Software & Validation (On-Board & Ground) Engineer

  • Reference NL-HP-3432
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 02 March 2017
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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 & Validation (On-Board & Ground) Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.


Software & Validation (On-Board & Ground) Engineer


Key Tasks and Responsibilities                  

As part of the Development Team within the Flight Software Systems Section, you will have the initial following responsibilities:

  • Project support related to all technical aspects: development and qualification of flight software;
  • General Support to Software Validation Facilities and Avionics Test Bench infrastructure activities.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master's degree or equivalent qualification in Electronic Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline;
  • Software engineering and object-oriented programming;
  • Space systems and Space Systems engineering;
  • Programming languages: C/C++ and/or others;
  • Embedded Real Time Systems and Real Time Kernels;
  • Micro-processors such as SPARC LEON, ARM, multicore’s etc;
  • Communication protocols (Mil-1553, SpaceWire, CAN);
  • Software Engineering tools and standards (such as the ECSS-E-ST-40C);
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Noordwijk. We welcome applicants who are available from April 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 Elisa Manfreda at, quoting job NL-HP-3432 before 02-Mar-17.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!


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