Software Engineer

  • Reference DED-HP-4236
  • Location Darmstadt, Germany
  • Closing date 24 February 2020
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 30 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Software Engineer to support our customer in Germany.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the software engineering service of satellite ground segments or sub-segments you will have the following responsibilities:

  • SW development;
  • Deployment of the SW applications;
  • Prepare for and perform the SW tests;
  • Coordinate the utilization of the system elements;
  • Document SW test results;
  • Report on the test execution at the Test Review Boards (TRBs);
  • Acceptance of SW applications delivered by external entities or internal stakeholders;

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in a discipline relevant to the job profile;
  • Engineering of large, UNIX or LINUX based, complex, real-time data processing systems;
  • Source code control systems (e.g. Subversion, Git);
  • Software anomalies analysis, debugging, profiling, fixing and processing;
  • Proven ability in I&V of complex systems;
  • Requirements and verification management;
  • Formal testing at component, facility and system level;
  • Creation of suitable test cases, documentation and their execution;
  • Experience in benchmarking and stress testing;
  • Structured software development and verification;
  • Software maintenance, performance monitoring;
  • ECSS standards;
  • Experience in operational environments under strict change control;
  • Configuration control;
  • Near real-time, Earth observation data processing, archiving, distribution;
  • Satellite monitoring and control (e.g. SCOS-2000);
  • Satellite communications (packet TM/TC, PUS, SLE protocol);
  • Automated Testing;
  • Requirements and verification management using DOORS;
  • Object-oriented software design and maintenance;
  • Programming languages: C/C++, Java, Javascript, XML, Perl, Tcl/Tk;
  • Operating systems: UNIX/Linux and Windows;
  • Relational databases: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL;
  • Networking: Internet protocols, TCP/IP programming, network monitoring.

This job is located in Darmstadt. 

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 Agnieszka Iwanczuk at, quoting job DED-HP-4236 before 24-Feb-20.

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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Agnieszka Iwanczuk
Agnieszka Iwanczuk
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  • +31 71 341 7512
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