Flight Software Systems Engineer

Application deadline
Friday, November 2, 2018
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You will have the opportunity to provide engineering support to the Flight Software Systems Section.

Tasks and Activities
  • Project support related to all technical aspects; development, test, and validation of on-board software.
  • Development of Software Validation Facility components and Avionics Test Bench infrastructure activities. This includes processor emulators, simulation of spacecraft systems and spacecraft dynamics.
  • Task within customization of real-time operating systems for space applications.
  • Tasks within maintenance and expert support within the software development tool-set.
Skills and Experience
  • You have a university degree (Msc) or equivalent qualification in Electronic Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline.
  • You have experience with software engineering and objected-oriented programming in C/C++ and/or others.
  • You have experience with Real Time Systems and Real Time Kernels.
  • You have experience with micro-processors such as SPARC LEON, ARM, multicore’s etc.
  • You have knowledge of communication protocols (Mil-1553, Spacewire, CAN).
  • You have experience with ECSS Software Engineering Standards.
  • Experience with embedded real-time software development will be an advantage.


Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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