Washington, District Of Columbia


Sr. Software Engineer

Position Description:

  • This candidate will serve as a Senior Software Engineer on-site and full time at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC.  NRL Solar and Heliophysics branch is seeking a lead flight software developer to develop embedded code for space remote sensing instrumentation. 

  • The engineer will work within a small existing, highly experienced team to develop and test flight software code and modules for state of the art space flight hardware.

Position Requirements:

  • The applicant is expected to have experience in embedded code preferably for space flight or other autonomous systems. 

  • The applicant would be expected to refine and understand code/module requirements, develop and test associated code. 

  • The developer would be expected to document results, present progress and technical status at the various sponsor reviews.  This is a unique opportunity to build flight software for space systems for astronomical applications.

Level of Education:         Four Year Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or CE Bachelor Degree (Minimum)

Years of Experience:       10+ Years

Must be a US Citizen because of the sensitivity of work.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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Washington, District Of Columbia

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