Space DSP & Embedded Systems Engineer

At Alén Space, we are looking for you to support us, with vision and passion, to develop space missions, helping companies and institutions to deploy their business in space, designing, manufacturing, and operating small satellites.

A team always ready to help you, and we offer flexibility of schedules, the possibility of teleworking and team-building activities and you will find the cocktail that makes Alén Space the perfect place to enjoy and develop as a professional.

Our deal contents some requirements for candidates:

  • We offer a full-time contract.
  • Location: Vigo area (Spain).
  • Starting date: Immediate.

Do you want to orbit with us?

About the Role

The candidate will work as part of a team of engineers to develop radio embedded solutions for space communications systems. She or he will support the implementation of DSP (Digital Signal Processing) algorithms in programmable devices (FPGAs) and embedded Linux environments. The following tasks will be assigned to the candidate:

  • Design digital communication systems using platforms including software defined radios (SDRs) and FPGAs.
  • Functional modelling of DSP algorithms and their implementation in RTL (Verilog/VHDL) or high-level languages (C/C++).
  • Integration of programmable cores within a SoC with an embedded Linux system.
  • Support the evolution of our custom space-tailored radio platforms.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

The candidate must have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Telecommunication, Computer Science, Software or equivalent engineering degree.

The required experience and skills are:

  • The applicant must be fluent in English.
  • Strong wireless modem architecture and digital communications foundation.
  • Understanding of DSP algorithms.
  • Experience with software radio applications.
  • Hands-on experience with FPGA design flows.
  • Familiarity with embedded Linux systems.

It will be also desirable the following qualifications and skills:

  • Knowledge of coding theory and techniques: LDPC, Turbo codes.
  • Familiarity with software defined radios and GNURadio is a plus.
  • Development of custom embedded Linux systems with Buildroot/Yocto.
  • Knowledge of SoC architecture, bus fabrics (AMBA/AXI) and arbitration.
  • Experience with Xilinx SoC platforms (Zynq, RFSoC).
  • Some experience with Python or other scripting languages is desirable.

The applicant must have good communication skills and must be able to work autonomously in an effective manner, while cooperating in a potentially international and culturally diverse team.

Moreover, the applicant must have good analytical, organizational, and reporting skills; together with a proactive attitude to solve problems individually and an interest in technology development.

Notice: The applicant must be eligible to work and live in the EU.

Get in Touch

    SoftwareElectronics & RFSystem EngineeringAIVMechanical & ThermalSalesAdministrationOther (please, specify it in the following field)

    Space Systems EngineerPre-sales EngineerSoftware EngineerRF & Communication EngineerSystems and AIV EngineerDSP EngineerElectronics TechnicianInternshipSpeculative Application (if you want, tell us your preferred position in the following field):

    NoneLess than 2 yearsLess than 5 yearsMore than 5 years

    Please prove you are human by selecting the House.