Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. We have over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector: Since the creation of the European Space Agency (ESA), our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions.
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For our activities in the European Space Agency, we are currently seeking to employ an Software System Engineer to work at our customer site ECSAT, Harwell, UK.
What we offer if you join our amazing team:
• Competitive Salary
• Corporate Benefits Package
• Exciting relocation package (if applicable)
• Company events
The post holder will be responsible for the maintenance and development of software tools for managing a large number (>350) of research and development activities over their whole life cycle, including:
Development and maintenance of TIA-applications that gather, analyse and present programmatic data associated with research and development activities (contracts).
Development and maintenance of new software tools according to TIA wide needs.
Migration of existing applications to a common application environment.
Development and maintenance of application documentation (including user guides and software development/maintenance documentation).
User training, including preparation of training materials.
Resolution of technical issues raised by application users.
Management of software change requests and software updates in a timely manner with minimal user disruption.
Provide inputs to management reports.
Follow the relevant and applicable ISO procedures and security directives.
Maintain the required level of confidentiality and security as defined in the ESA Security Directives.
Contribute to harmonisation of tools, SW-development and procedure in TIA, actively exchange knowledge with team members and/or other IT professionals in ESA and especially within the TIA domain.
Take responsibility for delivery of timely high-quality results.
Support the legacy systems and suggest options for a migration to a new emerging IT landscape.
Contribute to the further digitalization of business processes.
Contribute to the evolution of the TIA Data Warehouse, ensuring that data from different sources is structured, enriched and captures the business logic of the directorate.
The applicant shall have a relevant university degree or equivalent qualification and experience in software development for business management applications.
The expertise area and qualifications required for the service are:
Knowledge and at least five years of practical experience in developing web applications.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including VBA scripting.
Hands-on experience with Business Analytics Software (e.g, Tableau, Power BI, Python).
Experience with database and Data warehouse architecture (MS SQL server, Datavault Builder) is a distinctive asset.
Excellent analytical and planning skills.
Experience in collection user requirements, designing dashboards, defining KPI’s.
Planning & Organisation.
About The Company
Why should you join Serco ?
At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.
Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.
A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression
Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.
What we offer
Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.