232054 Requisition #

Moog Space and Defense, is looking for a Lead Satellite Flight Software Engineer to join our Space Vehicles team in Arvada, CO. Moog specializes in passive and active vibration suppression/load alleviation products and services, spacecraft buses and sub-systems, spacecraft and payload structure and propulsive accommodations, and precision motion control.

The Space Vehicles team is growing and comprises a group of industry veterans and young talent alike. The focus is on the development of satellite buses, Orbital Maneuvering Vehicles (OMVs), space tugs, and more. The team is a tight-knit group of collaboration-oriented professionals that welcome others looking to work on multi-faceted, complex problems as a team.

The Arvada, CO location is nestled in the foothills of the front range, just west of Denver. The office is a 10-minute drive from downtown Golden and Downtown Arvada and is an easy commute from most of the Denver Metro area. Colorado offers year-round outdoor activities and is a melting pot of cultures

To be considered for the Lead Satellite Flight Software Engineer, here’s what you’ll need to bring with you:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
  • 2+ years of technical leadership or relevant experience
  • 10 years Software Development.
  • 8 years developing in C++.
  • 8 years using VxWorks, or other RTOS (Real Time Operating Systems).
  • Experience deploying software to embedded targets.
  • This position will require access to US Export Controlled Information

As a Lead Satellite Flight Software Engineer, you will have a primary focus of Flight Software Engineering.  The role includes the following: review requirements and design documents; work directly with Flight Software System Engineers, Test and Integration teams to ensure the product is being adequately design, implemented and tested; work directly with customer to ensure features and changes are captured.

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits on day one
  • Flexible planned vacation
  • 401K, profit share, and employee stock purchase options
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Inclusive company culture
  • 9/80 work schedule
  • Dog-friendly office environment

Salary Range:

The base pay range for this opportunity is $111,009.60 - $215,513.60 per year.  The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Moog salary range for this position in the given work location. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including location, experience, and performance. The range(s) listed is just one component of Moog's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, employee stock purchase plan, an open paid time off policy, competitive 401K plan with enhanced matching program, and many region-specific benefits


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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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