[robotics-worldwide] Software Developer with the Intelligent Robotics Group (NASA Ames Research Center)

Terry Fong terry.fong at nasa.gov
Fri Nov 9 09:42:39 PST 2012

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (full-time position)
Intelligent Robotics Group
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California (Silicon Valley)

Want to help revolutionize space exploration? Enjoy hacking complex Linux or
embedded systems? Interested in using consumer computing for space robots?
Are you passionate about creating code that redefines the cutting edge?

The NASA Ames Intelligent Robotics Group has an opening for a FULL-TIME
software developer to help create the next generation of space robots. This is
a high-profile, high-impact opportunity to develop on-board software that will
radically change how NASA explores outer space. The start date is flexible.

Applicants should hold a B.S. in Computer Science or have equivalent
expertise. This position requires:

- 2+ years of software development experience with C and C++ using Linux with
   open-source tools (gcc, svn, git, gdb, etc)

- *Solid* Background in UNIX system programming, distributed communications,
   and multi-threaded processing

- Experience with modifying device drivers, kernel hacking and/or creating
   custom kernels/boot loaders

In addition, knowledge in one (or more) of the following areas is greatly

- software engineering (architecture, modeling, design methods

- real-time system and interrupt driven programming (Linux, VxWorks, etc)

- data communications (RS232, TCP/IP stack, high-performance middleware)

- embedded hardware: microcontrollers, sensor interfacing, etc.

- basic electronics background

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send the following
via email:

1) current resume (PDF or text)

2) detailed description of your systems development experience with emphasis
    on the platforms-languages-libraries that you have used

3) contact details for two (or more) references

to Susan Lee <SYLee at sgt-inc.com> and Debbie Guzman <DGuzman-nse at sgt-inc.com>.

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