About Rocket LabRocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth.
There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab.
Our team is 500 people strong and we’re adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference.
Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action-oriented.While other companies talk about it, we do it!Your missionRocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch and as we take on new exciting programs such as our lunar orbit to the moon for NASA and a quest to fly to Venus, our Software team is growing! Flight software provides critical support to vehicle systems during launch and on orbit, operating launch vehicle and spacecraft avionics, collecting and distributing telemetry and commands, and hosting guidance, navigation and control software and algorithms.
A Senior Flight Software engineer will be responsible for creation, maintenance and support of software components, functions or services on the Electron launch vehicle, Photon spacecraft, and associated ground-based communication systems.
Essential skillsTertiary Diploma, Certificate or degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or demonstrated equivalent level of knowledge.
Minimum of 6 years experience within a software engineering related disciplineC / C++ developmentLinux application developmentNetworked application developmentExperience with GitExperience with Redmine, Jira, Bugzilla, Mantis, or other issue trackerDesirable skillsEmbedded software developmentLinux kernel developmentExperience with ScrumFPGA DevelopmentARM DevelopmentPythonAs well as a being a career-defining role, working at Rocket Lab means being part of meaningful projects with world-leading experts.
Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference.We get things done. Our team is nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.
While other companies talk about it, we do it. This means projects get the green light faster and ideas are put into practice rapidly.
Everyone works on the big stuff. This isn’t a huge aerospace company where you get lost in bureaucracy and end up a tiny cog in a giant machine.
At Rocket Lab, your work directly impacts the success of each mission. Everyone’s voice is heard, and everyone can contribute major projects.
This is your chance to play a pivotal role in developing space systems that change the way we access space.Important InformationFor security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.
These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.
For more information on these Regulations, click here http : / / www.pmddtc.state.gov / regulations laws / itar.html.