Software Development Engineer 5

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-027
    • Job Location: Sunnyvale, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/28/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 05105
    • Compensation: $170,000- $230,000
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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.

As a Software Defined Network architect and development engineer, you will be responsible for software defined network architecture, development, and customization required for design, prototyping, implementation, and test of our software service layer that orchestrates, configures, and controls our cloud-based OpenSpace solution.  You will work as a key contributor on our development team implementing the next generation of Satellite Ground Systems.

Experience and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Networking, or related field
  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience in the areas of SDN, NFV and Cloud computing
  • Experience deploying Cloud environments, VM’s, Containers, and related technologies
  • Experience creating Helm charts for deploying and managing containers using Kubernetes (k8s) or lightweight Kubernetes (k3s)
  • Experience using infrastructure as code tools for automating orchestration, deployment, and configuration
  • Strong understanding of LAN/WAN infrastructure, routers, and control plane/data plane network architecture, design, and implementation
  • Software development experience targeting Linux applications
  • 12 years (Bachelor’s Degree), 8 years (Master’s Degree), 5 years (PhD)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree or equivalent focused in the areas of Software Defined Networking, Virtualization, Cloud/Microservice architecture, design, service automation, and implementation
  • Familiarity with Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO)
  • Software development experience targeting containerized scalable microservice based applications and service implementation
  • API design, development, and implementation experience for microservice and web environments (REST, HTML, XML)
  • Experience with scripting using Python or similar language,
  • Experience using Terraform infrastructure-as-code for automation
  • Knowledge and experience related to telecommunications and solid understanding of networking concepts and principles
  • Working knowledge of DevOps and Software Development CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience working as a developer on an Agile Scrum team
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking controllers, network performance measurement, analysis and/or traffic optimization techniques
  • Experience with networking protocols and concepts such as routing, MPLS, IP, BGP, OSPF/ISIS, NetFlow, SNMP, VLAN, QinQ, VPLS, VXLAN and Internet Traffic Engineering techniques.

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
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