Space Business Software 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.

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About the Role

The candidate will be involved in the evolution of on-board software and its integration in different missions and will develop firmware for the products of the company. She or he will directly report to the Coordinator of the Software Engineering Area. The Software Engineering Area conducts the design, implementation and validation of the flight software for the space segment and the control software components for the ground segment. The following tasks will be assigned to the candidate:

  • Technical and user requirements definition and identification.
  • Preparation of the required software development specifications.
  • Analysis and design of the on-board software and firmware.
  • Participation in the software and full system (TLYF or E2E) validation campaigns.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

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

The required experience and skills are:

  • The applicant must be fluent in English.
  • Knowledge of embedded software development tools: C, C++, Bash.
  • Experience working with GIT repositories and Linux-based operating systems.

It will be also desirable the following qualifications and skills:

  • Experience in the design of on-board software for spacecraft or for critical systems.
  • Knowledge of software development within the FreeRTOS environment.

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.

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