SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
SOFTWARE ENGINEER (BUILD AND FLIGHT RELIABILITY)
Software Engineers on the Build Reliability Process Development team are responsible for developing and improving the software that enables SpaceX to reliably design, build, launch, and reuse rockets and spacecraft. They are expected to have solid business acumen and the ability to turn loosely defined problem statements into working systems and code.
Develop, implement, and continuously improve software and business processes needed for nonconforming hardware management, configuration management, manufacturing and assembly, product traceability, rocket reusability and maintenance, and other critical business/production systems.
Own all aspects of software engineering and product development
Act as responsible engineer for various software platform systems
Work directly with customers to deep dive into their problems and find efficient solutions
Balance management of technical debt for owned systems with strategic project execution
Collaborate across disciplines including engineering, production, test, launch mission operations, supply chain, mission management, build and flight reliability, and management to ensure efficiency and consistency across the organization
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or STEM discipline and 1+ years of professional software development experience OR 3+ years of professional software development experience
Experience in full stack development
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Programming experience in Python, C#, .NET, Go, Scala, Java, or similar object-oriented language
1+ years of rigorous experience building single page web applications
Database experience with PostgreSQL, SQL Server, or similar database technologies
Experience with version control, continuous integration, and continuous delivery concepts
Deep understanding of testing, continuous integration, build, deployment & monitoring
Expertise in profiling and improving application performance
Experience working in an operations or manufacturing environment
Project management experience, particularly related to creating or overhauling cross-functional business processes in a manufacturing environment
Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation
Ability to work extended hours, weekends, and offsite as required. Occasional travel may be required
Ability to pass Space Force background checks for Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg
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. Learn more about the ITAR .
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