Flight Software Engineer (contract)

Category: Software Type: Contract Added: 19th January 2023 Location: United Kingdom
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Nebula Space is looking for an experienced and dedicated Flight Software Engineer to join our client's welcoming and inclusive team. This flight software engineering role is for a full-time contract, based in the UK, and offers an excellent rate and the chance to be part of a positive and diverse workplace culture.

As a flexible Flight Software Engineer, you will provide expert software engineering support to the Flight Software team and make a real difference to the future of space sustainability.

To give you an idea of how this flight software engineering job would look and feel, here are some things you could expect to do:

  • Develop embedded software in C
  • Convert existing algorithms into C
  • Integrate the algorithms into the onboard flight software framework
  • Validate the performance of the algorithms
  • Collaborate with other teams in the development of the algorithms

To succeed in this Flight Software Engineer role, you will need a solid background in software development in C for real-time embedded systems. You will also require knowledge of coding standards for safety-critical systems (MISRA-C) and experience in signal processing/algorithm development. In addition, you should have expertise in design and implementation with MATLAB/Simulink and with unit and integration testing. Experience with RTOS (RTEMS, VxWorks), SPARC V8 or PowerPC Architecture would also be desirable.

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, you will be rewarded with an excellent contract rate and the following benefits:

  • The opportunity to work with a highly talented international team working on cutting-edge technology
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Hybrid working available (depending on individual role requirements)
  • New state-of-the-art office and cleanroom facility
  • Regular social events

To learn more and apply for this contract Flight Software Engineer job in the UK, please get in touch with Nebula Space today. We look forward to hearing from you!

Nebula Space is a specialist recruitment consultancy working in the world's most innovative, fast-moving and exciting sector. We are space industry experts bringing together top global space talent with some of the world's most prestigious companies. Offering contractor and permanent positions, we're meticulous about finding the right fit for every candidate and role. No matter where you live in the world, if you've got the skills, we've got the contacts to help you achieve the job of your dreams. The space industry is growing – now is the time to become a part of it!