Vencore Aerospace Engineer IV in Greenwood Village, Colorado


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


Development of an integrated hardware/software testbed in support of Independent Verification and Validation testing of Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) flight software products. The testbed will be utilized as part of a closed-loop system to simulate rocket flight trajectories and test the flight software that controls the simulated rocket. This position requires a strong background in PC-based hardware component integration, Ethernet (TCP/IP) communications, Linux operating system and system testing.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Establish system and interface requirements based on launch service provider’s (e.g., SpaceX, United Launch Alliance) specifications

- Develop design documentation

- Develop software tools to perform system certification testing

- Develop Design Review materials for presentation to customer

- Integrate rocket trajectory simulation software with testbed hardware

- Setup and execute component checkout and system integration testing

- Strict adherence to project schedules in support of Customer milestones

- Work within small teams, following established procedures, to achieve project goals


Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

The following qualifications are required:

- US Citizenship

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering preferred. Other acceptable degrees include Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related engineering/scientific discipline

Required work experience/skills include:

- Expert skills in the following:

- C++ Object Oriented Programming Architecture

- Ethernet communication protocols

- Development of applications running in Linux environment

- Fluent understanding of the following:

- Embedded real-time software control systems

- Real-time data acquisition

- Xilinx FPGA Architecture

- Windows and Linux Operating Systems

- Proficiency in Matlab scripting and data analysis

- Evidence of strong technical writing skills

Job ID 2018-50369

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Engineering

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance No Clearance Required

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time