Senior Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-081
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/16/2021
    • Years of Experience: 8+
    • Radford Job Code: 5104-5105 Software Development Engineer
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Job Description

Kratos 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. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves.

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. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.

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 nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always doing the right thing.

Kratos is seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer for our Federal Solutions Engineering team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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 of software solutions for various satellite programs to support US Air Force and Space Force customers with the emerging Enterprise Ground Services capabilities.

Emphasis is in the following:
- Virtualized processing
- Cloud computing
- Technology-based Research and Development
- Prototyping
- Resiliency
- Task automated operations

The ideal candidate is a has experience with EGS, is a self-starter, with strong attention to detail, good written and oral communication skills, and a desire to dive in and take ownership of software components and products.

Experience and Skills


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field, technical degree preferred. May consider equivalent experience in lieu of degree.
  • 8 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience in Java, C#, or C++
  • Developing Software for Satellite Ground Systems
  • Secret Clearance is required
  • Experience with SecDevOps processes and related Agile practices

U.S. Citizenship with a current U.S. Government Secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance at higher levels is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos 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. Kratos is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

Competitive salary based on experience and education
Salary Range $136k-$183k per year



• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
• Life Insurance
• Short Term Disability
• Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program
• 401k Savings Plan
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Paid Time Off
• Education Assistance Program