Software Engineer (574 views)

Houghton, MI
December 30, 2019

Orbion Space Technology seeks experienced Software Engineers to join their exciting and innovative team in Houghton, Michigan.


Are you a versatile software engineer with significant embedded software and register-level programming experience? Do you have FPGA development experience? If so, this may be your dream job developing aerospace technology!


COMPENSATION/BENEFITS. This position offers a very competitive salary based on your knowledge and experience. In addition to the thrill of making monumental changes to the aerospace industry, employees enjoy a flexible work schedule, health insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid time off (vacation, paid holidays, sick days), contribution matching retirement plan, and employee stock ownership. Relocation assistance available.



  • Design and develop flight and ground software for spacecraft plasma propulsion systems and electrical power control.
  • Interface with other functional organizations, especially flight hardware.
  • Develop and execute software verification plans for flight software.
  • Aid in development of laboratory test software.
  • Support and participate in laboratory propulsion system testing.
  • Design and develop Windows and Linux based software test verification tools.



We are looking for experienced software professionals with keen industry knowledge. Strong candidates for this position possess the following:

  • Experience and proficiency with embedded software and register-level programming required.
  • Previous experience writing software for flight and/or space programs will be highly regarded in our consideration.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or directly related field desired, however, your experience matters most to us.
  • Experience with FPGA firmware development is a bonus.
  • Experience with measurement and test software/hardware, especially LabVIEW, a bonus.
  • An ability to collaborate in a team setting as well be an active individual contributor.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion (10%).


INTERESTED? Apply online at

We look forward to learning more about you!


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