SW Developer for Mission Analysis and Flight Dynamics

  • Full Time
  • Posted 5 months ago
  • Good level of English, spoken as well as written.

Company Details

Deimos Space was created in 2001 with the goal of delivering high-tech systems and engineering solutions in the aerospace field. The company currently employs more than 200 engineers, and has become one of the key players in the European space sector. The recognized capabilities of the company have made it a reliable partner beyond the aerospace sector, because today Deimos Space is a global systems integrator that supports the adoption of technologies and develops business critical infrastructures in a wide variety of sectors, such as telecommunications, transport, energy, environment, aerial and maritime navigation, and digital transformation.

DEIMOS is selecting a SW developer to be integrated in the Mission Engineering (MENG) Application Area of the Flight Systems Business Unit.

The work of the MENG Application Area is oriented to supporting the design of space missions from a mission engineering point of view (for both ESA and commercial customers), design software tools for mission analysis and flight dynamics, do research in celestial mechanics and astrodynamics.

Main Duties:

The following types of responsibilities are envisioned:

  • Development of software tools for space applications domain
  • Development of software for flight dynamics purposes
  • Development of optimised mission planning algorithms and tools
  • SW specification, design, development and validation



  • a recognized degree in engineering (computer science, telecommunication, electrical, aerospace or similar), physics or mathematics


  • postgraduate studies (e.g. M.Sc.) in engineering (computer science, telecommunication, electrical, aerospace or similar), physics or mathematics

Professional Experience:

  • Different levels of professional experience in the domains relevant to the post will be considered

Technical Requirements:

The following skills are required for the post:

  • Software engineering methods and techniques
  • Demonstrated programming skills in C++11/14
  • Knowledge of celestial mechanics and astrodynamics

Other skills that will be considered as assets for the post are:

  • Build automation tools: Maven, CMake
  • TDD and Unit testing: Google Test, JUnit
  • Other programming languages: Python, FORTRAN 2003
  • Unified Modelling Language
  • Optimisation theory and techniques

Language Skills:

  • Good level of English, spoken as well as written

Personal Skills:

  • High motivation
  • Initiative and autonomy to solve complex problems
  • Responsibility towards the customer and team mates
  • Willing to work in international groups


Tagged as: python, junit, maven, cmake, c++11/14, celestial mechanics/astrodynamics, google test, fortran 2003

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