Flight Software Engineer - Fault Detection & Hardware Interface

Los Gatos, CA /
Flight Software /
Full-Time
At E-SPACE, we believe space should be accessible to everyone, from the visionaries discovering our future in space today to the countless generations of innovators to come. We are on track to build the world’s largest, most sustainable space-based network. Led by industry pioneers and backed by world-class investors, we are assembling a team of best-in-class aerospace, software, and materials  engineers and scientists to make this vision a reality.  

We are looking for a Flight Software Engineering specializing in Fault Detection & Hardware Interface Software to work onsite in our Los Gatos, CA location.

The Flight Software is what enables the spacecraft to perform all operations necessary to facilitate the mission objectives and perform maintenance tasks for the spacecraft. You will design, implement, test, and support the real-time software that flies the spacecraft from the moment of rocket tip off to delivering payload. Come join the team of control systems experts and engineers to deliver the control algorithms and the brains of the spacecraft. 

Your background

    • BS/MS/PhD Computer Engineering/Physics/Mechanical Engineering 5-10 years’ experience
    • Designed and Coded Satellite Fault Detection Isolation and Recovery (FDIR) Software
    • Very strong knowledge of Linux, ARM processor architecture
    • Very strong knowledge of Linus deployment of Debian, Yocto, or similar
    • Knowledge of Linux kernel and device-driver development
    • Ability to write effective and reusable code according to best practices
    • Must be a dynamic, autonomous, and team-oriented individual.
    • Knowledge of hardware and low-level development is necessary
    • Programming skills must include C++ and Python
    • Work in a fast-paced startup environment
While we offer amazing compensation with great stock options, annual pay, bonuses, free lunches, and health benefits, more importantly, you should join our team for the opportunity to grow personally, and have a high impact on the lives of millions of people. We love solving the hard problems, the rigor of deep engineering, bleeding-edge technology, and helping the world.