Software Systems Engineer
at Ronin Staffing

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

Job Description

Title: Software Systems Engineer 
Pay: DOE
Location: Pasadena, CA 91105
Length: Long Term Contract (Yearly renewals)
Benefits: Available

Job Summary:

Looking for software systems engineers to work on exciting Ground Data Systems for multiple missions.

This position is ideal for an energetic and savvy multi-disciplined engineer who loves technology and problem solving, but also has teamwork, communication, people skills as part of their DNA. This is a position for someone who is customer-focused, reacts well to changes, can work independently or with teams and is able to multi-task on multiple products and projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working as a member of a larger team, functioning as a Ground Data Systems I&T Engineer supporting  mission infrastructure and architecture (including mission system software, hardware, networks, and facilities) to meets functional, performance, security, and interface requirements and integrates with external systems hardware, software, and users.
  • Under the guidance of the Mission Lead, will support all phases of the mission including design, development, test, and operations. 
  • Implement, test, and support deploy the GDS designs and visions of GDS system-engineers and architects.
  • Participate in verification and validation, and to ensure that GDS subsystems integrate with each other through their interfaces, the end-to-end GDS provides all the functional capabilities to support all flight-project use-case scenarios, and the GDS operates reliably while meeting all performance and usability expectations.
  • Support user community and production environments, which can both present a myriad of technical challenges thus requiring our group members to have excellent problem-solving, root cause analysis, communication, interpersonal, and broad technical skills.


Education / Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a minimum of 4 years of software engineering experience (1st role)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science with a minimum of 6 years of software engineering experience (2nd role)


Required skills:

  • Work experience in system engineering lifecycle activities and product including Configuration Management, Continuous Integration, Software and/or System Testing, Software Test Automation, Software Deployment. 
  • Knowledge of software architecture practices and extensive experience in the integration and deployment of large scale and highly complex software systems.
  • Excellent coding and scripting skills in languages such as Java, shell, Python, Perl, or Ruby
  • Knowledge of test automation practices, familiarity with test automation tools, practical experience developing test automation solutions, and software deployment methods
  • Working knowledge of automated tests using frameworks and tools, such as RobotFramework, TestNG, Selenium, Watir, TestComplete
  • Working knowledge of software configuration management and issue tracking tools (such as GIT, SVN, AccuRev, CVS, JIRA)
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills with problem-solving experience in a distributed Unix/Linux environment where working knowledge of Unix/Linux environment is required
  • Excellent oral and written communications
  • Highly motivated and self-starting, ability to work well in a team environment.


Desired skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to specify and deploy the infrastructure, processes, and artifacts necessary to conduct and manage a strong, robust, and efficient test program with full traceability
  • Knowledgeable of test management practices, including identification and interpretation of test metrics
  • Experience in using one or more continuous integration tools such as Bamboo, Hudson, Jenkins, GitLab
  • Knowledge of software test management tool (such as TestRail, qTest) with understanding of best practices
  • Experience with AWS, cloud platform
  • Experience with docker container and puppet deployment
  • Experience with cybersecurity testing
  • Experience in writing training documents and conducting software systems operations training. 
  • Experience using a requirements management systems such as DOORs

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/28/2019

About Us

Founded in 1999 as a woman- and minority-owned IT staffing organization, Ronin Staffing has grown into a full-service staffing search firm that recruits and places qualified and quality candidates with expertise in a wide range of areas, including Engineering, Aerospace, Administration, Accounting/Financing, to name a few. We offer contract-only, contract-to-hire or direct-hire services to our clients and our contractors alike.

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