Data Processing Software Systems Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Only candidates eligible to live and work in Germany will be considered.

Company Details

ACS-D is the German subsidiary of Exprivia/Italtel international group as its Aerospace and Defence DF (digital factory).  With know-how and experience gained over 30 years, the Exprivia | Italtel group is currently active in the Banking & Finance, Telco & Media, Energy & Utilities, Public Sector, Manufacturing & Distribution, Healthcare and Aerospace & Defense areas.  Today the Exprivia | Italtel group employs about 3,400 professionals over 20 countries worldwide.

With ACS-D you’ll be working in an international, challenging environment, with excellent career development opportunities in a growing company and a very attractive financial package.

Job Description

For our activities at EUMETSAT, Darmstadt (Germany) we are looking for a Software Engineer with experience in Earth Observation Data Processing Systems and Application Software

The successful candidate will be deployed in a project team currently carrying out a project involving the integration, verification and validation of a complex operational Earth Observation data processing system. The tasks could also involve the system’s corrective (bug fixing) and evolutive maintenance (implementation of delta functionalities).

This will include, among other tasks

  • SW integration and validation at subsystem and system level
  • SW testing at unit and subsystem level
  • SW installation and configuration
  • SW analysis and design (to add new functionalities to the legacy system)
  • SW development and coding (for new functions as well as correction of legacy system anomalies)


  • The ideal candidate is a Software Engineer with 3-5 years of experience developing complex SW systems acquired in a formal, configuration-controlled development environment, preferably for operational, mission-critical applications.

Required skills

  • Expert knowledge of at least one of and good working knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: C++ – Java – Python
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux platforms will be required
  • Working knowledge of a modern DBMS (e.g. PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL etc)

The working language is English; the successful candidate shall be able to work effectively in that language, including the participation in technical meetings and boards and the production of technical documents and reports.

Optional skills:

  • Experience in Earth Observation Data Processing Systems would be an asset
  • Meteorological data structures

As the position is based in Germany within a European institution, knowledge of German or any other European language will be an asset.

Additional Information

Applications from candidates not immediately eligible to live and work in Germany shall NOT be considered.


Tagged as: MongoDB, mysql, unix/linux, mariadb, postgresql, c++/java/python, mission-critical applications, meteorological data structures

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