Software & Validation – On-board & Ground (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Software Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are recruiting a Software & Validation Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC) who will be assigned to the Flight Software Systems Section of the Software Systems Division and will be in charge of the following (initial) tasks:



  • Project support related to all technical aspects:
    • Development and qualification of flight software
    • General Support to Software Validation Facilities
    • Avionics Test Bench infrastructure activities
  • Functional support to Galileo



  • Master’s Degree in Electronics Engineering Space Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related discipline
  • At least 04 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with:
    • Software engineering and object-oriented programming
    • Space Systems and Space Systems Engineering
  • Programming languages: C/C++ and/or others
  • Embedded Real Time Systems and Real Time Kernels
  • Micro-processors such as SPARC LEON, ARM, multicore’s etc
  • Communication protocols (Mil-1553, SpaceWire, CAN)
  • Software Engineering tools
  • Software Engineering Standards such as the ECSS-E-ST-40C
  • Be able to function as part of a team.
  • A proactive and flexible attitude will be required.
  • Experience with embedded real-time software development will be an advantage
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than 30/07/2020 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com


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