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Flight Software Engineer

Firefly Aerospace
Cedar Park, Williamson County, Texas
Full time
45 days ago

ABOUT FIREFLY AEROSPACE

Come be a part of the 21st Century Space Race. As an end-to-end space transportation company, Firefly Aerospace is on a mission to enable our world to launch, land, and operate in space � anywhere, anytime. Our launch vehicles, lunar landers, and orbital vehicles provide government and commercial customers with full mission services from low Earth orbit to the surface of the Moon and beyond. Headquartered in north Austin, Texas, Firefly is looking for passionate, hardworking innovators to join our team and help fuel our successful trajectory into space.

SUMMARY

Do you have a passion for designing cutting-edge technology and an interest in Launch Vehicle applications? If you have a knack for problem-solving and enjoy working collaboratively in a small team, we have exciting opportunities for you to join our Flight Software group as an Aerospace Software Engineer!

The Flight Software group is responsible for the design and implementation of high-reliability application-level software for Firefly Launch Vehicles and spacecraft. As an Aerospace Software Engineer, you will work in a small collaborative group through all stages of the launch vehicle and spacecraft design.

As a key member of our team, you will help develop, test, and integrate the flight software for Firefly Launch Vehicles. You will work in a group of flight software engineers through all stages of the flight software development processes and collaborate with other engineering teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Flight Software Team to develop, test, and integrate flight software
  • Design, implementation, and maintenance of high reliability C++ software
  • Perform work on time, meeting all functional and performance requirements
  • Work closely with the other engineering groups for the success of Firefly programs
  • Adhere to the Aerospace Software Engineering Group�s processes, procedures, and best practices
  • Support various vehicle testing and operation events, including launch
  • Design, implementation and maintenance of internal software tools using Python

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor�s Degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Excellent understanding of Object-Oriented Design and the C++ programming language
  • 3+ years� experience in a software engineering position, or similar
  • Familiarity with real-time operating systems, software, and the Linux operating system
  • Ability to work closely with other teammates and in a fast-paced environment to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired

  • Master�s Degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Understanding of data path pipelines, state machines, and arithmetic operation
  • 3+ years� experience in an aerospace software engineering or related position
  • Experience deploying and using CI/CD pipelines for C++ software
  • Ability understand and disposition C++ static analysis results

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, pet Insurance, and flexible PTO options.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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