Barrios Technology Software Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Our long-term client relationship with Boeing Corporation has led to a need for a Software Engineer on the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS-SWS) contract located in Huntsville, AL.

BETS-SWS provides support Boeing’s Houston-based International Space Station, Space Shuttle, and other site programs under the Boeing Engineering & Technical Services Support (BETS) contracts. BETS consists of six unique support areas, and the Barrios team provides software development support including the critical flight software used by NASA to support to ISS and Space Shuttle programs.

Barrios Technology Ltd. is a woman-owned and operated small business headquartered in Houston, Texas. We provide a full spectrum of engineering, operations and related technology services in support of the aerospace community and have successfully supported NASA for 38 years. Barrios Technology is the prime contractor for the Mission and Program Integration (MAPI) contract and Research, Engineering, Mission Integration Services (REMIS) contracts along with subcontractor support to multiple prime contractors as listed below. Barrios employees have the opportunity to contribute to the US Space Program through work on the International Space Station (ISS), Orion, Space Launch System and Exploration programs. Our primary locations are at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, TX and the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. We also support commercial space programs and provide systems engineering services to the oil and gas industry. Our customers include:

  • Boeing on the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS) contract at JSC and MSFC

  • Jacobs Technology on the JSC Engineering and Technical Services (JETS) contract at JSC

  • COLSA Corporation on the Huntsville Operations Support Center (HOSC) contract at MSFC

  • Rothe Development, Inc. on the Joint Operations, Integrated Systems Technology (JOIST) Contract at JSC

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract in Colorado and Houston

  • Leidos Innovations on the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC)3 at JSC

  • Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (formerly Orbital ATK) on the CRS1 contract in Houston, TX and Virginia

  • British Petroleum (BP) in Houston, TX

The Software Engineer will:

  • Work within the Command & Data Handling Software group under the International Space Station (ISS) Program.

  • Perform testing for eleven Computer Software Configuration Items (CSCI). This software controls ISS hardware that provides a livable environment for its inhabitants and provides the required data interfaces for experiments conducted on ISS.

  • Support release, development and testing of ISS Vehicle software, test tools, and lab equipment checkout used on the International Space Station.

  • Participate in requirements, design, code, and test reviews.

  • Participate in and conduct peer reviews of released products.

  • Develop test procedures and test applications for executable(s) to verify requirements, and develop release documentation.

  • Execute tests during informal and formal testing, and develop/release test reports.

  • Document discrepancies and problems.

  • Participate in Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs).

  • Support process improvement initiatives to facilitate and expedite software development and test.

  • Install and process system and security service packages.

  • Develop solutions to routine technical problems; utilize critical thinking and data analysis to identify software issues; and contribute independently to the completion of established tasks.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree in a computer, system science or engineering discipline from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of related experience.

  • Proficient in the use of Excel, Word and Power Point.

  • Strong communication skills, and are capable of working in a multi-tasking environment while supporting multiple activates concurrently.

  • Must be capable of working with minimal supervision.


  • C, C++, Perl programming experience.

  • Software design life-cycle knowledge.

  • CMMI process knowledge.

  • Ethernet Development experience.

  • Experience with the Agile development process.

  • Prior NASA contract experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)

  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical.

  • Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

  • This position may require some commuting and traveling to other installations as needed.

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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised

Barrios Technology is an Equal Employment Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job ID: 2018-1371

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