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Software Engineer 4

Seattle, Washington Contract Job ID: 1910109895
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer in Seattle, WA.

This position will be responsible for the development, integration and testing of embedded flight software on a rapid development satellite program. The senior software engineer will work with systems engineering and the software team to derive software requirements, evaluate software reuse, and define software architecture. Will work closely with subject matter experts and the software team to facilitate translation of detailed requirements and algorithms into flight software. This position will work with the teams to develop software-in-the-loop environments as well as a hardware-in-the-loop integration and test environments.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills and Experience)
o Must possess a current (within the last 5 years) final Top Secret clearance.
o BS degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics or Engineering is required.
o 9+ years of experience with a range of programming languages, including interpreted (such as Python) to compiled (such as C/C++) to assembly language
o 7+ years of experience with Real Time Operating Systems, such as Integrity, vxWorks or Linux7+ years of experience with low-level programming with real-time constraints
o Knowledge of computer hardware architectures and the extent to which they influence low-level software
o Experience (highly desired) with agile development processes and methods

A successful candidate must be willing to stretch beyond their experience base and to take risks to achieve objectives. This position is best suited to individuals who are self starters, highly motivated, work well in fast paced multi-discipline team environments, and are able to work with quick decisions for the best interest of the business. This person has experience and some expertise in process development and qualification, physical and functional integration and installation design and resolving supplier technical issues.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
o Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized spacecraft
o Experience in a dynamic rapid prototyping environment
o Prior history working proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment
o SCI highly desired
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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