Software Development Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-20-048
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/15/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 05162
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions provider focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and National customers.

Kratos is seeking a software development engineer for our Federal Software Engineering and Data Products Development team. The position includes support of dynamic, fast-paced projects that span all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, development, test, and customer support.  As part of a small team, this developer will participate in the development and maintenance of various data products for various satellite programs to include the following:

-           API

-           Compass

-           Database (DB)

-           Human Machine Interface GUIs (HMIs)

-           Mission Unique Software (MUS)

-           Orbital Analysis (OA)

-           Simulation (SIM)

-           Task Automated Operations (TAOs)

The ideal candidate has several years’ experience with satellite telemetry and commanding, including software development in EPOCH Product Suite and OASYS. This candidate must be self-motivated, work well independently and as part of a larger team, be a self-learner, have strong attention to detail, and be able to adhere to strict timelines. Experience with software development life cycle is also required. Candidate must be able to quickly and efficiently generate estimates and status of design efforts, including materials (such as presentation slides), for use internally as well as with customers. Good written and oral communication skills strongly desired.

Experience and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field; equivalent experience may be considered.

Minimum of 3 years experience in satellite telemetry, commanding and software development in the following areas: Development Lifecycle, Microsoft Product Suite, Orbital Analysis, Software Version Control.


Five plus years’ experience in satellite telemetry, commanding and software development to include the following areas:

-           EPOCH Product Suite

-           Git Version Control

-           OASYS (Orbital Analysis System)

-           MILSATCOM Operations Experience

-           Scripting/Programming (Perl, C, Shell, Batch, etc)

-           Software Regression Testing


Ability to obtain a security clearance required; active Secret clearance desired.

Position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.