Job Title: Embedded Software Engineer – Flight Software

Job ID: #422

Job Description:

Omitron is seeking a mid to senior level candidate to fill a full-time position as an Embedded Software Engineer to participate in the development of flight software for NASA’s Mars Sample Return Campaign, with the goal of collecting samples from the surface of Mars and returning them to earth for analysis.

The candidate shall support full life cycle development using established processes for requirements analysis, design, prototyping, coding, unit testing, integration and test, documentation, deployment, and sustaining engineering.

Primary Duties:

  • Performing requirements analysis and assessment.
  • Design and develop C/C++ embedded Flight Software conforming to NASA standards
  • Participating in and presenting at design and code reviews.
  • Development of test tools and executing test case procedures for unit, build, regression, and acceptance testing.
  • Developing user guides, software design documents, and other system documentation.
  • Performing software configuration management and supporting quality assurance.


  • US citizenship required.
  • Strong software engineering skills
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • 5+ years of strong C++ development experience
  • Embedded design and development a plus
  • Strong work ethic and ability to multi-task, adapt to change, and work in a collaborative environment

Required Degree:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

Job Location:

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Security Clearance and Other Requirements:

Public Trust or the eligibility to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Applicants selected will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. US citizenship required. EEO/AA. E-Verify Participation.

For compliance with Executive Order 14042 regarding Government Contractors, you may be required to provide documentation of Full Coronavirus Vaccination Status to Omitron, and to the designated personnel of the subcontracting, contracting and/or federal officials.

Company Overview:

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984 Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer. Omitron is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. We strongly encourage women, persons of color, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.