Ground Segment Software Engineer


Ground Segment Software Engineer



Would you like to create systems for the space industry?

As a Ground Segment Software Engineer in Terma, you will have the chance to work with prestigious projects and have a unique opportunity to gain experience in numerous fields within the space and technology domain – all in a cosmopolitan, international working environment.

Making an impact with technology

You will contribute and drive the development and evolvement of our cutting-edge Ground Software Products designed for pre-launch and satellite operations. For more information please visit our website:


  • Designing, coding, testing, and debugging complex software applications for the space ground segment;
  • Collaborating with system engineers to understand and implement system requirements;
  • Participating in software design reviews and code inspections;
  • Developing and executing unit tests and functional test coverage for assigned coding tasks;
  • Providing technical support to operations staff in diagnosing and fixing operational issues.

Qualifications & Competencies


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field;
  • Master’s degree in a related field can be advantageous;
  • Knowledge of space systems and satellite operations is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of JAVA and a Java framework like spring boot is required;
  • Conceptual or technical know-how about ground segment architecture in the context of space operation is advantageous;
  • Knowledge in Eclipse RCP is a plus;
  • Knowledge in web-based UI (e.g. Angular) is beneficial.

Personal profile:

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically while working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Passion for space exploration and a strong desire to learn new technologies.

Fluency in English (spoken and written) is mandatory, as English is the working language.

The variety of the tasks and the scope of the systems to be supported require a high degree of autonomy and good analytical skills together with the ability to effectively cooperate within the team.

What can Terma offer

At Terma, we consider skilled employees, enthusiasm and job satisfaction as the very foundation of our success and as a prerequisite for the development of the “best-in-class” solutions that Terma provides. We lead the way in applying new technology, offering a wide range of growth opportunities for each individual and emphasizing mutual respect across the board in our workplace.

Terma offers you a pleasant working environment at the customer site, where you will be able to take on challenging tasks and responsibilities in a highly professional company.

  • Great opportunities for training and personal development;
  • Challenges in advanced technical environment;
  • International and cosmopolitan working atmosphere;
  • An employment contract with an attractive package with extra-legal benefits;
  • Highly competitive salary.

Additional information

For further information, please contact Mrs. Raluca Moise by telephone [+49 6151 860050] or by email [].

To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed please apply through the link below with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae ideally in Europass format ( and a Cover Letter.

Please note that applicants must hold all appropriate documentation and permits to work in Europe.


The high-tech and innovative Terma Group develops products and systems for defense, non-defense and security applications, including command and control systems, radar systems, self-protection systems for aircraft and vessels, space technology, and aerostructures for the aircraft industry.

Terma is headquartered at Aarhus, Denmark. Internationally, Terma has subsidiaries and operations in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore and the U.S.

The Space Business Area contributes with mission-customized software and hardware products including power systems and star trackers as well as services to support a number of in-orbit pioneering European scientific and Earth observation satellite missions. Additionally, Terma is contracted for the development and delivery of software and hardware systems and services for numerous ongoing and future European, and international missions.

Terma Space operates out of Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Romania and the UK.

Application deadline: As soon as possible

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