Application Embedded Software Engineer

Company Details

New Space Solutions

You will have at least some of the following skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in embedded software development
  • Experience delivering embedded software in any C-family language
  • Knowledge of real-time operating systems (such as RTEMS or FreeRTOS) and/or operating systems targeted for embedded applications (such as any embedded Linux) is considered an advantage
  • Knowledge of any typical embedded communication interfaces such as USART, SPI, I2C, CAN, Ethernet, EtherCAT
  • Experience using and configuring any common build tool chains or similar development environment (such as ANT, WAF, Makefile, Visual Studio etc.)
  • Familiarity with using any Linux based distribution and appreciation of application development
  • Familiarity with typical software development methodology and release versioning processes
  • Familiarity with Git versioning system or any similar DVCS
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Capability of working in autonomy
  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work hard in a team setting to meet tight schedules
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively


  • Bachelor or higher engineering degree, in any relevant area such as aerospace engineering, electronic engineering, computer science or automation.


  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.

Job Role

  • We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our Application Software team. You will become part of a growing software design group responsible for the delivery of software components across a range of embedded and high performance applications in space. The main focus of your work will be the flight software onboard our ION Satellite Carriers fleet and other spacecrafts under development.
  • Within a continuous integration environment, you will contribute to the entire application lifecycle with a focus on the specification, design, deployment, test, integration and maintenance of software features. Improving and developing new features to shared libraries, adding additional capabilities to existing flight applications, will also be a key part of this. Through these activities and by working with the key stakeholders in the development process you will deliver exciting new features and directly support on-going spacecraft operations.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire application lifecycle, focusing on requirements elicitation, coding, debugging and integration with the flight hardware
  • Validation of features including integration with software-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop test suites
  • Scouting of the latest technologies within embedded software development and driving their adoption within the group
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the teams processes and methodologies
  • Support to AIV activities and spaceflight operations

Tagged as: I2C, SPI, CAN, ethernet, USART, EtherCAT

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