Senior Embedded Software Engineer

  • Reference DEB-HP-4381
  • Location Bremen, Germany
  • Closing date 30 November 2020
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For nearly 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to support our customer in Germany.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

To support our customer you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Generation of software plans and requirements specifications, analysis of customer requirements
  • Generation of technical documentation according to the typical space standards (ECSS) and customer requirements in English;
  •  Software design and coding in C  for an embedded processor system (SPARC-based processors e.g. LEON2/3), and in C++ for ground systems (Linux, Windows, embedded) and preparation of design descriptions and interface control documents; 
  • Analysis of software timing, schedulability and CPU load;
  • Software static analysis, code reviews and unit testing
  • Preparation and execution of hardware/software integration and tests of the integrated software on the hardware platform;
  • Preparation of test specifications and procedures and software validation according to test specifications / test cases;


Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Completed degree in computer science, computer engineering, electronics or comparable field;
  • At least 3 years of experience with development in the programming language C and/or C++;
  • At least 3 years of experience developing software for embedded systems / microcontrollers;
  • Knowledge of typical SW life cycles;
  • Experience writing requirements specifications for software;
  • Experience in SW design and usage of UML diagrams;
  • Demonstrated ability to write high-quality technical SW-related documentation in English;
  • Experience in performing hardware-software integration;
  • Experience in software validation and writing test specifications / test cases;
  • Knowledge of software development standards (especially ECSS-E-ST-40C and ECSS-Q-ST-80C);
  • Fluency in English is mandatory;


This job is located in Bremen. If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Agnieszka Iwanczuk, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job DEB-HP-4381

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