Embedded Software Engineer


Frontera Search is recruiting for an Embedded Software Engineer to develop Small Satellites for our customer who have multiple missions due for launch.


This is an opportunity to produce bullet-proof and reliable code that ensures error-free satellite operation for Space missions.



  • In charge of low-level system programming, with full responsibility during the whole development cycle from conceptual design, through ground testing and space operations, to end of life procedures
  • Design, develop, produce, and test all software from phase 0/A to F
  • Define software activities for the concept of operations (CONOPS)
  • Development of relevant software related documentation and support documentation for the onboard data handling subsystem
  • Development of simulations, test plan, and evaluation plan of onboard software
  • Overview of SW integration, and direct responsible for SW/HW interaction code
  • Co-develop and maintain a software quality evaluation system
  • Flat satellite Assembly Integration and Testing (AI&T)
  • Ensure software compatibility with the whole system
  • Other tasks include; budget analysis, development of code for RTOS and non RTOS, software-in-the-loop simulation, write or modify device drivers, develop and maintain applications for flight code and flight management



  • Excellent knowledge of the software lifecycle, with direct experience and strong capability of coding, debugging, testing, troubleshooting in all phases of development
  • Applied knowledge of bit level data analysis and various operating environments
  • Excellent knowledge of SW interface management
  • Excellent knowledge of SW/HW interface management including communication protocols
  • Hands on experience of embedded programming (C mandatory)
  • Techniques to improve software maintainability
  • Hands on experience in assembly, integration and operation of HW test equipment
  • Hands on experience with software test tools / software management tools
  • Experience with safety policy and regulations, including communication protocols, security protocols, etc.


Interviews are being held immediately so please apply quickly if you are interested.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency.
Job Overview
Type : Permanent
Category : Space