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Orbital Analyst (OA)-Development Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-19-123
Location:   Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 17, 2019
Radford Job Code: 05141-05146
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Job Description:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions provider focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and National customers.

Kratos is seeking a satellite Orbital Analyst (OA) development engineer for our Federal Software Engineering and Data Products Development team. The position includes support of dynamic, fast-paced projects that span all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, development, test, and customer support.  As part of a small team, this developer will participate in the development and maintenance of OA for various satellite programs. The ideal candidate has several years experience with satellite telemetry and commanding, including software development in EPOCH Product Suite and OASYS. This candidate must be self-motivated, work well independently and as part of a larger team, be a self-learner, have strong attention to detail, and be able to adhere to strict timelines. Experience with software development life cycle is also required. Candidate must be able to quickly and efficiently generate estimates and status of design efforts, including materials (such as presentation slides), for use internally as well as with customers. Good written and oral communication skills strongly desired.

Experience and Skills:

 -Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field.

-Minimum of 3 years experience in satellite telemetry, commanding, and software development in: Orbital Analysis, Development Lifecycle, Software Version Control, Microsoft Product Suite.

-5 or more years of experience in satellite telemetry, commanding, and software development desired. Areas of EPOCH Product Suite experience include: OASYS (Orbital Analysis System), OA Operations Experience, Scripting/Programming (Perl, C, Shell, Batch, etc), Git Version Control, Software Regression Testing.

-Candidate must be self-motivated and comfortable working with multiple groups of developers and engineers.

-Active Secret clearance required.

-Position located in Colorado Springs, CO.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal 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.


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP