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Software Engineer
Title:Software Engineer
Division:Braxton Technologies
Location:Colorado Springs, CO

Braxton Technologies is looking for a mid-level Software Engineer to support our growing Company.

Braxton, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Braxton Science & Technology Group, is an established family-oriented small business, headquartered in Colorado Springs and staffed with experts who deliver exceptional capabilities and services. Braxton drives innovation by challenging tradition: even as a small business, Braxton punches above our weight class, delivering high-quality solutions on time, on budget, and at orders of magnitude less cost than traditional providers. Our services and products support all elements of satellite operations while bringing expertise in systems engineering, cross domain data dissemination, information assurance, cyber security, and other relevant competencies. Braxton is proud of our stellar reputation among our customers and industry partners, earned by delivering tailored solutions to match each customer’s needs and budgets.

Braxton has extensive experience across the federal government, including the Air Force, the Naval Research Laboratory, the National Reconnaissance Office, and Sandia National Laboratories. We deliver cost-effective, quality services throughout a project’s lifecycle, driven by our complete understanding of our customer’s requirements. 

Software Developer (E3)

Braxton Technologies is looking to expand its in-house PNT (position, navigation, and timing) expertise.  We are looking for candidates with a background in satellite-based navigation (GPS/GNSS) as well as other non-ranging navigation techniques (INS).  Experience with formal requirements and technical documentation is necessary.  Experience with enterprise-level operational systems is not necessary, but helpful.

This position will require quickly coming up to speed on the customers’ needs and working with other engineers to iterate on multiple solutions.  This position will require exposure to the customers through meetings, high-quality documentation, and delivery of software solutions.  There may be opportunities for travel to off-site customer locations.

Position Description

  • Supports principal/lead engineers and program managers in developing subsystem solutions through multiple phases of the engineering lifecycle, and in developing other work products of moderate complexity.
  • Verifies work products meet detailed customer and user requirements and other design objectives.
  • Leads design, technical, and programmatic meetings, and resolves issues.
  • Develops and reviews integrated technical and programmatic documentation.

Position Responsibilities

  • Software design, development and testing of real-time systems
  • Integrating commercial-off-the-shelf hardware components with existing systems
  • Participate in design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Create system design specifications and other technical documents as required
  • Design and maintain automated test scripts and applications
  • Document software defects
  • Configuration management of software modules and system documentation

Minimum Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain DOD clearance 

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with the following technologies:
    • Python and C++ programming languages
    • Windows and Linux operating systems
    • Network services, protocols, and serialization techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team-oriented personality

Additional Desired Qualifications, Skills, Certifications

  • RF (radio frequency) signals and technology
  • SDRs (software-defined radios)
  • GPS, GNSS (global navigation satellite systems), and PNT (position, navigation, and timing)
  • Non-ranging navigation techniques such as INS (inertial navigation systems)
  • Precision timekeeping
  • Git version control
  • Agile software development
  • Satellite ground systems or satellite command and control

Education and Training Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or similar field

Minimum Years of Experience

  • 6+ with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ with a Master’s Degree
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