Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-054
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 12/26/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2+
    • Radford Job Code: 05162 Software Engineer
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Job Description

Kratos is a trusted provider of global satellite ground systems, communications monitoring, interference detection and network management company. We are seeking applicants to design and develop Object-Oriented application software for our real-time, high-performance data processing, networking, and archiving products using C/C++, and Python software development tools.  Must understand HW/SW interaction at the driver level. Experience with IP Network programming, multi-threaded applications, and Linux required.

An ideal candidate will have past experience implementing algorithms in C++ and Java in a Linux environment and is excited to work on Satellite C2 and SDA solutions.

 Job duties include:

  • Use C++ and other languages along with object-oriented design to create software systems

  • Design, develop, integrate, and test algorithms and systems for satellite ground system solutions

  • Interact with customers to understand and decompose requirements into technical solutions

  • Collaborate with other software engineers, subject matter experts, and system architects to implement algorithms into operational software

  • Travel as necessary to attend customer meetings and support deployed systems. Travel not to exceed 10%


Experience and Skills

Required Qualifications

  • US Citizenship

  • Bachelor of Science in a related technical discipline
  • 2 years of software development experience

  • Proficiency in C++

  • Experience with IP Network programming

  • Experience with multi-threaded applications

  • Experience with Linux

  • Experience writing software algorithms

  • Experience with Object Oriented design

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with any of the following is a plus: Python, Angular, Subversion, Jira, VHDL, CORBA, GIT

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.


Salary Range $80k-$115k per year




  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program