Ground Segment Software Engineer

Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK


Reference: BSR1403

Salary: £37-45,000

Ground Segment Software Engineer required to join leading space organisation based at Harwell Campus

As Ground Segment Software Engineer you will be required to:

  • Develop and configure the mission control system and Spacecraft Simulator
  • Prepare manual and automated Operational Procedures
  • Design and implement manual and automated system test procedures
  • Develop software applications for the mission control system
  • Participate in the System Operations Validation Test (SOV) and Simulation campaigns;

To be considered for the Ground Segment Software Engineer you will need to:

  • Have a University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • Previous experience in the field of spacecraft and ground segment operations engineering with specific experience as follows:
    • Satellite operation preparation and routine operations phases (ideally using MOIS);
    • Satellite TM/TC Databases management in the frame of the operation preparation phase (e.g. SCOS-MIB);
    • Experience on Operation Preparation tools such as procedure editor and databases management tools;
    • Experience in Software application for Spacecraft Simulator or Mission Control System
    • Experience in Mission Automation Scripts - Ground and Space Segment (e.g. using MOIS)
    • Experience with Mission Control Systems (e.g. SCOS-2000)
    • Familiarity with Onboard Control Procedures
    • Familiarity with Satellite Simulators

Bluestream Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and as an Employment Business for temporary/contract recruitment.