Java Software Engineer – Ground Segment Systems

Lisbon, Portugal, QSR [T202106_PRO_Java Software Engineer]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Our client provides advanced design solutions and turnkey software systems for the Space industry. Based on a solid team of highly motivated and specialized engineers, the company is today a reference in the European Space sector.
The company focuses on the design of systems for Space and the development and validation of operational software systems, in the areas of Global Satellite Navigation Systems (GNSS) Technologies, Mission Analysis, System Engineering, Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC), Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (AOCS), Ground Segment Systems, On board Software Systems and Information Systems.
We are looking for an experienced and motivated Java Software Engineer to join Ground Segment team.
As a member of development team, you will participate in the development of the next generation of spacecraft ground software, working in an international and multidisciplinary environment.
You will be expected to participate in the analysis, design, implementation and validation of innovative solutions, following the applicable development standards. You will also support the deployment and maintenance of these solutions.


  • Development (analysis, design, implementation and validation) of Earth Observation System Support applications (e.g. S2G, DFDL4S, ESOV) for the European Space Agency (ESA);
  • Design and implement reusable code and libraries;
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability;
  • Collaborate in the project meetings and technical discussions with other team members, stakeholders and customers as required.


  • Degree or master degree on Computer Sciences Engineering or similar;
  • 2+ years of experience as Java Software Engineer, including XML technologies (XML, XSD, XSL);
  • Good knowledge with agile software development;
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including the ability to understand and convey complex technical information in simple terms;
  • Great problem-solving skills;
  • Costumer and goal orientation;
  • Proactivity and ability to work independently;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, knowledge of Portuguese and/or Spanish is a plus.

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