Simulation Software Engineer

Job Description

This is truly a fabulous opportunity for an enthusiastic Simulation Software Engineer to join a growing and innovative space company who are making a huge impact globally.

As Simulation Software Engineer you will be a key team member simulating satellites in the toughest conditions and performing manoeuvres in close proximity to other space assets.

As Simulation Software Engineer you will work on all aspects of software development on state-of-the-art simulators, from analysis and design, through to testing and deployment, together with

  • Designing, implementing and testing spacecraft simulators as part of a team of software and aerospace engineers
  • Developing and integrating spacecraft simulation software based on client’s requirements
  • Validating, configuring, and deploying simulation software in various environments
  • Developing scripts based on the client’s operational scenarios
  • Performing maintenance activities on simulators to ensure highest availability to users
  • Supporting the writing of standard Operational procedures to the Operations team 
  • Writing start-up scripts to configure the simulators as required for the different operational configurations 


For the Simulation Software Engineer role you will:

  • Be educated to BSc/Msc or equivalent in Computer Science, Electronics, or other STEM discipline
  • Have previous commercial experience in software engineering, real-time software development, preferably using modelling and simulation technologies
  • Have experience in debugging, profiling on Linux
  • Have sound knowledge of modern C++ (C++14)
  • Have experience with object oriented programming using UML, design patterns
  • Have experience with ECSS SMP and SIMULUS Suite (ESA) and/or other spacecraft simulation frameworks
  • Have good knowledge of Linux and JavaScript

Our client is a people focused business who can offer you the opportunity to develop your career in space further. As Simulation Software Engineer you will be key part of a supportive and passionate team international team, and be rewarded with a very competitive salary and fabulous range of benefits.

Software Simulation | Real-time | Modelling | Simulation | Linux | UML | C++ | ECSS SMP | SIMULUS | Spacecraft Simulation | JavaScript


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