Development Engineer-Software at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

IT/Software Development
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
ColoradoSprings, CO
Job Tracking ID:  RTL:18-047
Location:   Colorado Springs , CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  December 07, 2018
Job Description:


Kratos RT Logic   is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers toughest challenges. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves. 




Kratos RT Logic is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.




At Kratos RT Logic, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always doing the right thing.




We look forward to the attraction of open, honest, caring and fun individuals that want to bring their diverse backgrounds, perspectives and skills to help us continue to build a great company... for each other.


Kratos RT Logic is a trusted global satellite ground systems, communications monitoring, interference detection and network management company. Kratos RT Logic is in the process of evolving and growing our spectral monitoring, geolocation, and data analysis services offerings in support of space situational and RF situational awareness.  We are seeking a Software Developer with experience in the space situational awareness domain to help develop and build out our data collection and SSA product delivery network.


The successful candidate will work directly with the spectral data products team in the creation of web services, software components, Cloud based event feeds, data structures, and user interfaces used to deliver SSA based data products.  The candidate must have experience in software design and the implementation of algorithms and services necessary for the collection, processing, dissemination, and archival of RF data sources and products.



  • Work as part of an Agile team to design, develop, deploy, and maintain a micro services based system that manages the collection and dissemination of RF data and products.

  • Author design and deployment documentation.

  • Develop container based applications to facilitate data transformation, processing, and production.

  • Manage resources and system performance in the deployment infrastructure, currently residing in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Support UI changes as necessary to incorporate new requirements or support demonstrations


Experience and Skills:


  • 1 year of software development with Java and/or Python. School project work will be considered.

  • Strong working knowledge of REST based services and related technologies and standards (HTTP, JSON, XML, URI, etc.).

  • Experience interfacing with RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, etc.) at a basic query level.

  • Experience developing web based applications and using standard industry technologies/frameworks (i.e. CGI, Apache HTTPD, Apache Tomcat, JAX-RS, Flask, Bootstrap, React, Angular, etc.).

  • Team player and capable of working in a fast-paced, team environment.

  • Candidate will have Bachelor of Science degree in a related technical discipline and 1 or more years direct work experience in the applicable subject areas (Computer Science, Engineering).



  • Experience with Agile methodologies

  • Experience with industry SCM systems, specifically GIT and BitBucket

  • Direct use of JSON Web technologies, such as JWA, JWE, JWS, JWT, etc.

  • Direct experience with Space Situational Awareness and/or RF Systems

  • Prior experience supporting satellite communications, signal processing, satellite tracking, geolocation, or similar applications. 


U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.


RT Logic offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Qualified applicants apply on-line at EOE M/F/D/V Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Kratos RT Logic is proud to be a diversity-minded, affirmative-action employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.  We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and strongly encourage minorities, women, veterans and the disabled to apply and disclose their status.  

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Entry Level (less than 2 years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP