Mission Control System Software Engineer

  • Reference DED-HP-3604
  • Location Darmstadt, Germany
  • Closing date 23 September 2017
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Mission Control System Software Engineer to support our customer in Germany.

Mission Control System Software Engineer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As a MCS Software Engineer, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Development and maintenance of satellite Mission Control System components;
  • Software development using C++ and Java;
  • Preventive, corrective and evolutive maintenance of existing systems;
  • Verification and testing activities;
  • Analysis, planning and management of application system upgrades;
  • Software and technical support to the end-users of the applications;
  • On occasions, provision of standby/call out support to operations.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • University degree in a relevant engineering discipline;
  • Software development for large, complex monitoring and control systems;
  • Satellite Mission Control software e.g. SCOS, MICONYS, L3 or similar;
  • Software engineering life cycle, e.g. ECSS;
  • Spacecraft Telemetry and Command standards e.g. CCSDS, PUS;
  • Developing software components and applications using Object Oriented (OO) approach in C++ and/or Java under Windows;
  • Familiarity with Jenkins would be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of MS Windows Office Suite applications;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Darmstadt. We welcome applicants who are available from October 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Ms Kirsten Gibbs at jobs@hespace.com, quoting job DED-HP-3604 before 23-Sep-17.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Please note: Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany.

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Kirsten Gibbs
Kirsten Gibbs
  • Team Coordinator (DE)
  • +49 421 430 4235
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