Want to work on an exciting opportunity to work towards full autonomous fault tolerant flight with our space plane? We are looking for motivated developers or engineers to join our team. You get to work in an international environment with a high ownership of the application/feature, carrying it from concept to testing it on the space-plane with a short development cycle. This is a unique opportunity to work on cutting edge technology and (re-)define new boundaries. We believe in giving you the tools you need, then getting out of your way.

For this role we have multiple positions with different experience levels, so please reach out and apply if you think you are up for a challenge!

What you will do

  • Develop C++ code for flight computer, simulator and ground segment applications
  • Develop drivers for various peripheral interfaces. (CAN, RS485, SPI etc)
  • Implementing space plane guidance, control and navigation algorithms on a real time operating system
  • Assuring the code base is developed and tested to a high quality standard; Create tools for analysis, testing and code quality verification
  • Work with mechanical & electrical engineers to derive use cases and requirements for the applications
  • Participate in the review of source code changes and ensure all changes meet company coding standards
  • Working in a high-performance team of multi-disciplinary software engineers.

What you will bring:

  • BSc or higher technical degree
  • A demonstrable ability to write clean, effective code in C++, C, Python or Matlab
  • Exposure or experience with unit testing, test driven development and continuous integration
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and nontechnical audiences.

What you may bring:

  • Understanding of navigation and/or control systems (filters, state estimators or controllers)
  • Knowledge and exposure with real time operating systems, development of and with
  • Excellent knowledge of flight dynamics, aircrafts and control
  • Good understanding of the underlying principles of hardware interfaces
  • Experience with UAV's.

About us

Dawn Aerospace was founded to redefine near-space transportation. Redefine how we deliver assets to space, position satellites on orbit, and return things down to Earth to enable the vibrant and circular space economy of the future. To do this, we build scalable, accessible, and sustainable spaceflight technologies โ€“ technologies that are sustainable for not just the for the foreseeable future, but the unforeseeable future.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Dawn is decided based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any other manner.

Dawn Aerospace is an Accredited Employer with Immigration New Zealand.

Important! If you think you have what it takes but are unsure that you check every box, we still want to hear from you.

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Dawn Aerospace
New Zealand, Christchurch, Canterbury
Posted 14d ago
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