Software Developer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-043
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs , CO
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/13/2022
    • Years of Experience: 4+
    • Radford Job Code: 05161
    • Compensation: $70,000 - $85,000
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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. 

Perform software sustainment engineering on the Remote Tracking Station Block Change (RBC) mission system using Agile Software Development. As part of the Agile process, actively participate in daily Scrum providing awareness of all assigned software engineering tasks as part of your role in providing development and maintenance activities for SCN software products. Create software work products and related artifacts to implement the Backlog Items that describe functional and non-functional needs for a product.  Use Agile approach to continuously make software process improvements and efficiencies.


  • Coordinate closely with team members, Product Owners and Scrum Masters to ensure User Story alignment and implementation to customer use cases
  • Analyze (through demonstrations, proof of concept, performance, and end-to-end testing) and effectively coordinate Infrastructure needs driven by developed software to meet customer mission needs
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.
  • Improve operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas

Experience and Skills


• BS Degree required plus 4-8 years of experience of related experience or equivalent combination of education/experience.
• Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
• Software development experience using C and/or C++
• Experience with Linux/Unix development environment


Nice to Have Qualifications:
• RBC mission system or other SCN Software experience
• Writing custom simulations
• Agile Software Development experience
• Agile certifications (software development oriented)
• Perl, Python or TCL Scripting
• GitHub
• VersionOne
• Fortify
• Coverity

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
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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