Software Engineer: Operational Data

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

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About The Role

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 ensures that this valuable information is robustly captured and made available to those who need it most.

Reporting to the Software Manager, your specific activities include (but are not limited to): 
  • Acquisition, ingestion and storage of Real-Time Data 
  • Collation, curation and classification of operational data
  • Archival and maintenance of data warehouses
  • Retrieval and display of operational data
  • Analytics, machine-learning and business intelligence
  • Development of software and unit tests according to bug-fixes and feature requests
  • Development of documentation for operation of software products
  • Participation in review of source code merge requests
  • Approval of merge requests for Software Assurance Levels C and below
  • Approval of code review standards
  • Refinement product backlog items
  • Facilitation of scrum activities (e.g. stand-up, retrospectives, sprint planning)
  • Management of scrum activity information (e.g. velocity, retro minutes)
Essential Skills and Experience 
  • Tertiary Diploma, Certificate or degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a related field
  • Git
  • Experience with one of: Redmine, Jira, Bugzilla, Mantis, or other issue tracker
  • C# Development
  • Windows Application Development
  • Networked Application Development
  • Database Application Development

  • Scrum
  • .NET Linux Application Development
  • C++
  • User Interface Development
  • Big Data System Development

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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