13 days old

Senior Software Engineer [2709]

Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

TITLE: Senior Virtualization Software Engineer

MAJOR FUNCTION: Responsible for the development of next generation software for satellite command and control systems, utilizing modern technologies in a variety of multi-tenant environments.

Responsibilities / Essential Functions

  • Design, implement and automate software as necessary for large-scale command and control systems
  • Experienced in developing/deploying large scale solutions utilizing 2 or more of the following: Ansible, Jenkins, Puppet, Terraform, powershell, python, or shell scripting
  • Troubleshoot and report software anomalies
  • Work in a team environment, leading a small team of developers while serving as system architect
  • Apply agile development practices and techniques to adapt rapidly to changing requirements and schedules
  • Leads design, technical, and programmatic meetings, and resolves issues
  • Develops and reviews integrated technical and programmatic documentation
  • Software configuration management tools (examples: git, BitBucket, Jira, etc.)
  • Complete all initial and annual training requirements and disclosures as outlined by BSTG
  • Perform all other duties as required, consistent with the goals, objectives and responsibilities of the department

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics and 11+ years of experience
  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics and/or 3+ years of experience

Required Skills

  • Proficiency developing and testing software in varied environments
  • Virtualization and cloud technologies (examples: AWS, OpenStack, VMware, RHEV, etc.)
  • Knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards
  • Solid understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP and common internet application protocols
  • Excellent verbal / written communication and organizational skills
  • Team-oriented personality

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Microservices architecture
  • Container technologies (Kubernetes/Docker/Podman)
  • Messaging servers (examples: Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, WebSphereMQ, ZeroMQ, GMSEC, etc.)
  • Web technologies (examples: HTML, CSS, React, REST, JSON, WildFly, etc.)
  • Satellite Ground Systems, Ground System Operations, or Satellite Operations
  • Writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, python, PERL, etc.)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Documenting test results for corrective actions
  • Interacting with databases (examples: MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, Redis, etc.)
  • Agile software development

Security Clearance Requirements: None required to start, but must have ability to obtain TS/SCI.


  • Benefits for this position include medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k
  • Anticipated compensation (median) for this position: $145,000 annually

The anticipated annualized full time target compensation (median) for this position is: $145,000.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.


Posted: 2021-07-19 Expires: 2021-08-19

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