Full Stack Software Engineer

City
Harwell
Country
United Kingdom
Application deadline
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Reference number
148
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Description

RHEA Group is currently recruiting a full-stack Software Engineer to support the DFMS team. You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging environment with state-of-the-art technologies within the earth observation domain.

If you have a passion or interest for earth observation and would like to join a team of seasoned experts with diverse backgrounds, then you are in the right place. At RHEA Group will have the opportunity to work and learn in an exciting environment and participate in unique projects for the UK Space agency, European Space Agency, NATO and the European Commission.

This position will be based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, United Kingdom.

Tasks and Activities
  • Contribute to the research and development of a new set of earth observation related products.
  • Collaborate, in an Agile development environment, with our team of software engineers and architects throughout the development process.
  • Implement code that conforms to performance, security and quality standards.
  • Solve and articulate complex problems with application design, development, and user experiences.
Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in computer science, mathematics or a related field with at least 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • You have strong experience in Python.
  • You have strong experience in databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB).
  • You have experience in Web API definition and design in different programming languages (Python, Javascript – NodeJS).
  • You have experience with libraries and GIS programs for the treatment of satellite images.
  • You have experience in Agile development processes and Git source code control.
  • You have good interpersonal skills, team working, good analytic and problem solving capabilities.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • You have experience in the creation of scalable systems (Queues, shared configurations, cache systems, networking).
  • You have experience in Linux systems and cloud computing (AWS mainly).
  • You have experience with microservices (on Docker Containers, Kubernetes).

 

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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