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Scientific Computing Software Developer

Job Tracking ID:  85347-271759
Location:   Huntsville, AL
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 23, 2018
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Job Description:


Kratos is seeking software developers, scientists and engineers to assist in the design, development, and testing of state of the art scientific computing software for the aerodynamic and aerothermal analysis of weapons systems including high-speed aircraft, missiles and advanced hypersonic weapon systems.  

Primary software development efforts will be related to the development, testing and distribution of the next generation of transient, Fluid-Thermal-Structural interaction tools for application to hypersonic weapon systems and other high speed vehicles.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working in a development team to include both group and individual tasks.


  • Help expand the capability of our transient thermal analysis software and Computational Fluid Dynamics models.

  • Apply software engineering best practices to existing applications and new developments including test-driven development activities.

  • Plan, design, and implement unit and system testing frameworks for several development projects, and support the overall project development and fielding.

  • Assist in the design and development of engineering software under general supervision.

  • Utilize experience with C/C++, FORTRAN 90, MATLAB, and Python.

  • Develop written reports, briefings, and other documentation.



  • Office environment

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

Experience and Skills:


  • Familiarity with C++, Python, and shell scripting languages.  

  • Experience with the use, modification and/or development of scientific computing applications on Linux platforms.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills



  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and related fields

  • Minimum BS Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field with 2 to 4 years of experience

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP