C++ Software Engineer Simulation

December 27, 2023
Application ends: August 31, 2024

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Job Description

You are a fan of both computer science and spacecraft missions? You would like to develop software using modern techniques and at the same time play a role in the coming satellite missions? You would like to work in an international and informal environment?
Do what you love as a Software Engineer!
In this position, you will be designing, developing, and maintaining efficient and reliable C++ code for a sophisticated software environment in the space domain. You will mainly develop software models for satellite subsystems and help maintaining the code quality, organization, and automation.
As a member of a team with excellent expertise in both software development and space, you will get the opportunity to develop your career.
Show us your curiosity for the unknown!
You are able to understand technical documentation and how different components work. You are eager to understand how hardware works and are able to summarize your understanding.
With recurring new challenges, your curiosity will be piqued!
We are looking forward to meeting you!
What You Will Focus on
• Understand how different satellite components work based on technical documentation and translate this understanding in software;
• Design, develop, document and test software in C++ that you can be proud of;
• Develop software models for Linux based satellite subsystems using the SMP2 or ECSS SMP standard and the ESA/ESOC SIMSAT/SIMULUS suite;
• Participate in all aspects of the software life cycle from design through development, support and re-engineering, validation and maintenance, with a focus on delivering high quality reliable software to satisfy our demanding customers;
• Translate the customer needs into delivered features, and become proficient in estimating and defining your future tasks.
What You Bring
• Software Engineer with a university degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, Mechatronic, or similar;
• Some experience in working in a team as a working student or staff member.
• C++ programming language;
• Object oriented programming and design using UML;
• Good understanding of technical documentation;
• Excellent at problem solving, with a logical and pragmatic demeanour;
• Proficiency in spoken and written English.
• Experience with more sophisticated elements of software development would be an asset:
• Linux command line;
• Source Code Control System (Git);
• Maven, Jenkins, Nexus;
• Debugging of code, static and dynamic code analysis;
• Experience in continuous integration processes and tools;
• Knowledge of automated testing using CppUnit or similar;
• JavaScript and Java programming languages.
A background in the space market and its applicable standards would also be a plus:
• Background or at least interest in the space industry;
• SMP2 or ECSS SMP standard;
• Spacecraft Operations including ECSS-E-70 (Packet Utilisation Standard);
• Spacecraft Database, e.g. expressed as SCOS MIB or EGS-CC CDM.
• A citizenship of an EU or ESA member state is mandatory.
What We Offer
All our benefits can be found here: https://www.telespazio.de/en/careers/benefits.