Support Software Engineer Satellite Data Processing

Delft, Netherlands

At S[&]T we are specialized in R&D solutions for space, science, and defence. We live and breathe innovation, and are one of the few partners that work together with High Tech organizations in optimizing performance through projects on-site or in-house at S[&]T, operating for more than 20 years in project implementations and product developments where science and technology play an important role, building bridges from technical capabilities through to market-ready solutions. 

We are currently looking for a Software Engineer for our Data Processing team located in Delft, the Netherlands, to work on software development for scientific applications. 

At S[&]T we push technological boundaries with the aim of staying at the forefront of innovative, state-of-the-art applications in a sustainable manner. Together with our international customers, we utilize novel techniques and platforms to make big data image analytics more scalable and automated. Several of our projects involve intelligent processing of imaging payload data from spaceborne and airborne platforms, pushing embedded systems to their limit. 

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                                                                Your Role

                                                                • Maintenance of software development for applications, independent or in a team setting 

                                                                • Optimizing processing throughout by improving the algorithm, code implementation, IT infra-structure 

                                                                • Testing and documentation of the software 

                                                                • Communication with the project partners and/or the customer within the projects 

                                                                • Build and deliver quality software packages 

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                                                                Your Profile

                                                                We are looking for a Support Software Engineer with a passion for maintaining and supporting software. Ideally, you are someone who likes working with an existing code base and enjoys solving technical puzzles. You look for the best solution within the budget and time constraints of support contracts with our customers. 

                                                                Furthermore, you have the following:

                                                                • You have completed higher technical education (BSc / MSc ) in Computer Science or Informat-ics or a track record in software engineering.

                                                                • Around 3 - 5 years of experience

                                                                • You have experience with Python and/or C++ and/or IDL software development

                                                                • Experience working with Linux (including system administration)

                                                                • Experience with databases SQL, PostgreSQL is preferred

                                                                • You function well in a team (2-5 people) and can communicate effectively and clearly (both verbally and in writing) with customers and your team members

                                                                • You have a strong analytical mind that enjoys coming up with novel solutions

                                                                • You are capable of self-study and quickly acquiring new knowledge/new skills across technical areas

                                                                • You are fluent in written and spoken English and Dutch is a preference

                                                                • Experience with version management systems/source control (Github, SVN) continuous inte-gration (Jenkins), tooling like Redmine, JIRA, hardware virtualization (VM’s), and containeriza-tion (Docker) 

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                                                                Would you like to hear more? Send your CV and motivational letter to recruitment@stcorp.nl, or apply directly through our website! Kindly note that acquisition from third parties (e.g. agencies) based on this vacancy is not welcome.

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