Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

Principal Software Engineer
Job CategoryMA - Software Engineering and/or Development
Clearance LevelAble to Obtain Top Secret
LocationMassachusetts, Wilmington
Req Code17:LT-SPSY-016
Job Description
Solidus is seeking a Principal Software Engineer with experience in space flight software and ground station development. Principal members of our development staff are technical leaders across multi-disciplined teams, possessing expert understanding of aerospace technology and payload architectures and ground support for spacecraft sub-systems and instruments.

This position requires experience with the full space flight software development life cycle from conceptualization and requirements analysis through final software verification & validation of space payload level systems and controls sub-systems for the aerospace and commercial communities.

- U.S. Citizen and an existing TS/SCI (SSBI) security clearance
- BS in Computer Science or related field, MS in Engineering Management or MBA is preferred.
- 12 years of experience in the area of flight software development and hardware/software interfaces for space applications.
- Proven experience as software technical project lead.
- Experience in payload I&T and ground test equipment development is a preferred.
- Expert knowledge of control programming utilizing such tools as MATLAB, C/C , C#, Java, Python, assembly language, object oriented programming, RTOS, PPCs, DSPs, PLCs, and FPGAs
- Hands-on experience building & integrating embedded processing systems to the hardware level
- Thorough understanding of modern hardware/software tools and how these may be used to improve the development process
- Experience in CMM/CMMI, IEEE or military standard software engineering practices
- Familiarity with NASA software quality assurance standard
- Experience supporting new business proposals or IR&D technology development efforts
- Strong problem solving, mechanical, mathematical and geo-spatial comprehension skills
- Excellent oral, written and presentation skills for interfacing with customers, senior management, program management and suppliers as well as mentoring of junior engineers

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm