Senior Software Engineer: Operational Data

Job Ref: 2823022cccc | Type: Permanent / Full Time

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About The Role

About Us:
Rocket Lab’s mission is to revolutionize the way we access space. We develop and launch advanced rockets to put small payloads into orbit more frequently, at a fraction of the cost of cumbersome traditional launch services. We are ushering in a new era of unprecedented access to space.Small satellites have a crucial role to play in improving understanding of our planet and humanity’s impact on it.
About the Role:
The Electron Launch Vehicle is a fly-by-wire system and generates a large quantity of real-time data throughout its production, testing, and launch life-cycle. This data tells a story and lets Rocket Lab engineers and key stakeholders know how we are performing and provides evidence for continuous improvement. The Operational Data software team transforms data to meaning, providing a bespoke data analysis framework customized to support development of the next generation of rockets. There's no limit to the ambition we have to create smart, data-driven decision-making capabilities.  

Skills and Experience:
  • Tertiary Diploma, Certificate or degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or demonstrated equivalent level of knowledge.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience within a software engineering related discipline
  • Git
  • Experience with one of: Redmine, Jira, Bugzilla, Mantis, or other issue tracker
  • C#, Python Development
  • Windows Application Development
  • Database Application Development
  • Networked application development
  • Scrum
  • .NET Linux Application Development
  • User Interface Development
  • Big Data System Development

Why Rocket Lab?
We'll offer you a career-defining role, with interesting, meaningful projects working with world leading experts. You will be challenged every day; there will be lots to learn and plenty to do. Based at our new state of the art facility in Mt Wellington, Auckland, this role comes with a range of staff benefits including subsidised meals and an on-site gym. If you want to be challenged, solve problems with innovation and work on the advanced space systems that are changing an entire industry, Rocket Lab is the place to do it.

For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States’ International Traffic in Arms Regulations.  Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality. For more information on these Regulations, click here.

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