Engineer – Aerospace Software Apps II

Kent, Washington

Job Title: Engineer – Aerospace Software Apps II
Location: Kent Washington
Shift: Standard 9AM – 5pm
Duration: 6 months


  • In this role, you will be responsible for developing and integrating features into our existing test platform onto our Engine test stands.
  • You will be supporting our backend with our embedded real-time software and client side software, and modernizing our legacy desktop application software into our web and cloud based platform.
  • This role will also require working knowledge and skills of electro-mechanical and fluid systems that are sensed and controlled by our software.
  • Additionally, you will participate in code and design reviews on a multi-developer team, write automated unit tests and integration tests in conjunction with our DevOps and System Engineers, and add new technologies to our platform.
  • We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise, leadership skills, and dedication to quality to positively impact safe human spaceflight. Passion for our mission and vision is required!


  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or Computer/Electrical Engineering. Other engineering or science degrees or work history will be considered if experience in above responsibilities is met
  • 3+ years of direct software engineering experience in C#, LabVIEW, Python, C++, OR similar experience
  • This role will be responsible for co-owning the LabVIEW software stack and work directly with DSCE Integration Engineers and various test engineering groups test and build capabilites
  • 3+ years of hands on development or of electro-mechanical or fluids system components such as pressure transducers, temperature, LVDT, bridge, accelerometers, and motion/servo controllers
  • Solid working knowledge of electrical, fluid, physics, and math and able to apply fundamental principles to real world designs and problems
  • Experience leading a major project from inception, to production including owning its requirements, architecture, design, implementation, with contribution from fellow developers
  • Desire to work in a driven, fast paced, and dynamic environment
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and champion an inclusive culture
  • Labview is a hard requirement – candidates must have this experience


  • Project management experience, delivering results on-time and on-budget
  • Experience working in aerospace and/or a regulated test environment
  • Experience with Linux, Git, Networking, CI/CD, Docker, Ansible, Artifactory
  • Knowledge in a scrum or agile practices

About SSi:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.

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