Software Test Engineer (Space Applications)

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Job description

We are looking for a Software Test Engineer (Space applications) on behalf of and in support to our client for their location in Ditzingen, Germany, to support their Galileo program team. The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism.

Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe (or one of its subsidiaries) and not by our client. Furthermore, upon selection, they will be subject to a general personnel screening performed by an external provider (further information will be provided at interview stage).

The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • System and functional understanding of user requirements to define full development lifecycle, system and software specification, system interfaces and verification approach including testability;
  • Technical responsibility for the design and development of the element/component according to the specifications, maintaining the technical requirements database to ensure traceability;
  • Tracking software development activities according to the basic specifications, interfaces, and verification documents;
  • Defining verification strategy, detailing and planning IVQ activities, preparing verification documentation (test procedures, test reports, overview documents);
  • Execution of element tests, qualification and acceptance campaigns, analysis and retesting of anomalies, support on segment level;
  • Preparation and delivery of project documentation;
  • Assist engineering management with technical work, milestone planning, change management, attend client meetings;
  • Act as the point of contact for engineering team on technical issues;
  • Participate in project reporting and control for assigned tasks and work packages.

Job requirements

  • Completed degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar;
  • Experience in the development (incl. verification) of small and medium systems with software components with processing, communication units, HMI, and test environment;
  • Experience in test automation (e.g., Robot Framework, Jenkins, git/Bitbucket);
  • Experience with DOORS as well as with model-based engineering is an advantage;
  • Experience with RHEL Linux, focus on IT networks/security is an advantage;
  • General knowledge of ground and space SW concepts, RAMS is an advantage;
  • Process oriented and independent working style (e.g., Agile principles, ECSS, or GSWS);
  • Good communication skills;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Fluency in German, both written and spoken.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


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