Software Engineer

Post Date

Mar 11, 2024



ZIP/Postal Code

Sep 13, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Software Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$70k - $150k (estimate)

Job Description

A client of Insight Global is seeking a Software Engineer to join their team in Houston, TX. This person will be responsible for implementing spacecraft flight software applications, space vehicle software architecture, space vehicle systems/subsystems, and device driver interfaces. They'll be implementing and testing flight software for ISS Commercial Resupply Services Contract and additional commercial space programs. They will work across multiple systems, including, flight software, GNC, testing, and simulation that are specific to the development of an ISS visiting vehicle.

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Required Skills & Experience

10+ years of experience as a Software Engineer

Significant experience with embedded systems and overall software stack and environment

Significant C++ skills

Experience developing code on various platforms (ARM, x86, PowerPC, SPARC, 8051, etc)

Hands-on experience with various hardware interfaces (PCI, 1553, SPI, I2C, CAN, RS-422/232)

Hands-on RTOS experience (RTEMS, VxWorks, Xenomai Linux, etc.)

Experience developing hard real-time RTOS applications at the top of the software stack.

Aerospace industry experience

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

ARINC-653 experience

Experience with NASA's Core Flight System / Core Flight Software (CFS)

Knowledge of CCSDS standards and utilization

In-depth knowledge of the NXP MPC8548E PowerQUICC III Processor or closely related processors

Understanding of the tailoring of MMU, cache, and DMA behavior

Experience with Wind River VxWorks 653 RTOS Board Support Packages (BSPs) and their tailoring for PowerQUICC architecture processors

C or Python skills

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.