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Stratolaunch, LLC Software Engineer (Python and C/C++) in Mojave, California

Stratolaunch is developing an air-launch platform to contribute to high-speed research and development. The goal of Stratolaunch is to use the air-launch platform for enabling technologies that may not exist otherwise. Stratolaunch has the potential for creating technology development opportunities for commercial, philanthropic, and governmental organizations to collect rich and actionable data and drive advancements in science, research, and technology.

To achieve these great efforts, Stratolaunch needs a Software Engineer to contribute to Mission Control readiness.

This position is responsible for preparing the Control Room for use during our scheduled test or mission events and maintaining current documentation and procedures. Additionally, this position is required to support the Engineering and IT teams during test events, post-test data analysis. and systems/infrastructure improvements.

The Software Engineer will be a member of the IT team, and when not needed to support Mission Control events, will be working with the IT team to support other technology needs within Stratolaunch. This includes servers, systems, network devices, user computers, peripherals, and much more.


  • Maintain systems and software in Control Room for readiness

  • Maintain systems and software in Control Room for readiness

  • Troubleshoot and debug systems and software used in Control Room in conjunction with Engineers

  • Reliably prepare Control Room to support events as they are scheduled

  • Manage and react to Control Room changes

  • Support Control Room team during scheduled operations

  • Process test data products post flight from real-time formats to formats that can be used for analysis and reporting

  • Build tools to perform basic analysis from ground and flight test data in support of Responsible Engineers for a subsystem

  • Interact with the IT team to troubleshoot servers, network devices, applications, cameras, websites, and other systems

  • Create good documentation and policies/procedures in line with Control Room needs



  • Solid background in programming

  • Solid background in programming

  • Working knowledge of Git

  • General knowledge of test displays

  • General understanding of IT servers and systems

  • Basic computer troubleshooting and support


  • Experience with IADS, Python, Matlab, Linux, C, C++, Wireshark, Simulink, and other Aerospace languages and tools

  • Experience working in a Change Controlled environment

  • Experience with networking is a plus

  • Experience administering physical/virtual server environment

  • Experience managing Windows Server


  • 5 - 7 years of experience

  • BS or applicable experience in lieu of degree

Special remarks regarding work environment, if applicable

  • This position is located in Mojave, CA

  • This position may require travel to offsite locations depending on aircraft dispatch location

Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

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Job Category: Information Technology