Offers “CGI”

10 days agoCGI

Software Engineer (Spacecraft Simulation)

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Job description

Position Description:

At CGI, we have a global reputation as trusted advisers and innovators with over 90,000 members across 400 locations. From cutting-edge technology to essential infrastructure, our members’ work has wide reach and real purpose, helping to build a digital future that makes the everyday easier, for everyone.

We are a leading provider of operational and behavioural spacecraft software simulators for the space industry and are a principal supplier to ESA, EUMETSAT and the wider European and Global space community. Our multi-faceted capability is built on over 25 years of Space mission heritage.

You’ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, we’ll do the same for you. CGI was voted a ‘Best Workplace in Tech’ by Great Place to Work™ in 2023, and offers a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member partner not just an employee.

This role can be performed out of our Bristol Leatherhead or Leicester office.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Due to a period of sustainable growth we have opportunities for a software engineer to join our highly successful team.


• Requirements Analysis
• Design and Software Development of a software simulator in line with customer requirements
• Integration of existing toolset and simulations tool into bespoke solutions
• Generation of unit and system level tests to verify required functionality
• Solution and Release Documentation
• User/customer Technical Interaction User/customer Technical Interaction

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

The successful candidate will be highly driven and creative individual able to work autonomously and also part of the simulations team. You must have relatable experience and background and genuinely want to work in a complex software systems environment.

We're looking for a range of the following skills and experiences:

• Background in Maths / Physics based software solutions
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills – written & spoken
• Demonstrable commitment to quality and attention to detail
• A winning mind-set, self-starter and demonstrated ability to learn quickly
• Ability & experience in independent working
• Able to travel to the Bristol office as required


• Previous experience of software development (e.g. Java, C++) & verification
• Experience within the satellite industry or space domain


·  C++
·  Java
·  Satellite Communications
·  Satellite Communications
·  Software Architecture
·  Software Testing

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Make every future a success.
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