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    Job Description
    TitleEngineer/Sr. Engineer, Software Systems
    Job codeSES0496
    Job posted on13/03/2015 (modified on 27/03/2015)
    LocationPrinceton
    CountryUnited States
    EducationBachelor
    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

    Context

    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.

    Responsibilities

    ·  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

    ·  Apply for this Job online

    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com/8233697/job-overview/show/63054
    Contact information
    CompanySES
    AddressChâteau de Betzdorf
    Betzdorf
    Luxembourg
    L-6815
    Emailplease visit our website to apply online
    Web Pagehttp://www.ses.com


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