IT Engineer

Company Details

HE Space is a leading contracting company specialised in providing managed services and human resources to the space sector. We employ space experts in the fields of engineering, science, operations, software development and administration. Our employees contribute towards every major European space programme.

HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify the activities of the development life cycle that are necessary to develop a system/product and provide the level of confidence which is consistent with regulation and program requirements;
  • Define checkpoints and reviews with associated maturity expectation aligned with program phases and gates;
  • Provide sufficient detailed data and information about system elements to enable the implementation consistent with architectural entities as defined in models and views of the system architecture and in accordance with the allocated requirements.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in informatics or equivalent;
  • Know scripting languages – Python, object oriented scripting languages;
  • Familiar with the infrastructure (on premises or in a cloud) automation (IaaC for cloud infrastructure automation & network infrastructure automation) to support the applications developed (terraform, consul, ..);
  • Ability to complete creation of CI/CD pipeline for a specific application;
  • Building tools and package manager tools (docker files, containerd files);
  • Have skills on Git (code repository), artefact repository (nexus, jFrog);
  • Can contribute to build automation, automate the testing, improve the monitoring of the performances;
  • Understand and know the basics of system administration networking and security and implements the DevOps in line with the needs and expertise of system, network and security admins expert;
  • Knowledge of Linux command line interface, Linux file system;
  • Ready for an international mobility when required;
  • Knowledge in virtualization and containers in order to manage the development application environment based on containers and orchestration of the containers (Docker & kubernetes) is an advantage;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

Our benefits in Germany

We offer competitive compensation and our benefits packages are customized per location to better match local needs. Here in the spotlight are 3 of them for our employees located in Germany at our industry customers.

Relocation Support

Financial Support for your relocation expenses and Administrative support from our relocation agent to ease the move. When necessary we support also the Visa application to live and work in Germany.

30 Days Vacation

Joining HE Space in Germany you will enjoy 30 days paid vacation per year, plus the public holidays.


You can enjoy some flexibility with regards to your start and leave time. Moreover, if  you work longer than your contractual time, this time can be accumulated and taken at a different time when business allows, in accordance with your line manage

We welcome applicants who are available as soon as possible.

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word or PDF) to Viktoria Panicharova, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job DE-HP-4892 before 15-Jan-2023.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Please note: Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany.

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