Back-End Software Engineer

Location: Germany, Garching Application deadline: 26 July 2021 Reference number: 976
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We have over 650 staff working across 11 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

RHEA Group is currently recruiting a Back-End Software Engineer to support the technical team on VLT (very large telescopes) and ELT (extremely large telescopes) project of ESO, the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere. You will have a rare opportunity to integrate the Space sector, as a previous work experience in Space related-project is not mandatory.

This position is based is ESO’s premises in Garching, in Munich area (Germany).

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Implement code that conforms to performance, security and quality standards.
  • Collaborate, in an Agile development environment, with the project team of software engineers throughout the development process.
  • Conduct Back-End Software Development (on server side).
  • Ensure software development in Java.
  • Interface Java to relational databases (JDBC, Hibernate, Spring).
  • Support the development of Java web applications.
  • Use RESTful APIs development.

 Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in back-end SW development, with a major effort spent in the server side.
  • Proven professional experience developing software in
  • Proven experience interfacing Java to relational databases (JDBC, Hibernate, Spring).
  • Proven experience developing Java web applications.
  • Proven experience with RESTful APIs development .
  • Knowledge of GraphQL.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team working, good analytic and problem solving capabilities.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and spoken English.

The following skill would be highly desirable but not mandatory:

  • Knowledge of ECSS standards.
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We have over 650 staff working across 11 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

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