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Launch Control Software Development Engineer

Launch Control Software Development Engineer

Location: Centennial, CO
Pay Rate: DOE
Duration: 6-12 month W2
Schedule: 9/80, exempt OT

This position is for the Integrated Fluids Systems (IFS) group. IFS performs test and validation of Launch Control Software that defines critical operations during countdown and vehicle test.

Job Function

• Develop systems integration solutions related to automated launch site ground operations
• Perform simulated countdown testing in Systems Integration Lab (SIL)
• Establishes functional and technical requirements for fluids related software, and ensures proper integration with other software and hardware systems and program operational requirements
• Interface with Launch Operations, Propulsion Design, Electrical Ground Support Equipment, Flight Software and Avionics
• Synthesizes all applicable vehicle, ground, and operational requirements into software or operational solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
• Develops, documents, tests, and maintains requirements for ground software
• Develops and documents mathematical rationale for software parameters
• Responsible for subsystem and integrated system level software verification by defining comprehensive software test plans and performing software testing in the SIL
• Reviews and performs analysis of applicable SIL and launch site data to ensure proper software functionality

Preferred Qualifications

• A good understanding of fluids and thermodynamic principles, mechanical system design considerations, instrumentation usage, and other technical principles and concepts within the engineering field
• A significant breadth and depth of knowledge in the following systems: airborne pneumatic and propulsion systems, GSE commodities, airborne avionics, GC3 hardware, CCLS ground software
• Working knowledge of Test Requirement Documents (TRDs), hardware and operational limits, the Parameter Signal Measurement (PSM) database, Automated Data Monitoring System (ADMS), Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
• Familiar with good software testing practices to validate all nominal and off nominal logic paths, with an understanding of how software applications are structured, and a focus on the system level functionality
• Able to assimilate, master, and recall large amounts of detailed information as it applies to multiple system interfaces and interdependencies it in a variety of areas
• Detail oriented, focused on following through on all related tasks, with methodical and systematic problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• Launch site operations experience is a plus
Job Number: 8704
Job Location: Centennial, CO
Rate: DOE
Per Diem: Possible
Overtime: Exempt
Duration: 6-12 mos
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 03/14/2018
Attention: Rex Calkins
Address: 6133 BRISTOL PKWY STE 232
City, State: CULVER CITY, CA 90230
Phone: 310/410-1931
Fax Phone: 310/410-1751

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