Software Developer - NASA (Platform)

Edwards, CA
$76,000 - $110,000 / Year 
Contract, C2H (contract-to-hire)
Mid level

Job Description

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is on the hunt for a mission-driven professional to become our next Software Developer at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in CA. The candidate will support our Air Force Operational Test (AFOTEC) Team. This is a great opportunity to be on the cutting edge of next generation software development for NASA Projects!

As a Software Developer, you will:

  • Work with a software team of 5-10 people
  • Work with the latest, cutting-edge technology supporting a National Priority Program.
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

Week in the life of Software Developer:

  • Develop/modify/enhance software written in C++, C#, Python, Unity in flight test applications.
  • Work with a real time operating system.
  • Develop TCP/UDP communication, especially over unreliable networks.
  • Work in a Linux terminal environment.
  • Work with real-world sensor data to determine aircraft state, e.g., dealing with uncertainty/noise, different reference geoids.
  • Apply software development principles in a team environment to develop and refine automated processes.
  • Record test or report procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and make recommendations for changes.
  • Create reports and other documentation necessary to describe the results of studies and/or tests.
  • Analyze indicated and calculated results in relation to requirements, specifications, or test objectives.
Job Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM with 2-4 years of experience OR
    • Master's STEM degree with 0-2 years of experience
  • Experience with agile methodology.
  • Experience with Git, including GitLab administration.
  • Software development experience with C++, C#, Python, and/or Unity.

NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A 9/80 WORK SCHEDULE (alternating Fridays off); core hours are between 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is committed to pay transparency for our applicants and employee-owners. The salary range for this position is $76,000 - $110,000. Actual compensation will be determined based on several factors permitted by law. AMERICAN SYSTEMS provides for the welfare of its employees and their dependents through a comprehensive benefits program by offering healthcare benefits, paid leave, retirement plans, insurance programs, and education and training assistance.

Who We Are:

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs, and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

  • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies
  • Energage National Best Workplaces, National
  • Washington Post Best Workplaces

Veteran Hiring Awards:

  • GOLD AWARD by U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
  • BEST FOR VETS EMPLOYER by Military Times

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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