Software Developer – SATCOM Ref# TT245

  • London
  • £70000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Hybrid Working
  • Permanent
  • TT245

Software Developer – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Software Developer – SATCOM to contribute to the long-term development of software products for the Satellite Control Centre. The Satellite Control Centre monitors and controls a fleet of satellites and ground stations, and the Satellite Operation Support Group is a small team of developers who have built the Ground Control System.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on-site (London office) typically one day per week, along with a competitive salary and great benefits.

Key Responsibilities for the Software Developer – SATCOM:

  • Assist and take the lead in small/medium projects initiated by the SCC or external customers
  • Maintain and enhance the SCC scheduling tool
  • Get familiar with the Ground Control System product which is a complex system comprising of C++/Java modules
  • Join the 24 hour on-call rota for emergency support
  • Assist with the testing of any new development
  • Write technical documentation/presentation in support of the development/release activities
  • Interface with the Satellite Control Department as well as external customers
  • Interface with development partners and support integration activities

Knowledge and Skills required by the Software Developer – SATCOM:

  • in Computer Science or other STEM discipline
  • Python
  • Java/JavaScript
  • C++
  • GCP
  • Kafka
  • Familiarity with Linux systems
  • Knowledge of configuration control tools (GIT)
  • Knowledge of databases (PostGres, Cassandra)
  • Knowledge of CI/CD working practice
  • Familiarity with web-based interface (Rest)
  • Space Domain Knowledge

Please note that UK Security Clearance (SC Level) might be required.

You must also be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.


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