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Senior Software Engineer

Rebel Space Technologies

Rebel Space Technologies

Software Engineering
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024
Full-time. This is a hybrid role based out of our Long Beach headquarters; we consider remote candidates on a case-by-case basis.

Description

Rebel Space Technologies is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our team. As a Senior Software Engineer at Rebel Space, you will play a critical role in developing and maintaining software applications to support cutting-edge aerospace observability and cybersecurity solutions.

About Rebel Space Technologies

At Rebel Space, our mission is to protect critical space infrastructure through enhanced observability and space system cybersecurity. We believe that as space infrastructure expands, it will be increasingly difficult to secure and monitor these systems against critical failures or evolving cyber threats. To address this, we are building software that empowers developers and operators to rigorously evaluate and secure their systems from conception through to operations. We supercharge the way space infrastructure is tested, monitored, and secured, ensuring systems are safeguarded in an increasingly complex space environment. Join us in building the space security infrastructure of the future.

Senior Software Engineer

In this role as a Senior Software Engineer, you will be a key member of our engineering team. You will lead the development of observability software, contribute to cybersecurity solutions, make architectural decisions for critical systems, and mentor a team of talented engineers. This role combines technical leadership, project management, and hands-on development to push the boundaries of space system security and observability.

Responsibilities

  • As a Senior Software Engineer at Rebel Space, you will be responsible for architecting, developing, and maintaining critical software systems for our observability and cybersecurity platform, which includes controls, interfacing with data acquisition/storage systems, and processing pipelines.
  • In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to architect and implement a state-of-the-art software platform to serve as the cornerstone of space systems observability, testing support, and cybersecurity.
  • Develop, test, and deploy essential applications including an integrated monitoring system to track performance and analytics within space system data and telemetry, APIs, and high-throughput data pipelines.
  • Work with a friendly and motivated team to design and develop sophisticated, highly scalable, and latency-optimized software for the Rebel Space platform.
  • Operate across multiple layers of the stack to develop tools for the analysis and testing of complex systems deployed at test and customer facilities.
  • Design reliable software through requirements generation, continuous integration, automated testing, issue tracking, and code reviews.
  • Mentor and guide a team of engineers, promoting a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, Physics or related technical discipline, with at least 5 years of professional experience in software development
  • OR 8+ years of professional experience developing and deploying industry-grade software
  • Strong Proficiency in writing, deploying, and maintaining production code in an industry-standard language (Preferred languages include Rust, Go, C++, Python, or equivalent.)
  • Experience architecting and implementing large-scale, distributed software systems with a focus on high availability, fault tolerance, and scalability.
  • Experience serving as technical lead throughout the full software development lifecycle, from concept, detailed architectural design, implementation, and testing to documentation, delivery, and maintenance
  • Experience with cloud tools (Azure, AWS, Google, Etc)
  • Familiarity with networks and databases, including query optimization
  • Familiarity with CI/CD, DevOps, Build Systems, Docker/Kubernetes.
  • Prior aerospace industry experience is not required.
  • Passionate about building excellent products!

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with data acquisition systems, sensor data integration, and processing, including familiarity with IoT (Internet of Things) technologies and protocols.
  • Knowledge of observability and monitoring tools and frameworks and experience in integrating these into large-scale systems for real-time monitoring and alerting.

Benefits

  • Stock options - own meaningful equity in Rebel Space
  • Generous PTO, flexible vacation and company paid holidays
  • Premium healthcare including medical, dental, & vision benefits
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Hybrid in-person & remote work week
  • Professional growth opportunities

In addition to stock options, the estimated salary range for this role is $100,000-$200,000, inclusive of all levels/seniority within this discipline.

As a growing company, the salary range is intentionally wide as we determine the most appropriate package for each individual taking into consideration years of experience, educational background, and unique skills and abilities as demonstrated throughout the interview process.

Important Information

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State.

Rebel Space Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Rebel Space Technologies is governed on the basis of merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.