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System Software Engineer

Company: Jada Systems Inc
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Jada Systems Inc is seeking a highly motivated, half-time, Software Engineer to support both the instrument operations and development teams supporting the SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography) project working with JPL/NASA.As an instrument Operations Engineer, you will perform operations tasks for the project and will work directly with the project Operations Leads. After launch, the candidate will be responsible for instrument operation tasks that involve monitoring instrument status and tracking performance; generating daily plots; preparing command plans and sequences; presenting at operational reviews; and updating the related website with operational status. Before launch, he/she will finish documenting instrument operations procedures and requirements, automate tasks where applicable, and maintain instrument and ground operations related tools primarily utilizing Python.Required ClearanceClearance is not required for this positionLocationThe candidate will be required to work on-site Pasadena CAEducation and Years of ExperienceRequires a Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or related discipline; with minimum of two years of experienceThis position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export AuthorizationRequired Skills:--- Experience with Unix/Linux operating system environments.--- Working experience of Python scripting language in a Linux environment.--- Working experience with Python and with programming language(s) well-suited to analysis of instrument performance, such as MATLAB, IDL, C/C++, and Java.--- General understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in software engineering field and knowledge of the software lifecycle.--- Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.Optional Skills:--- Capability to work on a broad range of software applications--- Experience working with instrument and/or spacecraft operations teams.--- General knowledge of instrument and spacecraft operations or ground data system operations.--- Mission operations experience that involved tracking performance, conducting data analysis, and preparing and issuing commands, sometimes outside of normal working hours.--- Experience using scripting or programming languages in spaceflight operations and task automation.--- Have worked closely with instrument and/or science teams to analyze data and recommend/implement changes to improve processes and data products.--- Experience developing/testing software tools and applications.--- Ability to perform detailed analysis at times under pressure.--- Ability and willingness to learn new software skills as needed to perform project tasks

Keywords: Jada Systems Inc, Pasadena , System Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Pasadena, California

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