Ground Segment Software Engineer

United Kingdom
Posted 3 months ago
Job CategorySoftware Engineering

Our client is recruiting an experienced and motivated Ground Segment Engineer. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and rapidly growing company.


  • Lead the development of Mission Control System (MCS) and or Simulator
  • Support the supplier’s development team acting as a Product Owner.
  • Participate in the design of the systems including:
    • Requirements capture, definition, tailoring, analysis and conversion to use cases and stories.
    • Process and procedure definition and evaluation.
    • Development support and solution testing.
  • Interface with supplier’s technical teams regarding the ground segment.
  • Perform the Ground Segment verification, validation and integration.
  • Participate in the Mission System Test and or Simulation campaigns.
  • Provide support to the definition of Concept of Operations.
  • Document generation and support.
  • Supporting the operations team to resolve technical issues and providing advice on best practice.
  • Provide technical expertise on Simulation

Essential Skills

  • University degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 5+ years of industry experience in software development and software engineering.
  • Minimum 5+ years of industry experience in the design and development of satellite user or ground segment products and technologies.
  • Experience with Mission Control Systems, preferably based on SCOS-2000.
  • Overall knowledge of the main components of a ground segment and how they interact between them.
  • Work in a team as well as independently.
  • Knowledge of SIMULUS

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of Ground Stations.
  • Experience or knowledge of Scrum as being part of development team or Product Owner.
  • Knowledge of C++ and or Java programming languages.
  • Basic Linux system administration, shell scripts, make, etc.
  • Development on Linux systems.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Knowledge of mission simulators

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