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Cloud Infrastructure Software Engineer (Satellites)

Company: SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGIES CORP
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SOFTWARE ENGINEER (SATELLITES)SpaceX's satellite programs are pushing the boundaries of in-space capabilities. Our missions support scientific research, classified national security space and commercial opportunities. Software engineering and innovation is at the core of these programs.Thesatellitesoftware team is building highly reliable in-space mesh networks, designing secure systems to guarantee access to space, designing next-gen communication and sensing software, and more. Aerospace experience is not required to be successful here - we want our engineers to bring fresh ideas from all areas. We look for engineers who love solving problems and seek to make an impact on an inspiring mission. As we expand this team, we're looking for versatile, motivated, and collaborative engineers.Our team is involved in designing the vehicle systems at every phase of development. We build tools that enable us to work more efficiently, and that help us build software systems that are secure, reliable, and autonomous. Our software engineers are responsible for the life cycle of the software they create, including development, testing, and operational support.RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Develop automation to deploy and manage compute resources both on-premises and in the cloud
  • Deploy and manage core infrastructure such as databases, monitoring and storage
  • Closely collaborate with software engineers to create highly scalable, operable and maintainable products
  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services -- from inception and design, through deployment, operation and refinementBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems/IT, or an engineering discipline OR 2+ years of professional experience in software, DevOps, or site reliability engineering
    • 1+ year of experience with Linux operating systems
    • Experience with containerization technologies (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes)
    • Experience in Bash, Python, and/or other scripting languagesPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
      • 1+ years of Systems Administration, Site Reliability Engineering, or DevOps experience
      • 1+ years of experience with Python and Python-based development frameworks
      • Strong understanding of Kubernetes, Docker, or similar technologies
      • Strong understanding of virtualization and hypervisor technologies
      • Understanding of databases and data modeling
      • Experience with automatically managing dozens or hundreds of servers
      • Focus on performance bottlenecks and performance improvement techniques
      • Excellent communications skills with the ability to communicate with customers, peers, management etc. in both formal and informal situations
      • Ability to quickly learn new tools and frameworksADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Willing to work extended hours and weekends when neededITAR REQUIREMENTS:
          • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR. SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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.Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

Keywords: SPACE EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGIES CORP, Redmond , Cloud Infrastructure Software Engineer (Satellites), IT / Software / Systems , Redmond, Washington

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