Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-077
    • Job Location: Londonderry, NH
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/07/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 05161-05166
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading-edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness, and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other, and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We look forward to working with open, honest, caring, and passionate individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to help us continue to build a great company. As we develop and launch our next generation of Satellite Ground Infrastructure platform we will be revolutionizing the satellite communication market using disruptive technology leveraging the principles of SDN, NFV, Virtualization, and Cloud computing.

The Solutions Delivery Team deploys Kratos systems around the globe and serves as the trusted interface to customers across their lifecycle, proof-of-value, onboarding, adoption, advocacy, and renewal. The successful candidate will work directly with customers during the implementation of network and cloud-based solutions and include the development of custom software components and interfaces to facilitate the integration of our network suite of tools. The Solutions Delivery Team works on solving technical problems and has applied experience in a wide range of network and software and platform technologies that include distributed computing, databases, network protocols, network analysis tools, and network topologies. The candidate must also be comfortable working autonomously on software development activities, working to deadlines, taking calculated risks, and course-correcting under pressure.


  • Lead customer technical interchanges and program meetings.
  • Support project activities including generating a technical project plan, assess and interpret device protocol documents, design and integrate solutions, produce and execute acceptance test procedures, and providing estimates of effort to accomplish project deliverables.
  • Once COVID 19 restrictions are lifted - Travel to customer locations to support installation and acceptance testing.  Travel may be up to 40% of time.
  • Support software and hardware technology engineering/integration activities.
  • Develop software components satcom hardware devices and implement APIs for integrating software applications.


Experience and Skills

  • The candidate will have a Bachelor of Science degree in related technical discipline and 3 or more years of direct work experience. (CS, EE, CSE).
  • Demonstrated development experience with some or all of the following: C, C++, Java, HTML, Python, LUA, PHP particularly for interface development.  
  • System administration experience in one or more of the following areas: VMWare, Windows Server, Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, and SUSE.
  • Software-Defined Networking experience – OpenDaylight, Lumina, CiscoNSO
  • Cloud Computing Infrastructure – OpenStack, AWS, Azure
  • General Networking Experience
  • Experience with developing scripts in a UNIX/Linux environment.
  • Familiarity with User Interface Design: gathering design requirements and presenting mock-ups 
  • Experience working with External Protocols: SNMP, REST
  • Database experience with MySQL, SQL Server, Postgresql, or Oracle including SQL, and stored procedures.
  • Working knowledge of network tools and technologies including IP, TCP/IP, ICMP, Wireshark, SNMP, and Multicast.
  • Experience using remote access tools – VPN, Teamviewer, SSH clients.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Prior experience supporting satellite communications, telemetry systems, network engineering, telecommunications, or similar industries with complex monitoring/management applications.
  • Development experience in EMS and NMS application environments.
  • Demonstrated success at working independently with minimal guidance
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task effectively
  • Possess a strong work ethic and the ability to be self-motivated.



  • Experience creating detailed network diagrams using Visio, Autocad, or similar tools.
  • Experience working in a mission-critical production environment. 

As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation


As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18th 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th 2022, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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