Software Engineer for Science Operations

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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 30 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Software Engineer for Science Operations to support our customer in Spain.

Software Engineer for Science Operations

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

As a member of the Gaia Science Operations Team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain modules, applications and tools specific to product generation framework and quality control framework;
  • Ensure timely delivery of SW releases and relative increments;
  • Perform SW architectural design as needed;
  • Prepare and maintain SW documentation;
  • Develop and maintain unit test harnesses;
  • Report on progress and problem areas;
  • Participate in the Configuration Control Boards applicable to the development and operation of the software;
  • Following-up and tracking the correction and resolution of problem reports;
  • Implement approved software enhancement requests.
Ideal Candidate: 


Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • A university degree in a scientific or technical related subject;
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in software development;
  • Experience, knowledge and proficiency in:
    • ECSS standards for software development;
    • JDK 1.7+1.8 / RMI / Generics;
    • OO design; Distributed processing; Numerical programming in Java;
    • JUnit / Eclipse/ Ant; JDBC / DBMS interaction; Subversion;
    • Large Databases/data processing (>1TB)
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located near Madrid. We welcome applicants who are available from June 2015 (or as soon as possible thereafter).
If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Ms Elisa Manfreda at jobs@hespace.com, quoting job NL-HP-2585 before 03-May-15.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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