Sr. Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-21-087
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/18/2021
    • Years of Experience: 8+
    • Radford Job Code: 5103
    • Travel Requirement: Domestic
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Job Description


Kratos is a trusted global satellite ground systems, communications monitoring, interference detection and network management company. As we extend our space communication product offerings to new customers, we are seeking a back-end senior software engineer to join our team. This team is composed of software developers, DSP experts, and RF experts. Our mission is designing and implementing software, hardware, and cloud-based computing systems for satellite communications.


An ideal candidate will have experience leading/contributing on teams to develop real-time data transport and processing systems for satellite communications using C++, Linux, Atlassian tool suite, targeting stand alone and cloud based solutions.  More specific key qualities:

Experience and Skills


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related science discipline and at least 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in satellite communications or similar communications industry
  • Experience with commercial wireless or SATCOM waveforms and protocols
  • Experience with large network deployments and support

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Graduate Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Signal Processing or related field
  • Experience architecting and developing software using cloud-based infrastructure
  • Experience with military communication systems, waveforms, and operational concepts.
  • Working understanding of EW concepts including RF jamming, LPD/LPJ/LPI, detection techniques, spread spectrum, waveform signatures, etc
  • Experience implementing software defined radios and interfacing with RF hardware
  • Experience operating and characterizing RF systems using T&M instrumentation (spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc)
  • Experience developing for and configuring Linux
  • Experience leading large, globally dispersed engineering team

U.S. Citizenship 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.

 Salary Range $120k-$150k





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  Life Insurance

  Term Disability

  Long Term Disabili\Employee Assistance Program


   Employee Stock Purchase Plan


   Education Assistance Program