204830 - Software Engineer 4
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
El Segundo
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Software Engineer 4 for a contract opportunity in El Segundo, CA.

Client Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is seeking Senior Mission Processing Software Engineers for their Satellite Systems Division located in Seal Beach, CA, El Segundo, CA, or Mesa, AZ.

We are seeking engineers that are passionate about space and motivated to be part of a multi-disciplined, collaborative engineering environment that supports the design, development, and implementation of software for Client built government space products!

This is an opportunity to work in a rapid development environment using modern technology, architecture, and tools. We need your help to develop software capabilities for mission data processing of sensor raw data to provide operational products to the customer.

Our team works within an agile methodology using a CI/CD environment; integrated with automated testing, vulnerability, & quality scanning capabilities. The software team uses the Python language and leverages artificial intelligence / machine learning concepts.

You will directly collaborate with customer counterparts and program management to deliver the highest value capabilities, performing demonstrations along the way. The role requires a creativity and you will be encouraged to automate manual processes and workflows where possible. The candidate should possess excellent communications skills and work well in a team environment to support the needs of the Integrated Product Team.

This senior position requires proven experience within the software ecosystem, a unique background of project experience, and the clear exhibition of superior judgment and decision making to engineer new solutions and capabilities. Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills are required!

Refactoring legacy application into a new cloud-based framework and provide enhancements to existing capabilities.

Develop and maintain requirements, architectures, algorithms, interfaces, and designs for new product capabilities.

Perform software development in the agile methodology utilizing a DevSecOps environment where you will support continuous team improvement.

Build software test procedures and environments, implement the tests and document results to ensure software system requirements are met.

Present progress demonstrations to customer representatives and satellite program leadership.

Client is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and problem solvers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

5 or more years of experience with the Python software language.

Software development experience in a collaborative team environment using agile principles and a structured development process including code reviews and DevOps processes/tools.

Experience using team collaboration tools including Git, JIRA, Confluence, Artifactory, etc.

Top Skills Required
o Refactoring legacy application to work the cloud and provide enhancements
o Develop new application for advanced sensor capability
o Develop applied research applications that are deployed to Beta Ops to assess utility and improve operational performance

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

Experience with artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts.

Experience with sensor process and image formation.

Current CompTIA Security+ certification.

Experience using SonarQube and/or Coverity to manage code quality.

Experience with cloud computing and virtualization technologies and containerized applications and frameworks (Jupyter, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm).

Experience with Python numerical tools (numpy, scipy), GIS tools for python & map front-ends (OpenLayers/Cesium).

Accredited Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

7 am - 4 pm

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.