Software Engineer II

Software Development Engineer – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Position Summary

Do you excel in an environment that values working and playing hard? Would you like to be part of a team developing, maintaining, and supporting the latest technologies in the field of rugged avionics, network security, and intelligent data management? AMPEX is a fast paced and growing aerospace company looking for new teammates.

AMPEX is looking for a highly organized Software (SW) Development Engineer to join our multidisciplinary Cybersecurity and Machine Learning engineering team in developing leading data management solution products for aerospace applications. AMPEX provides a dynamic environment where you can apply your skills on a diversity of technical challenges.

General Overview

Under the direction of the Software Engineering Manager, the Software Engineer will develop high performance mission critical cyber security data analytics and machine learning products. The individual will work closely with experienced team members to perform coding, debugging, testing, and troubleshooting throughout the software development process.

Principle Duties

  • Understand SW product objectives and requirements, assist in task definition
  • Design and integrate SW components using C++ and Python in a Linux environment
  • Develop application level software code, unit test, perform design verification and validation testing
  • Support product SW deployment and release criteria
  • Produce and maintain software design documentation


  • Required:
  • 5+ years of SW development with some Cyber security experience
  • Experience interfacing and parsing network packets
  • Experience with database management and data analysis
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar degree
  • Desired:
  • Network or cyber security certifications
  • Exposure to machine learning

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • No Relocation

About AMPEX:

AMPEX is a cutting-edge technology innovation company working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in cyber security, mission data acquisition, embedded computing, onboard machines learning, and commercial flight test systems. AMPEX’s team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance and leading technologies to meet our government and commercial customer’s toughest challenges. Ampex has locations in Colorado Springs, Japan and our headquarters facility in Hayward, CA.

AMPEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status.