Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0134
Post Date 2/6/2019
Title FreeFlyer Software Engineer
City Lanham
State MD

a.i. solutions is excited to hire a focused and ambitious engineer to the FreeFlyer software development team. FreeFlyer is an industry-leading flight dynamics software product that civil, military, commercial, and academic space agencies worldwide rely upon to ensure the success of current and future manned and unmanned spaceflight missions in all orbital regimes. In addition to FreeFlyer software development, the position provides the opportunity to support the aerospace industry directly through internal research and development and customer-driven technical information gathering. The successful candidate will act as an integral part of the team to ensure the goal of delivering quality products and services that meet and exceed customer expectations.

Essential Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Design new features for spacecraft simulation modeling and lead discussions on the implementation strategy with the team
  • Prototype solutions for FreeFlyer enhancements, evaluate design validity, implement changes, and test all updates to the codebase
  • Engage with team members on code reviews to ensure quality standards are met
  • Plan and build technical demonstrations to deliver to current and prospective space mission customers
  • Aid active satellite missions with their technical information needs alongside the technical support team
  • Monitor the emergence of new technologies that may impact the workflow and opportunities for our product

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, aerospace, physics, mathematics, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering, feature design, and application development
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming and design
  • U.S. citizenship

Desired Background:

  • Ability to quickly connect in-person and in writing, and to actively listen and perceive the needs, values or opinions of others
  • Demonstrated leadership accomplishments professionally and personally
  • Proactivity in identifying and addressing challenges to include innovations that result in positive organizational impact
  • Orbital mechanics/astrodynamics
  • OpenGL/general purpose GPU programming (CUDA, OpenCL)
  • Use of flight dynamics-related modeling/simulation and computing tools, particularly FreeFlyer

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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