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· Job Summary
The Checkout Systems division comprises departments in UK, France and Germany. The division provides a central competence for Simulator development, on-board SW testing & engineering SW product development for spacecraft platforms, payloads and equipment.
Within the simulator domain, we are responsible for developing the data management framework RangeDB, which is used to host the satellite detailed design data model for the avionics subsystem.
In Stevenage, where this role is based, RangeDB is used to support Earth Observation, Navigation & Science missions such as ExoMars rover and Biomass.
· Job Profile
We are looking for an experienced engineer (3-5 years) with excellent technical skills in Java and practical knowledge of Object Oriented databases and Eclipse Modelling Framework to join our team as the main technical developer/maintenance support for the RangeDB SW product in the UK.
As an experienced engineer you will develop and integrate new functionality to the RangeDB database as well as provide support to the end-users on existing tool functionality.
The successful candidate will work closely with the RangeDB product Focal Point (responsible for capturing new product features and managing development/support tasks priorities). He/she will also work with the transnational RangeDB development/support community to drive the overall product development
The role is based in Stevenage. However, the candidate should be able for infrequent travel within Europe (2-3 times a year) to interact with the transnational RangeDB development community.
Recent experience of JAVA
Experience of Linux
Well organised and able to work independently on complex tasks and see them through completion
Able to operate effectively under pressurised project constraints
Keen to deliver on commitments made
Self-learner and able/willing to work with legacy software
A logical mindset able to think through issues end to end
Proactive in raising issues, proposing solutions
Able to understand and express complex software designs/architecture
Excellent communication skills and ability to adapt style to audience