Cosmic AES Job Openings

Software Engineer (STTR Next Team)

Colorado Springs, CO, USA

About Cosmic AES

Cosmic Advanced Engineered Solutions (Cosmic AES) is a small innovative company tackling the most difficult technical challenges in signals, space, and cyberspace. We design and develop high-end signal processing solutions for Department of Defense(DoD) in the Counter-Space, Special Operations, Homeland Security, and other specialized mission areas. Our strong team of scientists, engineers, and operations experts specialize in exploring emerging technologies, system development, and rapid prototyping to solve the most difficult national security concerns.  As a company focused on cutting-edge development, Cosmic AES delivers powerful, adaptable solutions leveraging existing non-proprietary technologies to meet our customers' mission needs and objectives. Our management philosophy of a flat innovative company utilizing Agile Development and the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) for development allows us to quickly adapt to customer needs and the changing DoD mission environment. Cosmic AES invites you to become part of our family of groundbreaking engineers with a passion for conquering the nation’s toughest challenges.

Position Description

Cosmic AES is looking for software engineers to support the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Space Superiority Systems Directorate (SY). SMC/SY equips the joint warfighter with space control systems to gain, maintain, and exploit space superiority. The directorate executes cradle to grave responsibility for weapon system development, fielding, and sustainment.  The candidate will support the Space Test and Training Range (STTR) program.  The STTR ensures safe and secure operations and provides its customers with realistic space environment to support test, training, and exercise activities. As suchthis position supports the development and testing of a signal monitoring, signal processing systems and advance architecture in support of on-orbit assets.  Working knowledge of system design and agile development processes for hardware and software intensive prototype development projects.


Job Duties 
  • Design and development of state-of-the art software systems for space-based applications

  • Testing of new capabilities in order to progress from development to operations

  • Requirements and interface definition

  • Configuration management, software releases, and product maintenance

  • Work with other engineers and Cosmic AES customers to perform requirements analysis/design tradeoffs and develop solutions in accordance with system/product architectures

Required Qualifications :

  • US Citizen with current TS/SCI

  • Able to manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment

  • A team player capable of working in a fast-pasted, team environment

  • Knowledge of LINUX OS, Enterprise Message Buses (EMBs), IEEE messaging standards

  • Firm understanding of Software Architecture, Backend Messaging, Multi Thread/Task protocols, and Python programming

  • Knowledge and utilization of Software Engineering best practices with an ability to think outside the box in order to solve problems

  • A passion for engineering and technology development, and an ability to work and problem solve independently

Desired Qualifications:

  • Satellite communications, DSP, or communications experience

  • Satellite payload experience

  • Ability to implement Artificial Intelligence

  • Familiar with 21st Space Wing Operations

  • Familiar with USAF Space Test and Training Range Operations

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies

  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings

Cosmic AES offers competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefit package which includes: 401k plan, profit sharing, flexible work schedules, paid holidays, vacation, sick time, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, long and short-term disability, company paid life insurance, referral bonuses, and tuition assistance. For further information on Cosmic AES, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), please visit us at:

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