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SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER (PLATFORM/EMBEDDED)

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1 Rocket Rd
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Overview :

In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER (PLATFORM/EMBEDDED)

Hawthorne, CA, US

 

SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018

Description

As a flight software engineer on the OS Platform team, you will be creating software that is used to design, develop, launch and operate SpaceX flight systems. You will engage with other SpaceX engineers to discover the needs of the mission and code highly reliable software that turns the mission into a reality. You will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the software you create, from development to testing to operation during a mission.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Develop highly reliable and available software systems

Board bring-up of next-generation avionics computers

Develop prototypes to prove out key design concepts and quantify technical constraints

Write high quality structured bare metal and Linux-based software for embedded processors (e.g. ARM, PowerPC, x86, etc.)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or science discipline and 4+ years of experience in syste-ms-level C (kernels, device drivers, hypervisors) OR 6+ years of experience in syste-ms-level C (kernels, device drivers, hypervisors)

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Experience writing Linux kernel code for real-time systems

Experience in FPGA development 

Working experience of microprocessor technology including (but not limited to); PowerPC, ARM, OMAP, etc.

Fluency in POSIX shell script and Python

Have shipped embedded software in high volume products or real-time products that require high reliability and fault tolerance

Significant understanding of embedded software principles and ability to contribute in design sessions

Thorough knowledge of systems, computer architecture, software development, networks, and electronics

Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization and unit testing

Effectively worked as a team member and in large code bases

Creative approach to problem solving and exceptional analytical skills

Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements

Ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements

Ability to work independently and in a team, take initiative, and communicate effectively

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Willing to work extended hours and weekends when needed

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