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CACI International Lunar Gateway Software Verification Facility Embedded Programmer in Houston, Texas

Lunar Gateway Software Verification Facility Embedded Programmer

Job Category: Engineering

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: None

CACI is looking for an experienced Embedded Programmer to support the Lunar Gateway Program at NASA Johnson Space Center. This exciting position involves the design, development, integration and operations of a new software verification laboratory to test and verify flight software used on the Lunar Gateway. This position will provide a broad spectrum of growth opportunities for an individual from low-level hardware design to high-level software development, culminating in a high fidelity integrated test facility used to verify flight software for the Lunar Gateway.

What You’ll Get to Do:

This position requires a self-motivated, capable person with strong verbal and written communication skills. In addition to outstanding technical expertise, the individual must be very people savvy, have strong customer relationship skills, possess a positive team-player attitude, be flexible and willing to take on new assignments and responsibilities as they arise. Finally, the most qualified candidate will be an articulate speaker able to communicate complex technical ideas in a convincing manner, must share our passion for our Nation's Space Program, and share in the excitement of developing future human-rated space vehicles.

More About the Role:

  • Design, development, integration, and troubleshooting of development flight software into development flight processors for early integration.

  • Work with NASA partners to integrate flight software deliveries into the verification facility.

  • Provide on-going sustaining engineering and enhancements to the software verification & validation facility to increase rig efficiency and capability.

  • Provide troubleshooting and fault resolution of the verification & validation facility to minimize rig down time.

This work takes place at NASA/JSC in Houston, TX, a highly stimulating and dynamic environment that is critical in human space flight and the space exploration initiative.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. B.S. in Aerospace, Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines required.

  • 3+ years of experience of hardware and software integration using some of the more prominent hardware standards and protocols used in space transportation avionics.

  • 3+ years of experience developing embedded firmware.

  • 3+ years of experience troubleshooting hardware and software.

  • 3+ years if experience developing with C programming language.

  • Must be flexible, open to new challenges in a dynamic environment, and possess strong technical expertise combined with strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with little supervision.

  • Must be a highly responsible, team-oriented individual with strong work ethic.

  • Must have highly developed coordination and organization skills.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • M.S. in Aerospace, Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines.

  • Experience with spacecraft or aircraft flight software verification and certification.

  • Experience developing and integrating closed loop real-time spacecraft or aircraft simulators.

  • Experience with RESTful API.

  • Experience with Python.

  • Experience using VHDL and programming FPGAs.

  • Experience with Time-Triggered Ethernet (TTE).

  • Experience with test facilities supporting human-rated flight systems a plus.

  • Experience in human-rated safety critical flight software in aerospace or other industries.

  • Experience with embedded firmware using VxWorks.

  • Experience programming NASA Core Flight Software (cFS).

  • Vehicle-wide knowledge of space vehicle systems.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.