Software Development Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-045
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs , CO
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/15/2022
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 05102
    • Compensation: $105,000 -$118,000
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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.

Kratos is looking for a self-motivated candidate to support development and delivery of their Serial over IP data transport system solutions. The successful candidate will be able to work in highly technical cross-functional teams, have good organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task across different projects.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Setup of system solutions including server software and hardware configuration
  • Setup of system network interfaces.
  • Support multi-site remote access to system solutions
  • Support customer issue verification and resolution

Experience and Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Experience with the Linux OS.
  • Experience with server configuration and setup including OS configuration, hardware installation, and network interface setup.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts, architectures, and transport technologies like TCP/IP and UDP.
  • Experience with network parameter configuration and troubleshooting both physical and logical.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with serial data interfaces (RS422 / RS232) and data modes (asynchronies / Clock Recovery)
  • Experience with IRIG signal characteristics.
  • Experience with Bit Error Rate (BERT) test setups.
  • Experience with web interfaces and scripting languages (REST, HTML, Python, etc).
  • Experience with C / C++ software development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to interface with customers.
  • U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance are required.

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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