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Mid-Level Software Engineer

Company: Rocket Lab USA
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab is a vertically integrated provider of small launch services, satellites, and spacecraft components. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. Our team is over 1,300 people strong and we're adding to it every week. Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action oriented.


This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in Rocket Lab's evolution into an end-to-end space company that delivers launch, spacecraft, and on-orbit operations. The Space Systems Division is shaping Rocket Lab's future with Photon, our brand of high-performance satellites, enabling innovative missions in low Earth orbit and beyond including missions for NASA to LEO, the Moon, and Mars and commercial customers, including leading the design and manufacture of 17 high-power telecommunication spacecraft buses for Globalstar.

Rocket Lab is also growing our spacecraft components business, anchored on the acquisition of Sinclair Interplanetary manufacturing reaction wheels and star trackers in Toronto, SolAero Technologies manufacturing solar power and primary structure solutions in Albuquerque, Planetary Systems Corporation manufacturing launch separation systems in Silver Spring, and Advanced Solutions, Inc., provider of flight and ground software as a service in Denver. Our components business is key to vertically integrating our spacecraft solutions and enabling constellations for customers.


Based out of Rocket Lab's new site in Albuquerque, NM as part of the SolAero Technologies acquisition, the Mid-Level Software Engineer is responsible for supporting new and existing ERP software projects for the corporate IT team. You will support the Sr. IT Project Manager and IT organization, with deliverables required for our executive leadership, board of directors and investors.


Support new and existing ERP software projects
Develop new software applications assisting with SolAero's digital transformation
Solve simple to complex system integrations using modern integration techniques
Leverage automation to simplify complex processes across the business
Develop software to support ERP, MRP, and MES systems
Modernize code bases for existing custom software applications written in both .NET and Python
Learn Infor's Mongoose (.Net based) ERP development framework
Generate APIs consistent with current best practices
Gather customer requirements to accurately formulate scopes of work for software projects
Create well-designed, testable, and efficient code
Review and debug existing source code
Collaborate with other team members to design and implement projects
Document and maintain software designs, descriptions, and changes

YOU'LL BRING THESE QUALIFICATIONS (Note: you must meet every qualification in order to be considered):

Associate's degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, or other technical discipline
3+ years of software development experience
Programming experience with .NET, Python, Java, or JavaScript
Experience generating APIs and custom system integrations
Experience with GIT, SQL, and Object Oriented Programming (OOP)


Full stack development experience
Understanding of Software Development Life cycle (SDLC)
Experience using TDD
Ability to write and optimize advanced MS SQL queries
Experience creating statistical analytics using R and Python
Previous experience developing software in a manufacturing environment
Experience using Infor's Mongoose development framework a plus
Demonstrated aptitude for writing clean and consistent code translatable by other developers
Comprehension of agile methodologies and principles

Important information:


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

Rocket Lab USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Rocket Lab USA 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

Keywords: Rocket Lab USA, Albuquerque , Mid-Level Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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