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SpaceX Sr. Software Engineer (Corporate Operations) in Hawthorne, California

Sr. Software Engineer (Corporate Operations) at SpaceX

Hawthorne, CA, United States

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


We’re seeking a Sr. Software Engineer to build software that will support human resources, recruiting, and other essential corporate operations organizations at SpaceX. You will engage with other SpaceX teams to discover the needs of the business and write highly reliable software which improves our corporate operations. You will be responsible for the complete lifecycle of the software you create, including development, testing, and support.


  • Build highly reliable software solutions for HR, recruiting, and other corporate operations organizations

  • Support and enhance current HRIS systems

  • Own all aspects of software engineering and product development

  • Act as a responsible engineer for various software products

  • Research internal users’ problems in order to identify efficient solutions

  • Provide strong technical leadership and focus on continuous improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, or scientific discipline and 5+ years in software engineering, or 7+ years of professional experience in software engineering without a degree

  • Experience developing across a full-stack: web server, relational database, and client-side/front-end

  • Experience with version control, continuous integration, and continuous delivery concepts


  • Experience developing custom reporting solutions

  • 5+ years of experience in web applications development

  • Expertise in C#., NET, SQL, HTML, CSS, AngularJS, TypeScript

  • Expertise in Python, PostgreSQL, Linux

  • Deep understanding of object-oriented programming and design principles

  • Deep understanding of testing, continuous integration, build, deployment & continuous monitoring

  • Experience scaling web applications and optimizing applications for performance

  • Solid understanding of UI/UX design to provide intuitive applications

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think outside the box

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team


  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here ( .

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.