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Software Developer - SATCOM

Software Developer - SATCOM



Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries.

With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.



They require a Software Developer - SATCOM to contribute to the long-term development of software products for the Satellite Control Centre.

The Satellite Control Centre monitors and controls a fleet of satellites and ground stations, and the Satellite Operation Support Group is a small team of developers who have built the Ground Control System.



The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on-site (London office) typically one day per week, along with a competitive salary and great benefits.



Key Responsibilities for the Software Developer - SATCOM:



  • Assist and take the lead in small/medium projects initiated by the SCC or external customers

  • Maintain and enhance the SCC scheduling tool

  • Get familiar with the Ground Control System product which is a complex system comprising of C++/Java modules

  • Join the 24 hour on-call rota for emergency support

  • Assist with the testing of any new development

  • Write technical documentation/presentation in support of the development/release activities

  • Interface with the Satellite Control Department as well as external customers

  • Interface with development partners and support integration activities



Knowledge and Skills required by the Software Developer - SATCOM:



  • in Computer Science or other STEM discipline

  • Python

  • Java/JavaScript

  • C++

  • GCP

  • Kafka

  • Familiarity with Linux systems

  • Knowledge of configuration control tools (GIT)

  • Knowledge of databases (PostGres, Cassandra)

  • Knowledge of CI/CD working practice

  • Familiarity with web-based interface (Rest)

  • Space Domain Knowledge



Please note that UK Security Clearance (SC Level) might be required.


You must also be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Hybrid Working
  • Location: London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Telecoms
  • Recruiter: Holt Recruitment
  • Contact: Holt Recruitment
  • Tel: 01202552915
  • Fax: 0845 8338 006
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  • Posted: 2022-10-06 16:44:21 -

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