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Software Architect 5

at ULA

Posted: 12/30/2019
Job Reference #: 1461183
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

Job Title
Software Architect 5

Position Location
Denver, CO

Your Role: What you'll be doing
  • Establish the basic structure of the ground software system
  • Develop and communicate the vision and roadmap for the software system architecture and capabilities
  • Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for the ground software system
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Educate and mentor junior engineers in software development practices and skills through 1-on-1 coaching, documentation, and design & architecture discussions.
  • Evolve and Improve Software and Software practices for a more testable and maintainable code base.

Job ID

Relocation Available

Your Background: What education and experience you'll need
Requires a bachelor’s degree and 8-12 years of experience; advanced degrees are typically preferred at this level.

About ULA: What makes us different
Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.

We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:
  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Bonus potential
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments
Additionally, most ULA team members work a “9/80 schedule,” meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English | Spanish ) and Right to Work poster ( English | Spanish ).

Interested in growing in your career with ULA?

Apply today. We look forward to learning more about you!

Software Engineering

Your Background: What skills you'll need
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Experience with designing cross-platform systems
  • Expertise in object-oriented languages and associated package ecosystems
  • Expertize in C++ development
  • Experience with Unix-based operating systems
  • Experience with Software Configuration Management practices and tools such as Git (preferred), SVN, or Perforce
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • Real Time Operating Systems like RTEMS, RTLinux, QNX, LynxOS, etc.
    • Communication protocols, including Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553, Serial
    • Modern web application development and tech stack, including REST APIs
    • Microservices architecture
    • Developing device drivers
    • Hardware - software integration

At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.
Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world’s most experienced and reliable space launch company!

Successfully launching more than 130 consecutive missions doesn’t just happen. It’s credit to the commitment of our 2,500 team members and the systems and processes we use to pull them together.

As a ULA employee, you’ll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary.

Together, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world.

Our team is excited to meet you!