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Software Engineer

Requisition Number:  12414
Contract Type:  Permanent

Manassas, VA, US



The positions is responsible for developing code for an exciting project that will be key to plan and optimize SES satellite capacity for SES most advanced fully digitized satellites, the new O3b mPOWER constellation and SES-17 satellite to start.


The Software Engineer will provide a key role in developing critical applications and ensuring best practices are implemented for reliability and maintainability.  This role requires excellent communication skills, a strong foundation in computer science and a range of experience in software development.


Extended Job Description:



  • Develop high-quality software to create satellite optimization systems
  • Evaluate a wide range of technologies as part of a solution design and document the resulting designs and conclusions
  • Identify multiple technical solutions for a given problem and help document those solutions
  • Work within an Agile/Scrum ecosystem
  • Effectively communicate designs and procedures in writing
  • Define and build APIs
  • Perform software unit testing, automated testing and integration
  • Design and implement inter process communication strategies
  • Build and integrate database systems
  • Test and peer-review proposed software implementations
  • Debug code
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
  • Keep up to date with latest technologies
  • Create technical documentation




  • Able to work independently with high level objectives and long-term goals
  • Self-Starter with a high level of personal accountability
  • Highly motivated and ability to set priorities and to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently
  • Ability to work efficiently both autonomous and in interdisciplinary teams
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate effective intercultural awareness




  • Master’s Degree in Computer/Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent qualifications
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a similar role
  • Proficient in C++
  • Proficient in Object Oriented Programming
  • Experience working with API development and interprocess communication with tools such as REST, gRPC, Protocol Buffers, and Avro
  • Proficient working with Git
  • Proficient in various database and storage systems
  • Proficient with operational standards to ensure reliability
  • Experience with microservice architectures and deployments
  • Experience with containerization and virtualization technologies
  • Familiarity with networking, authentication and security for software systems
  • Experience with the Agile/Scrum development process
  • Fluency in English, any other language is considered as an asset
  • Willingness to travel internationally


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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