Software Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KSTC-22-060
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/13/2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 05161-05166
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Job Description

Kratos is seeking a Software Development Engineer for our Federal Software Engineering and Data Products Development team. 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 and maintenance of various data products for various satellite programs to include the following:

  •  API
  • Compass
  • Database
  • Human Machine Interface GUIs
  • Mission Unique Software
  • Orbital Analysis
  • Simulation
  •  Task Automated Operations

The ideal candidate has experience with satellite telemetry and commanding, including software development in EPOCH Product Suite and OASYS. This candidate must be self-motivated, work well independently and as part of a larger team, be a self-learner, have strong attention to detail and be able to adhere to strict timelines. Experience with software development life cycle is also required. Candidate must be able to quickly and efficiently generate estimates and status of design efforts, including materials (such as presentation slides), for use internally as well as with customers. Good written and oral communication skills strongly desired.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

This position is available in the Colorado Springs, CO area.

Experience and Skills

Candidate should possess a four-year degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics. Additionally, the candidate must have experience with software development in the following areas:

  • Structured and Object Oriented Programming Languages (e.g., C, C#, C++, Java, JavaScript)
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • iMcrosoft Product Suite
  • Software Version Control


  • Three to five years’ experience in satellite telemetry, commanding and software development to include the following areas:
  • EPOCH Product Suite
  • Git Version Control
  • Agile Development
  •  DevOps
  • OASYS (Orbital Analysis System)
  • MILSATCOM Operations Experience
  • Scripting (e.g., Perl, Shell, Batch, PowerShell, Windows Script Files)
  • Software Regression Testing

Salary Range: $65,000 - $100,000

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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