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System/Software Engineer

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Serco Space Services
Place
Frascati, Italy
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Added: April 18, 2024
Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

Dedicated to the European Space Agency’s Earth-observing activities, ESA-ESRIN is the European centre of excellence for exploitation of Earth observation missions. The mission and payload operations of ESA's Earth observation satellites are managed here, and ESRIN is the primary source for the acquisition, distribution, and exploitation of data from these and other non-ESA satellites.

We are currently looking for a dynamic and skilled System/Software Engineer to join our team in Frascati, Italy. As a valued member of our diverse team, your primary responsibility will be to contribute your skills to the various Serco's projects ensuring its seamless operation.

Responsibilities

  • Transfer To Operations support on, e.g.:
  • Introduction of new mission and new mission requirements.
  • Software configuration changes.
  • Operational system evolution.
  • New system integration in the operational project.
  • Anomaly and problem management.
  • Software configuration control and installation kit packaging.
  • Software installation kit creation and packaging.
  • Administration and operation of Kubernetes environment.
  • Support during regular meetings and audit.
  • Generation of service and progress reports.

Profile

Technical skills:

  • Intermediate/advanced skills in development PHP, Javascript, Java, Python,HTML.
  • Intermediate/advanced Docker environment knowledge.
  • Writing skills for issuing technical documentation as notes, minutes, requirements, work specifications, architectural design.
  • Intermediate to advanced Linux (Operating System) user.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes virtual environment.
  • Knowledge of VMWare virtual environment.
  • Knowledge of elastic Search/Open search, Grafana.
  • Good understanding of ITIL practices and processes.
  • Knowledge of Anomaly management, System design and Software Validation activities best practice.
  • Knowledge of Software configuration control best practice.
  • Working experience on complex systems, in ground segments context,
  • Experience matured on data center and complex IT environments is an asset.
  • Experience in setting up Virtual environments both on Physical and Cloud Platforms is an asset.

Personal Skill

  • Fluent in English Language (both written and spoken).
  • Good communications skills.
  • Capacity of working in team.
  • Capacity of achieving schedule and milestones.
  • Capacity of working under pressure.

Other Skills

  • Knowledge of Anomaly management, System design and Software Validation activities best practice.
  • Knowledge of Software configuration control best practice.
  • Working experience on complex systems, in ground segments context.
  • Experience matured on data center and complex IT environments is an asset.
  • Experience in setting up Virtual environments both on Physical and Cloud Platforms is an asset.
  • Java programming language knowledge.
  • Python programming language knowledge.
  • PHP programming language knowledge.

Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Corporate Benefits Package.
  • Support provided on relocation – Information available upon request.
  • Company Events.

About Serco

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the likes of ESA, CNES, EUMETSAT, EUSPA, ASI and NASA. We offer space capabilities across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies across Europe and the globe We work within the heart of the space sector so understand the challenges our customers face. When it comes to recruitment we are experts in sourcing the very best talent within space engineering, earth observation, satellite communications and cyber security. We have placed hundreds of people from post graduates through to C-suite executives into space agencies, satellite operators, manufacturers, system integrators, consultancies, earth observation/remote sensing, launch providers and much more.
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