Senior Ground Segment Software Engineer

Job Description

A truly unique opportunity for an experienced Ground Segment / Ground Station Software Engineer to take the next step in your career journey and join a pioneering and innovative space company that is growing quickly worldwide

As Senior Ground Segment Software Engineer you will be part of a passionate and talented team of software engineers who are designing, developing, validating and maintaining Ground Segment Software subsystems for space companies’ missions, together with

  • Generating and updating the Software related documentation.
  • Participating in the design of the systems including:
    • Requirements capture, definition, tailoring, analysis and conversion to use cases and stories.
    • Development support and solution testing.
    • Definition of Software Engineering approaches to apply in the developments
    • Participate and or support the Ground Segment verification, validation and integration.
    • Support in the Mission System Test and or Simulation campaigns.
    • Support the Operations team to resolve technical issues and providing advice on best practice.


For the Senior Ground Segment Software Engineer you will:

  • Be educated to BSc/MSc or equivalent in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Have several years industry experience in software development and software engineering.
  • Have several years industry experience in the design and development of satellite user or ground segment products and technologies.
  • Have good knowledge of C/C++, Java and or Python programming languages.
  • Have experience of Linux system administration, shell scripts, make, etc.
  • Have experience in development on Linux systems.
  • Have experience with Mission Control Systems, preferably based on SCOS-2000.
  • Have good overall knowledge of the main components of a ground segment and how they interact between them.
  • Have knowledge of ECSS standards.


Our client is an equal opportunity employer who are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. As a people focussed company they are supportive in developing careers further. As Senior Ground Segment Software Engineer you will be rewarded with  a very competitive salary and great range of benefits

Ground Segment | Ground Station | Software Development | Linux | Java | Software Engineer | Python | C / C++ |  SCOS-200 | Mission Control Systems | ECSS


Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment.