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Software Engineer, Full Stack Developer

Requisition Number:  17661
Contract Type:  Permanent

Betzdorf, LU The Hague, NL

At SES, we cultivate an inclusive and healthy work environment that enables us to drive business success. As a company dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, we believe our story should reflect those of the millions we serve. We are committed to increasing the number of employees from underrepresented groups and nurturing an inclusive company culture where people can flourish. 
As a Software Engineer, you will be involved in several areas of design, development and testing of operational software. 


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

  • Develop, test, and maintain operational software for operations and monitoring of space systems
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality, comprehensive software designs and architectures for software systems
  • Support products during their full lifecycle from prototype to production to support
  • Ability to work within an Agile/Scrum ecosystem
  • Understand and enhance existing APIs and interfaces between operations systems
  • Participate in design reviews, test activities and review of technical documentation for software systems
  • Effectively communicate status of ongoing projects to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Other ad-hoc tasks, as assigned by Line Manager





Must Have 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Min. 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Background in designing, developing, and testing software for high-reliability applications (Communication Systems, Satellite Control Software, Mission Critical Systems) 
  • Programming in at least one of the following languages: Python, C++, Go
  • Familiar with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of front-end languages and libraries (JavaScript/TypeScript, jQuery)
  • Experience with modern web frameworks (Angular, Vue, React)
  • Hands on experience with current markup technologies and frameworks (HTML5, CSS3, Sass)
  • Knowledge or experience with CI/CD tools, preferably Azure DevOps 
  • Understanding of cloud orchestration tools, technologies, and API standards (AWS, Azure, Google, Cloud, Kubernetes)


Nice to Have

  • Domain knowledge/experience in one or more of the following areas: NGSO Satellites, Telecommunications, Data Communication, RF/Antenna Systems
  • Willing to travel, up to 25% of the time, including international travel
  • 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)
  • Understanding of UI/UX concepts and strong motivation to develop understanding of interactions of all the disciplines involved in space operations




  • 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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