Software Consultant Engineer - 6 month contract

Job Ref: 60392
Sector: Engineering Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 26 June 2019
  • London, England, UK London London GBR EC1Y 9NR
  • Competitive
  • Faye Jackson
  • 01329 227000

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Software Consultant Engineer - 6 month contract

Our client is a leading player in the space applications and services sector. They have an opportunity for a software engineer to work initially on our client site, in a satellite operations support group.

The Software Engineer will join a satellite operations support group who are responsible for the development and maintenance of a proprietary satellite monitoring and control system.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Telemetry and Telecommand database definition;
  • Collating information on existing telemetry parameters (format, meaning, etc.) and converting formats;
  • Understanding, modifying and extending existing satellite mission control software;
  • Software testing and implementation;
  • Migration of existing module that interfaces with operations databases from Oracle to PostgreSQL.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Master's degree or equivalent qualification in Electronic Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related specialisation;
  • Good experience in the development of Software applications related to the specific tasks of the position;
  • Practical software experience covering: Linux, C++, CORBA, ECSS, CCSDS Standards for telemetry, SQL language, PostgreSQL and libpq;
  • Ability to understand, and work with, legacy code.

Essential Skills

  • Good English language skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to present and effectively communicate quality system processes.
  • Good organisational and communication skills, with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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