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Once lawmakers have a chance to review the proposal, said Shanahan, he will be “happy to take the red pen out." SpaceNews.com
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:12:57 +0000
Virgin Galactic achieved a long-awaited milestone Dec. 13 when its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle performed its longest test flight to date, exceeding one altitude often used as the boundary of space. SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 05:22:38 +0000
A test flight more than a decade in the making is scheduled to take place Dec. 13 as Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle is set to make its highest and fastest flight to date, one that, if all goes well, will take it beyond one boundary of space. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:13:41 +0000
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Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:58:07 +0000
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Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:36:41 +0000
Harris Corp.’s first small satellite, a six-unit cubesat, is fully operational, receiving commands and transmitting information to the satellite operations center in Palm Bay, Florida. SpaceNews.com
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Arianespace’s final launch of the year is scheduled for Dec. 18 at 11:37 a.m. Eastern. The company will launch a French military Earth observation satellite called CSO-1 on a Europeanized Soyuz rocket from Sinnamary, French Guiana. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:41:07 +0000
Nearly a year after the release of the latest decadal survey for the field, the head of NASA’s Earth science program says the agency is making good progress in implementing its recommendations. SpaceNews.com
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Smith: The difficulties we’ve had with space launch has been a good example of why a different approach is needed to manage military space. SpaceNews.com
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SpaceNews Editor-in-Chief Brian Berger presents the winners of 2018 SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleLead Software Engineer - Java, OOD
    Job code10417930 SJ EN EXT 1-28235595
    Job posted on09/10/2018 (modified on 26/10/2018)
    LocationStevenage
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin a month
    Job Description


    Do you love working in an ever evolving environment? Up for the challenge and rewarding situation of growing and shaping a new team of developers? Are you a person that enjoys empowering your team to build effective relationships and software? Want to shake up the "we've always done it that way" mentality? Then this is the role for you!

    Due to organic growth and new projects within Airbus we are looking for a Lead Software Engineer.

    The division you will be joining is comprised of transnational departments (UK, France and Germany). The division provides a central competence for Simulator development, on-board software testing & product development for spacecraft platforms, payloads and equipment.

    Within the simulator domain we are responsible for producing the infrastructure that enables successful spacecraft avionics programmes. We have a number of existing and new innovative projects that require a software design lead to oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team that shapes the design of high quality software and new products.

    Although this role is based in the UK, the transnational team operates across 3 countries (France, Germany and UK) and as such you must be able to travel on average 3/4 times a year on average although one should expect more initially for training purpose.

    The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role. As an experienced, talented and creative software engineer you will apply your problem solving and software engineering skills towards the designing, architecting and development of complex software solutions for the spacecraft industry.

    This role starts off with coding and then progresses into a hands-on Lead role focusing on a mixture of coding and mentoring of team members.

    You will be responsible for leading the software development whilst seeding your experience and approach within the team.

    This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

    • Object Oriented analysis & design using UML (or similar)
    • An expert level of knowledge on numerous technologies, predominately Java
    • Desktop application / Desktop tool development using a client / server architecture
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with an ability to explain technical things to non-technical people
    • Knowledge of machine-to-machine communication protocols
    • Strong software development process knowledge
    • Best practice design patterns and effective coding practices
    • A good knowledge of development domains, frameworks and utilities
    • Working with Unix / Linux

    Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

    Airbus Group

    Web Pagehttps://airbusgroup.contactrh.com/jobs/4292/28235595/en_US
    Contact information
    CompanyAirbus Defence and Space
    Address37, boulevard de Montmorency
    Paris
    France
    75781
    Emailplease visit the Airbus Group website to apply online


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