Senior Software Engineer

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/9/2018 7:43 AM)
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now



Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


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Draper is seeking a Senior Software Engineer, disciplined and goal oriented individual to join a fast paced team that will be developing the next generation of space flight software. This individual would be responsible for developing and extending Draper’s proprietary mission management software for a variety of new capabilities and mission profiles. The ideal candidate will be one that is technically adept and is able to synthesize many different sources of information to arrive at an optimum solution.




  • Education: Bachelors/Masters in engineering or equivalent degree
  • Skills: Knowledge of C/C++ required. Experience developing mission critical or space software a plus.
  • Years of Experience: 10-15+ years
  • Experience with VxWorks and RTOS desired



Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.


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