will design, develop, integrate, and test the ground systems used to develop, test, and fly spacecraft. You will work with many different technologies and platforms ranging from COTS/GOTS software to in-house systems. You will design high-reliability systems that meet customer requirements and deliver them in a timely manner. You will interface with the flight software team, the RF communications team, the systems engineering team, and the mission operations team to ensure that these systems appropriately meet the needs of their users.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or similar major
  • Experience in spacecraft flight operations
  • Experience with real-time simulation of spacecraft flight software and dynamics
  • Experience with Python, C, and C++
  • Experience with Linux systems administration and management
  • Experience with shell scripting
  • Experience with basic assembly/rework stations (soldering iron, mechanical assembly)
  • Comfortable communicating technical details both verbally and in writing


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the following:
    • HDL/VHDL simulation/emulation
    • Large-scale distributed system design and development
    • Software security and information assurance
    • CCSDS protocols
    • COTS/GOTS C2 (Command and Control) software
    • Parallel processing (multithreading/multiprocessing)
    • Low-level communication over networks and serial devices
    • TS/SCI clearance with SSBI


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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