Space SW Engineer Trainee (Mission Squad)

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DEIMOS Space is looking for enthusiastic and proactive candidates to join Ground Segment unit, in Madrid. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a growing, innovative business in the space industry. We are looking for motivated software engineer that wants to start his/her professional career in a challenging domain such as the aerospace sector. The selected candidate will join our Mission Squad team and work in European Earth Observation projects.

Main Duties:

The selected candidate will have the following duties:

  • The design of software modules.
  • Implementation of the software modules using continuous integration
  • Development in Python and/or object-oriented programming languages.
  • Help in the system validation.
  • Report to the supervisor, using management tools (i.e. JIRA).
  • Contribute to the project documentation


  • A university degree in computer science or similar (studying last year)

Professional Experience:

  • No professional experience is required.

Technical Requirements:

The candidate shall have a background and experience covering the following areas:

  • System analysis and design using UML or other modelling languages
  • Java/C++/Python programming languages
  • Relational databases, (e.g. MySqL, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Development using Linux (Bash scripts, … )

The following requirements are highly appreciated:

  • Understanding of Distributed System architectures and Virtualization.
  • Big data technologies such as Map Reduce, nosql database (i.e. Elastic Search)
  • Knowledge in Machine Learning.
  • XML related technologies (XSL, XSD, XPATH)
  • Knowledge of deployment techniques using containers (Docker, kubernetes, ..)
  • Work done with satellite data or Remote Sensing datasets.
  • Experience using versioning control tools such as GIT.
  • JavaScript (Angular JS,…)

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in English, verbal and written (B2 or higher) Fluency in Spanish will be considered as a plus, but is not required

Personal Skills:

  • Excellent communication, and team working skills; Must be highly proactive, self-motivated and dynamic; Must be willing to take ownership of issues and drive them to a successful resolution;
  • Must be able to work independently and deliver high quality work.

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