Flight Software Systems Engineer

  • Software Development
  • Medior
  • Den Haag, Utrecht

Do you believe that technology can make a big impact on business and society? Are you a Software Engineer with a huge passion for spacecraft systems? Do you want to help shape the development of Europe’s space project work? Then join our team of Innovation Makers as a Flight Systems Software Engineer!

The candidate we are looking for will operate in the Flight Software Systems Section of the Software Systems Division of ESA. You will be in charge of project support related to all technical aspects such as development and qualification of flight software. Also you will be responsible for general support to Software Validation Facilities and Avionics Test Bench Infrastructure activities.

What you will do

  • Development of Software Validation Facility components as well for the generic facilities as special project applications. This includes processor emulators, simulation of spacecraft systems and spacecraft dynamics.
  • Design, test and validation of on-boards software.
  • Customization of real-time operating systems for space applications.
  • Maintenance and expert support within the software development tool-set.
  • System evaluation, testing and performance characterization of telecommunication systems as networking via satellite or network management.
  • Design, implementation and testing tasks for the Section’s technology programme.

What you will bring

  • Master Degree (Msc) or an equivalent qualification in Electronic Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related discipline.
  • Experience with programming in C/C++ and/or others
  • Experience with Embedded Real Time Systems and Real Time Kernels
  • Experience with micro-processors such as SPARC LEON, ARM, multicore’s etc
  • Knowledge of communication protocols (Mil-1553, SpaceWire, CAN)
  • Knowledge of Software Engineering Standards such as the ECSS-E-ST-40C

What we will offer

  • A permanent contract with a competitive salary
  • A variable bonus plan
  • A mobility budget
  • Flexible secondary conditions
  • Extensive training programs through our Altran Academy
  • A yearly personal innovations budget

About Altran

As global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting, we work side by side with our clients in the creation and development of new products and services. We are on the cutting edge of technology and have established ourselves as the go-to partner for technical innovation and process improvement. Altran is proud to be the leader in its field.  

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