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Launch Vehicle Embedded Developer

Reaction Dynamics engineers are responsible for taking projects from concept through to tests/flight operations, and everything in between. they take full ownership over their systems: urgently troubleshooting issues at test sites, performing hands-on testing to inform development or root cause investigations, and implementing design or test upgrades to improve reliability. We are seeking hands-on engineers to work on development of embedded and real-time software for the rocket. Our flight software platform handles all of the vehicle’s software needs, including control of the engine, filling and pressurizing sequences, abort modes, telemetry uplink/downlink, and data acquisition.

A perfect candidate will have a strong background in embedded and real-time software development, understanding of test-driven development, and experience delivering high quality, reliable code.


  • Perform bringup of new avionics prototypes
  • Create and manage requirements for flight software
  • Write drivers and firmware for interfacing with sensors and actuators on the vehicle
  • Work with team members to implement control simulations into flight software
  • Implement and test software for vehicle telemetry handling and data downlink
  • Write high quality unit tests to ensure reliable code
  • Prepare documentation and supporting material

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in software engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience developing embedded systems
  • Proficiency with C
  • Strong understanding of Python
  • Strong understanding of software fundamentals
  • Experience with development using a real-time OS
  • Familiarity with continuous integration systems and unit testing
  • Knowledge of rocket fundamentals a plus
  • Willingness to work extended hours as needed
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment

Job Type



Software Engineer

Must have Skills

  • Firmware - 2 Years



english - Fluent

49 - 57 K/Year USD (Annual salary)

Longterm (Duration)

Onsite Montreal, QC, Canada

Adam P