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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:03:48 +0000
A Belgian court reversed approval for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network in the country after fleet operator Viasat challenged the legality of its authorization.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:55:11 +0000
The European Space Agency is revising its e.Deorbit program to look for synergies between the mission and satellite servicing vehicles.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:32:51 +0000
Congress expects to receive from Hyten in June a “warfighting concept of operations” for space. One of the topics will be how to prepare the military for space operations.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:06:41 +0000
Relativity, the startup company developing small launch vehicles using additive manufacturing technologies, announced March 21 an agreement with NASA’s Stennis Space Center to take over one of its test stands.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:20:38 +0000
President Trump's riff on creating a military space force captured the public’s imagination, spawning memes and jokes about starship ninjas gearing up to fight the nation’s wars in space.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:05:37 +0000
The Japanese government, working with private ventures, announced plans March 20 to establish a nearly billion-dollar fund to support the development of space startups in the country.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:24:13 +0000
An Alaskan spaceport will host the first launch of a rocket developed by a stealthy startup company as soon as next week, spaceport officials confirmed March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:40:50 +0000
A decision on a new launch date for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and announcement of any potential breach of its $8 billion cost cap, could come next week, an agency official said March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:20:11 +0000
A letter signed by more than 60 House members calls on the Senate to advance the stalled nomination of fellow congressman Jim Bridenstine to be NASA administrator.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:29:38 +0000
Citing recent reforms that provide more time to orbit a new satellite constellation, satellite broadband-startup OneWeb asked U.S. telecom regulators to nearly triple the size of its authorized low-Earth-orbit constellation.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:53:36 +0000
Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science competition to use nuclear power sources.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:30:11 +0000
Seeking to return a borrowed satellite as soon as possible, Israeli fleet operator Spacecom is very close to purchasing a new satellite dubbed Amos-8, a company official said March 14.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:49:42 +0000
For the space-based infrared SBIRS satellites 5 and 6, the Air Force says the per-unit cost went down 12 percent — from $1.9 billion to $1.6 billion.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
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    Job Description
    TitleEngineer/Sr. Engineer, Software Systems
    Job codeSES0496
    Job posted on13/03/2015 (modified on 27/03/2015)
    CountryUnited States
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    Engineer/Sr. Engineer, Software Systems

    Ref SES0496
    Region North America
    Location USA - Princeton, NJ
    Company SES
    Category Space Operations
    Position Staff
    Published 2014-11-13


    A member of the Software Engineering staff is responsible for specification, design, development, testing and support of software applications and/or computer hardware used for real-time spacecraft control and management as well as offline tools to support engineering analysis. The position may also include system procurement, project management and on-call remote support roles.


    ·  Develop and maintain manual test cases, test automation scripts and test tools for system level regression and load testing.

    ·  Manage, track, and process trouble tickets and change requests for multiple applications and services created by development team.

    ·  Propose and develop enhancements and requirements for existing and new applications.

    ·  Design and write software that addresses complex requirements, perform associated software unit testing and software integration.

    ·  Configure, deploy, and maintain workstations and servers at each of the geographically diverse operation centers.

    ·  Communicate progress and problems to management, estimate and lead project work schedules while anticipating and avoiding problems.

    Experience / Qualifications

    Candidates with experience in the following areas are being sought. Experienced and junior candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    ·  University degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology
    ·  Programming languages: C++, Java frameworks (EJB, JPA, JMS), Python

    ·  Skills in SQL, MySQL, Eclipse IDE/RCP

    ·  UNIX, LINUX, Windows, system administrators

    ·  Proficiency in structured software design and programming philosophies

    ·  Experience in utilities programming, debuggers and debugging techniques

    ·  Knowledge and use of Version Control Systems

    ·  Experience with TCP/IP protocols and messaging applications

    ·  Network experience in the areas of topologies and protocols along with firewall administration.

    ·  Knowledge of UML 2.0 and the most usual Design Patterns and Anti-patterns

    ·  Distributed frameworks such asCORBA, ActiveMQ, OpenDDS.

    Other Desired Qualifications

    ·   Focus on collaboration and teamwork with a demonstrated mindset of helping others to succeed.
    ·   Committed to project results and deadlines. Proven analytical skills, innovative, methodic, with ability to prioritize, good self-organization. Willingness to meet the needs of 24x7 environment
    ·   Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    ·   Fluent in English (any other language being an asset) and eager to integrate into an international environment

    ·   Domestic and international travel required

    ·   Experience with spacecraft control systems and spacecraft platforms/buses

    ·  Permanent residency and Green Card required


    Our Offer

    Competitive salary package, coupled with a diverse array of challenges and development benefits.

    SES is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

    This position reports to

    VP, Software Engineering

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