Latest Space News
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."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:52:06 +0000
The introduction of 5G services will bring users globally the ability to have true anytime, anywhere capabilities to support a myriad of user devices and applications never imagined.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:17:36 +0000
The U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey DeWit as NASA's new chief financial officer March 14, completing an expedited process starkly different than the one for the agency's next leader.
More space news...
18490 cvs - 1036 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • Application Software Engineering support



    BACK to the Job Search

    Job Description
    TitleApplication Software Engineering support
    Job posted on13/07/2016
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin a month
    Job Description

    MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.

    We are looking to further enhance our team by adding 

    Application Software Engineering support

    You will be based initially for 2 years at our client’s headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of a further 2 years may be possible. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.

    Your Tasks Include:

    As a member of the Computer Systems Management (CSM) team, the Key person shall provide support to the development and maintenance of the TCE. The duties range from maintaining and creating software packages that are installed on the TCE over advice and support for programmers working with the TCE to the creation of new software that is needed to support ongoing developments. This also includes the setting-up and implementation of best practices for programming and the definition of the future TCE design in close cooperation with the TCE system administrators

    The Key person shall perform the following tasks:

    Maintenance and development of bespoke and COTS software packages;

    Support of programmers in the area of system programming and interface definition;

    Design and implementation of new software packages that are needed to support ongoing projects and which are providing common services to all users.;

    Contribution to the analysis and planning of H/W and S/W upgrades or reconfigurations, taking care of compatibility issues between subsystems;

    Provision of second-level support to the users of the system;

    Database Programming;

    Support to S/W development and maintenance in relation to the utilization of system resources;

    Provision of stand-by/on-call support if needed under special circumstances;

    Provision of support, as required, to critical operations.


    In the performance of the activities the Key person shall apply the relevant change control and maintenance procedures.


    Your Profile:


    In addition to having a university degree (or equivalent), the Key person shall have extensive experience in the programming of low-level code and system critical functions of distributed systems. The experience should have been made in an operational or production environment, characterized by custom applications in addition to standard software, running both on the client and server side, and by high availability requirements.

    The Key person shall have an expert knowledge and a significant work experience of programming with UNIX-type operating systems, and should be familiar, to the extent required by the performance of the above tasks, with as many as possible of the following system software environments:

    C/C++ programming;

    Java Programming;

    Scripting language programming (like perl or python);

    Network programming;

    Operating System interface programming;

    Automated services;

    Database programming;


    Experience in the installation, administration and troubleshooting on some of the following shall be considered as an advantage:

    Installation and maintenance of ORACLE databases;

    Maintenance of an On-line Documentation system;

    First/Second Level user support.

    Automatic Service Provisioning using Cloud technologies.

    Installation and maintenance of programming and debugging environments


    It is also an advantage if the key person can carry out basic hardware support like installing interface cards or physically setting up networks.

    The variety of the tasks and the scope of the systems to be supported require a high degree of autonomy and good analytical skills.

    Because of the special support role good communications skills and stress resistance are essential for the job.

    The official languages are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the key person must be able to work effectively in this language and have a knowledge of the other.


    REFERENCE: 12-207636

    LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany


    Contact information
    CompanyMoltek Consultants Ltd
    Contact namePeter Clarke
    AddressThe Business Centre
    Green Road
    United Kingdom
    TN12 8JS
    Phone+44(0)1892 725000
    Fax+44(0)1892 725001
    Web Page

    View all jobs from Moltek Consultants Ltd >>

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics