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Full Stack Engineer - Java

Ref no. BHN542253
Location Oxfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client based in Oxfordshire is looking SC Cleared / SC Clearable Full Stack Engineer experienced in Java programming language.

Key skills required for this role

Full Stack Developer with experience using Java


Full Stack Developer with experience using Java

Job description

The scope of work will include:

  • Participating in the development of Ground Segment systems for current and future satellite missions for our customers in the European space industry.
  • Working on a range of challenging projects, developing systems used for the automated monitoring and control of spacecraft.
  • Planning and coordinating ground segment development activities with the customer.
  • Supporting in defining the required tasks and technical objectives.
  • Taking responsibility for the definition, documentation, and satisfactory completion of the project.
  • Acting as interface to the customers and product owners.
  • Identifying, assessing, and managing risks to the success of the project.
  • Ensuring that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provides regular and accurate reports to stakeholders.
  • Communicating and coordinating project activities with the project team (RHEA staff, partners, subcontractors) and ensuring that priorities are developed and known.
  • Ensuring Quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure.
  • Ensuring that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale.
  • Contributing background skills, knowledge and experience towards the project completion.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering or equivalent industrial experience.
  • At least three years of experience working in ground segment development environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working in managing complex projects and technical teams.
  • Knowledge of space system engineering and design methodologies.
  • Specific space domain knowledge would be a strong plus, in particular:
    • EGS-CC system.
    • SCOS-2000 mission control system.
    • ECSS standards.
    • CCSDS packet and MO standards.
  • Good understanding of software development technologies and architectures applicable to the ground segment i.e. JAVA.
  • Sufficient technical skills to actively participate in technical discussions with the project team and to enable a solution driven process.
  • Strong knowledge of technical document writing - notably, user requirements, design documentation, and test documentation.
  • Agile and flexible attitude.
  • Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working.
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation preparations skills and ability to present in front of an audience.
  • Good planner and able to follow more than one subject at a time.
  • Dynamic and proactive attitude, with a strong commitment to the ongoing development and quality of the RHEA products.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Willing to travel when required.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

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