CCP Spacecraft Software Engineer (ADV0003BY) & (ADV0003C6) – ERC

May 6, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


For more than 30 years, ERC has been delivering the advantage needed to solve our customers’ and the nation’s toughest challenges. A trusted partner to the Defense and Space communities. We provide the advanced engineering, innovative technology, and subject-matter expertise to deliver the mission results our customers need to keep the nation safe and secure. Our unique solutions enhance readiness, optimize performance, and help ensure success in the air, on the ground and in space.

An essential part of our success is our corporate culture built on respect, empowerment, and collaboration. Our culture elevates our people, ensuring they provide best-in-class service and solutions to our customers. We always strive to do the right thing. We believe that are our people are our best asset and human connection our greatest strength.

Our ~2,000 employees work on the most critical missions in the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force (USAF), NASA, and Missile Defense Agency (MDA). We provide support for Test and Evaluation (T&E), Modeling & Simulation, Agile Software Development, Systems Engineering, and more. Our teams’ current projects range from engineering and logistics support for vital space hardware to platform and weapons modeling, simulation, and engineering.

Check us out on ERC.US

Your role:

The CCP Spacecraft Software Engineer will join our team with ERC, a JETS teammate company.

What you’ll do all day:

System integration and interface management and coordination
Software testing and verification
Software Product Assessment for completeness of design and implementation
Software Process Assessment (including Compliance assessment) across the full development life cycle
Perform other duties as required

You will love this job if you:

Are a self-starter and require little oversight to complete given tasks
Enjoy a fast-paced work environment
Love working with diverse groups of individuals, including engineers and technicians
Are good at communicating with people
Have a positive attitude
Enjoy multitasking

Minimum requirements for this position:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct engineering experience. OR…..
BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or system science discipline and eight (8) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline and four (4) years of progressive experience. Requires emonstrated technical expertise in engineering systems design and analysis
Experience in one or more of the following specialty areas:
Spacecraft Display & Control Systems
Safety Critical Human-Rated Software Development
Human Rated Mature Software Processes
Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
Fault Detection, Isolation and Recovery (FDIR) for Distributed Avionics Architectures
Autonomous Systems
Data Engineering/Data Governance
Proficiency with team collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams, Webex, Skype, Sharepoint, Jira
Experience working as part of an Integrated Product Team to develop avionic systems
Experience leading a software development project across the full development life cycle
Experience fostering a collaborative team environment
Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills and strong customer service attitude

Desired skills and experience for this position:

Spacecraft Avionics and Software Architecture
Safety and flight critical software development
NASA software and systems development standards (incl NPR 7150.2)
ARINC 664, 653
Object oriented software development
Agile software development
Proficiency with C/C++ coding
Proficiency with Linux
Proficiency with scripting languages such as Python
Software project management experience

What we offer:

Competitive salaries.
Continuing education assistance.
Professional development allotment.
Multiple healthcare benefit packages.
401K with employer matching.
Paid time off (PTO) along with federally recognized holiday schedule.


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