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BlackSky
Seattle, WA, United States
14 days ago
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AZ, United States
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BlackSky
Seattle, Washington, United States
14 days ago

Description

Clearance Requirement: None, but desired

About Us:

BlackSky is operating and deploying a constellation of high resolution imaging spacecraft to image the planet in near real time. Our business is rapidly expanding and we require experienced, creative, energetic leaders to drive mission execution and success. We require exceptional individuals who desire to work in a fast paced, highly technical environment.  Candidates must be self-motivated and demonstrate personal commitment and dedication to leading others to successful project completion.

Join the Ground Software team as an individual contributor.  Be responsible for continuing design and development of a satellite communication , constellation management system that orchestrates cloud and ground station components to control and task a constellation of earth imaging satellites as well as new product development involving image processing and machine learning. Work with a combination of hardware and software components that run on lights-out ground stations as well in the cloud.  Work with aerospace experts to determine software needs needs and how to integration them into the holistic constellation management and processing platform.  Be integral to the design, development, deployment and operation of the system. 

Development will be on a Linux/Python 3.6 stack involving continuous integration and delivery, Docker, microservices architecture, time series databases, use of and contributions to open source, integration with monitoring & alerting systems, and dealing with large data flows.

Responsibilities:

  • Debug and troubleshoot remote systems with external customers
  • Design and implement major components of the system
  • Work with aerospace architects, program managers, and other team members to gather and refine requirements
  • Work with software architects and constellation engineers to define satellite maintenance and control.
  • Conduct design reviews
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the system – no responsibility silos
  • Write test plans and unit tests. Coordinate with testers on complex integration tests
  • Ensure that all components communicate and interoperate reliably
  • Help choose which technologies/frameworks are used for internal applications
  • Work with outside contractors and partners to ensure that APIs meet our needs
  • Work with integration testers to develop test plans that ensure adequate testing of units and the complete system
  • Work with DevOps on automated deployment and monitoring
  • Other job related duties assigned

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience delivering and maintaining commercial software in a production environment; familiarity with agile methodologies, software development and release life cycles, source control and change management. More senior candidates highly encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across the team, skill sets, and company to drive features to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external customers’ engineering teams
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Bachelors of Science or greater degree in CS, CE, Engineering, EE, Physics, or Math. (Must have BS understanding of math and physics if no degree)
  • Space industry experience not required. Expert software development skills are

Desired Skills:

  • Linux and Python 3.6 experience (Can substitute earlier Python, cloud, C++ or Java experience)
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Familiarity with open source
  • DevOps experience
  • Enterprise level monitoring and alerting experience
  • Time series data and database experience
  • Familiarity with automated code review processes

BlackSky is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

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Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience delivering and maintaining commercial software in a production environment; familiarity with agile methodologies, software development and release life cycles, source control and change management. More senior candidates highly encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across the team, skill sets, and company to drive features to completion
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external customers’ engineering teams
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Bachelors of Science or greater degree in CS, CE, Engineering, EE, Physics, or Math. (Must have BS understanding of math and physics if no degree)
  • Space industry experience not required. Expert software development skills are

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59872790
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Company Name: BlackSky
  • Position Title: Software Development Engineer
  • Industry: Aeronautics
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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