Software Engineer – Embedded Software (M/F)

  • Full Time
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • The candidate shall be eligible to work in the European Union or in possession of a European Blue Card for two or more years.

Company Details

To research and develop innovative systems, solutions & products

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the Avionics & Embedded Systems Team, whose activities cover the complete system and software development lifecycle for a number of projects.


The successful candidate will be based in our main office at Sint-Stevens-Woluwe (Brussels Area).

The position is in the Systems Department, Avionics & Embedded Systems (AES) Team (comprised of 6 persons).

The candidate will mainly report to the AES Team Lead.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Carry out project work in contributing to the development of software solutions for spacecraft onboard critical functions, following engineering standard and best practices
  • Develop software specifications, design documents and performance assessments as required by the projects
  • Interface with the Customers for technical matters
  • Support pre-project activities in contributing to the writing of technical proposals and bringing his specific knowledge and capabilities to the benefit of the team
  • Provide technical expertise and support to other teams in the Systems Department.

Skills and Experience

  • A University degree or equivalent in computer science, software engineering, or relevant
  • At least 2 years of experience in software development, ideally for aerospace applications, healthcare or automotive
  • Strong experience in software design and implementation with proven engineering track in:
    • Software development methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, V Shape, AGILE/SCRUM)
    • Formal design methods (i.e. UML, HOOD) and version control tools (i.e. Subversion, GIT)
  • Demonstrated experience in/knowledge of:
    • Embedded C/C++, scripting languages (i.e. Python, Bash)
    • Linux and real-time operating systems for embedded systems (preferably RTEMS, freeRTOS)
    • Configuration and implementation of Network and Bus Protocols Stacks (TCP/IP, Ethernet, Mil-1553, CAN, SpaceWire, Space-Fiber)
  • Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

The following experience/knowledge will be considered as an asset:

  • Typical software architecture and applications in satellite projects or ISS payloads
  • Matlab/Simulink, GUI development
  • Microprocessors, microcontrollers, SoCs and FPGAs
  • Authoring project technical documentation.

What Do We Offer

  • Working within a growing company with Staff located in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands
  • A professional working environment with motivated Engineers and Scientists coming from all different horizons and countries with a common passion for space
  • A full-time position with an indefinite contract of employment
  • A competitive remuneration package and good working conditions (see our website for details)
  • A position with responsibilities for growth and development.

Tagged as: matlab & simulink, c/c++/python/bash, gui development, waterfall / v shape / agile / scrum

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