Lead Software Engineer

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contingent Hire
Praxis Inc. engineers aerospace capabilities for problems of national interest. Our core competencies are system engineering, mechanical and electrical systems, spaceflight qualification and testing, software engineering, cybersecurity, robotics, and program management. We solve challenging problems, provide competitive salaries, and offer excellent benefits. Looking for a career with purpose? Come and join the Praxis team!


    • Oversee software engineers work for the design, development, implementation and test software/firmware required for operation of experimental ground systems, payloads, and flight platforms as well as software/firmware to be used in test and evaluation efforts
    • Modify existing software/firmware
    • Architect, write and document new code
    • Integrate and test new or modified code
    • Program Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), sensor systems and other embedded systems
    • Maintain software and related databases
    • Perform software configuration management

Required Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM), Information Technology, computer science or similar from a regionally accredited institution
    • Professional software certifications and/or similar
    • Member of professional IT, computer or aerospace societies
    • Demonstration of continued education
    • 10+ years systems engineering experience related to Department of Defense & major space systems/programs

    • Required Knowledge:
    • Familiarity and understanding of launch vehicle, ground system and satellite software
    • 10+ years systems engineering experience related to Department of Defense & major space systems/programs

    • Required Skills:
    • Experience in launch vehicle, ground system and satellite software
US Citizenship Required:

Eligibility to Obtain a DoD Security Clearance Required for this Position:
Yes, current Top Secret/SCI clearance or adjudication within the last 2 years. Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation, a background check, a drug screen, and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Yes; 5% or less

Position Contingent upon Award of Contract:

Relocation Assistance:

Praxis Benefits:
Praxis offers a stable work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; including ESOP participation, 401k Plan, Flexible Work Schedules, Tuition Reimbursement, Co-Sponsored Health Plan, Paid Leave and much more.

Applying to Praxis:
Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Praxis will not sponsor applicants for work visas. Employment at Praxis is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check and security investigation. Praxis is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.

Praxis Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technology Service Corporation.