205522 - Software Engineer 4
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
El Segundo
Up to $98.39 DOE
12 Months

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

*This position is 100% ONSITE.

Seeking an experienced Software Engineers, passionate about space and excited to work in a multi-disciplined, collaborative engineering environment to design, develop and implement control and communications software for a new fleet of client satellites.

Responsible for full life-cycle development including requirements analysis, software architecture, designs, coding, unit test, integration and formal qualification.
Experience in analyzing system requirements and decomposing them to software requirements.
Ability to take requirements and define a software system architecture.
Candidate should possess excellent communications skills to participate in requirements, design and code reviews, have a thorough understanding of version control and software quality attributes, such as testability, portability and maintainability, and enjoy a self-driven and collaborative development approach.
Candidate should possess excellent communications skills and works well in a team environment.
Must be able to interact well with System Engineers/Analyst as well other members of the Integrated Product Team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience in presenting at program major reviews as well as lead the technical contents of all software technical documents.
Familiarity with formal development process and current software engineering topics is highly desired.

Experience decomposing system/subsystem requirements into software requirements
Experience in software architecture and design of complex embedded software systems.
Experience leading a team of software engineers using agile development process
3+ years’ experience using DOORs and UML software modelling tools
5+ years of hands-on experience in object oriented design, C/C++ implementation and test.
10+ years of direct experience designing and developing software for a real time or non real-time system.

Experience working with system/subsystem engineers
Experience working with external software suppliers
Experience integrating large scale software systems.
Experience with avionics control algorithms, hardware interfaces and I/O device drivers, networking, SQL and non-relational databases, web-based development.
Experience working in a classified environment and compliant with TOR standards.
Experience in Java, C#, JavaScript, Python and TCL a plus.
Embedded/real-time OS (e.g. VxWorks) experience a plus.
UML modeling, test-driven development, agile process and DevOps tools experience desired.
Familiarity with real-time embedded software development that includes requirements analysis through Formal Qualification.
Experience with Linux/Unix operating system, software development for math intensive algorithms, integration of COTS software, UML or other modeling language, SQL DB, DOORs, or ClearCase a major plus.
Prior avionics and payload software development experience is a plus.
Familiarity with formal development process and current software engineering topics is highly desired.

1. Min 6 years of SW experience and direct design
2. 2+ years of C++ Development
3. 1+ years of Linux
4. Full development SW lifecycle
5. SW Requirement analysis

1. Python
5. Cameo

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited course of studyin 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.

This work assignment has been designated as "safety-sensitive" by the Client. Contractors assigned to safety-sensitive jobs at the Client site must first complete regulatory pre-placement requirements prior to reporting to assignment. Additionally, contractors assigned to safety-sensitive work will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with federal mandates.


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.

100% onsite

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.