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Software Engineer, Full Stack Developer Ground Systems

Requisition Number:  17628
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU

The Software Engineer, Ground Systems is part of the Ground Management Systems team and will develop operational software components and solutions for the automated remote control of the SES Ground Gateway systems. 


You will be responsible for (this is not an exhaustive list):

  • Specify, design, develop, test and maintain operational software for the automated remote control of the SES Ground Gateway systems
  • Develop and execute automated BDD (Behavior-driven development) testing 
  • Cultivate high-quality, comprehensive software designs and architectures for server-side and client-side components, having the full lifecycle of the systems in mind
  • Support the transition of the new products into operations ensuring the proper tools and training are in place including life cycle support 
  • Automate the development lifecycle by employing Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD)





Must Have

  • Graduated in Computer Science or Software Engineering (Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree level)
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in front-end and back-end software technologies
  • Expertise working with Git, GitLab and/or Jenkins
  • Proficient in networking authentication and security for software systems
  • Expertise in programming in at least two of the following languages (our current development is based on Go, if you don’t have relevant specific knowledge on Go SES, will offer required on-job training):

- C/C++
- Python
- Java
- Go

  • Comfortable working with the following technologies and toolchains:

- Linux OS
- Familiarity with databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, NoSQL
- Interface layers: Kafka, REST, gRPC, ZMQ
- TCP/IP networks
- Web servers (e.g., Apache, NGINX)
- Virtualized & containerized app deployments

  • Understanding of cloud orchestration tools, technologies, and API standards (AWS, Azure, Google, Cloud, Kubernetes)
  • Fluency in English


Nice to Have

  • This position may require travelling internationally from time to time
  • Solid foundation in computer science and a wide range of experience in many aspects of software development (design patterns, application development, network authentication, security systems, microservice architecture, layout technologies, browser testing and debugging, web development)
  • System view (“full-stack”) and general understanding of ground gateway systems and operations, or motiva-tion to develop an understanding of the interactions between all the disciplines involved in this area (Antenna, Antenna control systems, RF components, modems etc.)
  • Ability to work within an Agile/Scrum ecosystem 
  • Willingness and proactivity to learn constantly, keep knowledge up to date with latest technologies



  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plan
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal law.

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