Software Engineer

Tokyo, Japan, Infostellar [IS-SE]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Infostellar is made up of committed, talented people who want to bring real change to today’s space industry, and how we’ll communicate in space in the future.

We’re fast-paced and flexible, integrating specialties across a variety of fields to make us smarter and more agile. Forging new ground means making new standards and tackling complex problems.

Each team member is absolutely integral to that pursuit, and we’re looking for people who can flourish in that environment.


Here at Infostellar, our software engineers are challenged with:

  • Developing an ground station-sharing platform and satellite communications service to support the next generation of the space industry
  • Creating fast and scalable backend systems on a global infrastructure to serve users all over the world
  • Building an intuitive and highly interactive satellite flight/mission control UI
  • Allowing multiple satellite operators to seamlessly run their own signal processing code at the ground station


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Math or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • Development experience on Unix / Linux
  • Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming languages such as Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, or Go
  • Experience working with two or more of the following: web application development, mobile application development, distributed and parallel systems, machine learning, edge computing, signal processing, networking, developing large software systems, and/or security software development
  • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with two or more general purpose programming languages, and interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed
  • Experience leading development and operation of large-scale service with dozens of users or more
  • Experience creating an edge computing platform allowing users to run custom, untrusted software on a shared compute node
  • Deep knowledge of latest cloud and software technologies such as containers, AWS/GCP and gRPC

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