the Hammers Company, Inc.


Senior Software Systems Engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

Greenbelt, US

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $125000 - $125000/Year

Job Title

Senior Software System Engineer

Job Description/Responsibilities

Working in a "badgeless" / team environment with NASA, NOAA, and contractor personnel, serve as a representative of NASA providing oversight of vendors' software activities (development, testing, sustaining engineering) and products (software, documentation) to ensure that they meet functional and procedural requirements.




  • Minimum of BS, Computer Science, Computer Architecture or related Engineering disciplines
  • Minimum of 10+ years of relevant work experience a plus to include experience developing in C/C++, experience in using RTOS (RTEMS, VxWorks, etc.) in embedded environment.
  • GNC (ACS/FGS) -- Guidance, Navigation Control (or Attitude Control System or Fine Guidance Systems) and or Command and Data Handling (C&DH) experiences a plus
  • Job activities include:
  • Assisting the Flight Project Software Manager in monitoring status of software activities of the spacecraft and instruments vendors and evaluating their performance.
  • Participating in working meeting and teleconferences for both recurring and ad hoc meetings.
  • Reviewing software documentation (e.g., requirements, design, test).
  • Reviewing code, test procedures, and test results.
  • Participating in formal reviews (e.g., design, test).
  • Reviewing / approving Mission Operations products (command procedures, operations scripts, ..).
  • Reporting status in both verbal and written venues.
  • Traveling to vendor sites for attending testing activities or important meetings.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.
  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a National Agency Check (NAC) security badge to enter the applicable government facility

the Hammers Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $125,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
NASA contractors, whether working remotely or on site, need to complete and submit a Certification of Vaccination Status. Unvaccinated individuals and those not fully vaccinated are required to undergo regular COVID-19 testing in order to come on site.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Greenbelt, MD: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Posted a week ago

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