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Senior Flight Software Engineer (Embedded C++ Developer)

Company: Virgin Orbit
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreAt Virgin Orbit, we are launching the small satellite revolution, enabling missions that were previously unimaginable. We are delivering Virgin's legendary customer experience by combining advanced technology with a diligent, hard-working team. We have built a workplace and a workforce of the future, knowing that our decisions and investments of today are launching the industries of tomorrow. We have engaged a diverse and inclusive community of doers and dreamers alike, empowering all those working today to build satellites and constellations that will change the world.Position SummaryVirgin Orbit (VO) is seeking a new member for our team to serve as a Senior Flight Software Engineer. If you join us in this position, you will assist in the design, development, and deployment of our flight software used for production of the LauncherOne small satellite launch program. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a hybrid work position at our rocket factory in beautiful Long Beach, California.This is a full-time position based in Long Beach, CA that can be worked remotely part-time as a hybrid schedule (2-3 days in office / remote). Your Mission --- Collaborate with team members of other departments to gather requirements, and address questions related to the flight software--- Mentor and guide team members of the flight software team in the development of software--- Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better place--- Constantly learn new things-and share them with your team members What You BringIf you want to join us, you'd better have all of these------ BS in STEM with 4+ years of experience in a Software Engineering role; or equivalent work experience in a similar role--- Proficient in modern C++ in an embedded development environment--- Knowledge of embedded systems design--- Proficient with object-oriented languages and design patterns--- Proficient in using Test Driven Development, preferably using automated unit testing--- Proficient in debugging and trouble-shooting techniques--- Knowledgeable in the usage of a collaborative version control system, such as git and stash, in a team development environment--- Experience in using issue tracking systems such as Jira--- Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment--- Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement--- Ability to add something unique and positive to our team--- Generally high level of all-around awesomeness--- Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed --- and you should probably have a bunch of these, too. --- Experience with automated build environments such as Jenkins--- Proficient in Linux Kernel driver development and Board Support Package development--- Experience in production environment following agile practices and light weight software development methods--- Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space--- Ability to thrive as a 'one person team', but work well as a Team PlayerITAR RequirementsTo conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR

  • 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.Personal RequirementsOur idea of a happy life: build rockets, work with brilliant people, serve purposeful customers, and open access to space. Sir Richard Branson's belief is "If you get the perfect mix of people working for your company, you have a far greater chance of success." From the very start, we have placed top priority on growing and fostering a team of creative, diverse, and talented women and men.Virgin Orbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Orbit is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Virgin Orbit, Long Beach , Senior Flight Software Engineer (Embedded C++ Developer), IT / Software / Systems , Long Beach, California

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