Software Engineer

Company Details

RHEA Group is an international leading Space and Security engineering organisation providing engineering services and customised technology solutions enabling the design, operation and utilisation of space systems and other critical infrastructure. We attract skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals worldwide; and offer a range of exciting career paths within our organisation and working alongside clients such as the UK Space Agency, the European Space Agency, the European GNSS Agency, NATO, the European Commission, EUMETSAT, etc.

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast-moving global company with a family feel? A job where you could have an impact?

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to work on the next generation of Concurrent Design and Engineering software suits for the European Space Agency and other space industry leaders.

This role is a great way to enter the space sector and will provide you with challenging work developing bespoke tools and applications for the European space industry. The ideal candidate would be a confident modeller and coder in C# with a desire to learn new technologies.


  • Diegem, Belgium OR
  • Leiden, The Netherlands.

We can offer a hybrid model of working from both offices.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Implementing and maintaining complex, design critical applications for early phases of engineering.
  • Verifying and validating SW applications.
  • Optimizing high throughput collaborative systems.
  • Designing and implementing supporting tools and libraries.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Software Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.
  • Strong coding ability in C#.
  • Experience with implementing UI components using WPF.
  • Visual Studio.
  • Familiarity with the MVVM design pattern.
  • Familiarity with .NET Core/Framework.
  • Familiarity with Relational Databases, specifically PostgreSQL.
  • Familiarity and experience with Test Driven Design.
  • Experience in working on large multi-faceted projects.
  • Familiarity with Git and SVN.
  • Experience in continuous integration tools.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Proactive, independent problem solver attitude.
  • Good organizational and communication skills, with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills and experience would be highly desirable:

  • Experience with Java.
  • Familiarity with Domain Driven Design.
  • Familiarity with working in a Linux Environment.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker.
  • Familiarity with developing mobile and/or web applications using TypeScript or JavaScript.

Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within a major institution.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • Benefits include: competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries; personalized training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, all genders, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel.

Tagged as: C++, visual studio, WPF, ui components, MVVM design pattern

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