Senior C++ Software engineer

Company Details

European Orbital Launch Services

The Position

The position includes the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop GUI desktop applications used to real-time monitor mission critical systems.
  • Develop database interfaces and configuration management.
  • Develop software with network interfaces like UDP, TCP/IP.
  • Protocols for data distribution between Launch Vehicle system and the ground Segment.

Skills and Experience

  • Several years of experience with networking software, databases and GUI development.
  • Several years of experience with several programming languages like Python or C++.
  • Experience with mission-critical software from either the Space, Transport, Medical or similar industry with strong requirements for quality of the software solutions.
  • Experience in documentation and communication of software specifications, preferably for mission critical or safety critical software.


Personal characteristic of the applicants:

  • Assumes responsibility for the tasks and sees them through.
  • Very good communication skills in both oral and written form, as well as interpersonal communication.
  • Is a team player that sees collaboration with co-employees as a very important part of creating good results both short and long term.
  • Thrives in an international environment with collaboration across cultures and borders.

The Position Offers

  • Joining the rapidly-developing space industry.
  • A unique opportunity to participate in software development team needed for the Ground Segment of a space launch vehicle.
  • Having a very central role in the development of Orbex’s ground-based software infrastructure, like the Mission Control and Ground Segment.

Tagged as: python, C++, Scripting

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