Software Engineer

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Basque Country
£30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Gold Group
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This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, innovative business in the space industry. Gold Group are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to develop the next generation of spacecraft software.

As a key member of our R&D team you would be responsible for leading spacecraft software development projects for flight missions. The primary implementation language is C, although a working knowledge of Python and/or Java would be useful.

Essential technical skills

* Strong C skills, ideally demonstrated in a commercial environment
* Knowledge of, or exposure to, space systems in either a commercial or academic context
* Development and debugging of quality code and adherence to best coding practices
* Experience in planning and executing all stages of software engineering, from design to documentation according to a specified development process
* Experience in performing requirements analysis and elicitation based on formal and informal inputs
* Strong understanding of concurrent programming constructs
* Ability to work in a Linux environment using a range of standard development tools

Personal skills

* Enjoys problems solving and balancing the pragmatic and practical with the abstract and elegant
* Works well both independently and in a team as part of a fast-paced technical environment
* Possess strong verbal and written communication skills, both for internal and external, customer facing, interactions
* Is interested in learning new skills and is open to new ideas and ways of working

Desirable technical skills

* Experience of model-based and/or component-based software engineering
* Experience with a range of development environments, frameworks or libraries
* Use of version control systems such as mercurial, git and SVN
* Experience developing embedded/real time software
* Agile software development
* Software product/quality assurance, especially ECSS-E-ST-40C, DO-178B/C
* Software development and test automation, including continuous integration

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Contact Details:
Gold Group
Tel: 01342 330 531
Fax: 01342 330 520
Contact: Sean Tierney

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