Sapienza Consulting has been retained by a NewSpace communications venture headquartered in the US, who are currently seeking an experienced Spacecraft Flight Software Engineer. The incumbent will help design and test the satellite bus flight software.
The Spacecraft Flight Software Engineer will be developing a variety of embedded flight software applications for commanding and controlling ground and space payloads. This includes developing our clients satellite command and data handling system software, in addition to software for both it’s primary (payload) and secondary radio communications functions. The software will initially be tested on the satellite prototype in a lab environment that simulates orbit operations and the software engineer will also be responsible for implementing methods of data acquisition to ensure successful testing, verification, and validation.
The perfect candidate for this role will have significant previous experience designing, developing, and testing software for many small spacecrafts and particularly on rapid timelines. We are looking for engineers that enjoy a challenge and have a track record of creative thinking to solve unconventional problems.
The Spacecraft Flight Software Engineer will be responsible for design, development, and testing of all spacecraft flight software including that for our clients spacecraft Command & Data Handling, Power, Communications, and Guidance, Navigation, & Control Systems. This includes: