Senior Satellite Integration and Test Engineer

224522 Requisition #

Moog Advanced Programs (AP) West, a business unit of Moog Space and Defense, is looking for a Senior Satellite Flight Software Integration and Test Engineer to join our Space Vehicles team in Arvada, CO. Moog AP West 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 rapidly growing and comprises a cross-disciplinary 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.

This position has a primary focus of Flight Hardware and Software Integration and Test Engineering.  The role includes the following: Develop a detailed understanding of all avionics hardware and software that comprise a space vehicle’s avionics/electrical system; Write test procedures and test plans; Create scripts for test procedures and automated test; Execute Test Procedures and Scripts to verify that an assembled space vehicle will meet customer needs; Review requirements and design documents; Interface with System Engineers and Software Developers; Install and configure Flight Hardware and Software.

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.

Minimum Qualifications that will you'll need to bring with you:

  • B.S. (4 year) in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.

  • 8 years of experience testing hardware and software.

  • Experience in Integration and Test of satellite avionics hardware and/or flight software or related experience.

  • Experience reviewing requirements and writing detailed test procedures and associated test scripts.

  • Experience with test planning and execution.

  • Experience with testing software on target hardware.

  • Experience with testing avionics boxes and components.

  • Experience with ground/lab electrical support equipment and test equipment.

  • Experience with satellite or other space vehicle command and telemetry systems.

  • Self-Starter, ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and can communicate effectively.

  • This position requires access to US Export Controlled Information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with Spacecraft Flight Software development and design.

  • Experience verifying Flight Software.

  • Experience handling Flight Hardware in a lab environment.

  • Experience with Spacecraft Flight Hardware and Software integration.

  • Experience writing automated tests.

  • Experience with one of the following ground software (command and telemetry) programs: COSMOS, InControl, MAXGDS or similar Command and Telemetry Software Systems.

  • Experience with MAX Flight Software.

  • Experience with program and design review process (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR).

  • Experience using VxWorks, or other RTOS.

  • Experience in C/C++, Python3, XML and scripting language (Linux Shells).

  • Experience with the Agile process.

  • Experience interacting with customer and managing customer needs.

  • Experience interacting with subcontractors.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.


Salary negotiations start at $120,000

What’s in it for you? 

  • Flexible Planned Vacation

  • Outstanding Health Benefits

  • Generous 401K company contribution and match

 EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation







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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