Altran is the global leader in Engineering and R&D services. Altran works alongside its clients, from initial concept through industrialization, to invent the products and services of tomorrow. Altran is an established supplier of skilled manpower to ESA and in particular at ESTEC.
The candidate we are looking for will operate as Software & Validation (On-Board & Ground) Engineer in The Engineering Support to the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality. His duty station will be the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) based in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
The candidate will be assigned to the Flight Software Systems Section of the Software Systems Division and shall function as an integrated team member of the development team.
Main duties will include:
- Project support related to all technical aspects: development and qualification of flight software.
- General Support to Software Validation Facilities and Avionics Test Bench infrastructure activities.
The ideal candidate has a Master degree or equivalent qualification in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Mathematics or a related discipline.
In particular experience with:
- Software engineering and object-oriented programming;
- Programming languages: C/C++ and/or others;
- Embedded Real Time Systems and Real Time Kernels;
- Unix based systems;
- Micro-processors such as SPARC LEON, ARM, multicore’s etc;
- Communication protocols (Mil-1553, SpaceWire, CAN);
- Software Engineering Standards such as the ECSS-E-ST-40C;
Knowledge of Space Systems and Space System Engineering will be an asset. Because of the operational nature of the support, a proactive and flexible attitude will be required. Experience with operational software development will be an advantage
All applicants must be legally allowed to work in The Netherlands
What we will offer
- A permanent contract with a competitive salary
- Flexible secondary conditions
- Extensive training programs through our Altran Academy
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