Software Engineer II

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado at Boulder is encouraging applications for a mid-level software engineer to develop applications for use on NASA satellite missions.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

LASP began in 1948 (a decade before NASA) and combines all aspects of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and scientific data analysis. We are the world’s only academic research institute to have sent instruments to all eight planets and Pluto.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Primary job duties include developing software for in-house applications used by our flight operations team, which entails software configuration, testing, debugging, and deployment tasks as assigned. This position will be responsible for following established software processes and compliance standards to maintain the high reliability of the software systems. In addition, the software engineer will work with other software engineers, systems engineers, and mission operations personnel to support the software throughout mission life cycles, including instrument development and satellite system mission operations.

What You Should Know

Due to ITAR restrictions, only US Citizens and Permanent Residents may be considered.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • BS in Computer Science or related field.

What You Will Need

  • Motivated to learn new languages and methodologies.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Python language programming experience.
  • C programming experience.
  • Proficiency with Unix/Linux terminal based environments.
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL.
  • Familiarity with Command and Control software.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

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