Job ID: 21-11018
Job Title: Software Development Engineer
Location: Westminster, CO
Duration: 6 Month Contract To Hire
The software engineering group for this position is responsible for the Mission Control System (MCS) domain of the DigitalGlobe Ground System for our constellation of earth observation satellites. The role reports to an Agile Manager and works with System Engineers, Operations Engineers, Spacecraft Engineers, Space Vehicle Operators, Scrum Master and Product Owners.
As a member of an agile scrum team, the Software Development Engineer will work on a cross-functional team on the next gen, Cloud-based, satellite ground system software. The team member will provide on-schedule, high quality, operational and test code adhering to designs, acceptance criteria and corporate standards, with appropriate demonstrations and documentation.
Software design and development of operational code of new features and defect repairs,
Develop automated unit and functional tests,
Demonstration and documentation of functionality and test results
Troubleshoot operational issues
Support deadlines and communicate issues/results,
Participate in Communities of Practice for adherence and improvement of best practices
Minimum 5 years software development of complex software systems
Expertise with Python
Expertise with test automation,
Expertise in UNIX,
Computer Science or Engineering degree or equivalent experience
Currently hold or able to obtain an US security clearance
Expertise with Angular and/or Ruby
Experience with SOA/REST/JSON/PostgreSQL/AWS S3/Cloud Foundry/Elasticsearch
Experience with Aerospace and/or Satellite Ground Systems,
Experience with test automation languages/frameworks: Cucumber, Gherkin, Behave
Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
Experience with ops support of a complex UNIX-based system
**If this is not a fit for you or you are not interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral Bonus! We look forward to hearing from you!
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