Software Developer

Location: Brussels, Belgium Location: Application deadline: 17 June 2024 Reference number: 2105
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Are you looking for a new opportunity to take your career to a higher orbit? To join an international group with a successful track record in Space Engineering? A job adapted to your career ambitions and in which you could have an impact for the years to come?

We are looking for a Software Developer to support our client EUROCONTROL based in Brussels, Belgium.

About the client and location

EUROCONTROL is a pan-European, civil-military organization that supports the European aviation sector and has responsibility for making European skies safer, more efficient, cost effective and environmentally sustainable. Starion Group provides a broad range of system engineering services related to ARTAS, the surveillance data processing system, including cybersecurity requirements.

Starion Group is focusing on software development of Air Surveillance Systems:

  • Designed to serve a variety of purposes, disseminating relevant surveillance data to a wide range of system Users.
  • Under constant evolution to meet the required levels of functional performance.
  • Seamlessly integrated with Europe’s multi-centre operational environment

Tasks and activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Participating in the development and implementation of our client’s software applications for air traffic control.
  • Conducting the software development of our Client Air Surveillance System along its full lifecycle for preventive, adaptive and corrective maintenance. Including the following activities:
    • Developing and improving the installation procedure using prototypes and new requirements’ definition.
    • Following the Validation & Verification of the changes until complete integration of new Hardware and/or Operating System in the SDDS baseline.
    • Evaluating and identifying weakness in the SDDS Cybersecurity.
    • Defining and developing the necessary requirements to improve SDDS resilience against cyberattacks.
    • Prototyping and defining the best SDDS virtualization solutions, documenting them and facilitating the selection process for decision-makers.
    • Developing prototypes to facilitate the Human-Machine Interface’s enhancement.
  • Analyzing, enhancing and developing the test artifacts needed for the SDDS Test Environment
  • Updating the product lifecycle and test documentation.
  • Investigating incidents in order to diagnose, propose and implement the optimal solution.
  • Contributing to studies, workgroups and projects related to system management.
  • Carrying out any other tasks in line with the main purpose of the job.

Skills and experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University Degree or equivalent in Engineering or a relevant field.
  • At least one year proven experience in at least four of the following areas:
    • Functional and system aspects of Air Traffic Management systems or products of similar scope and complexity.
    • Quality assurance aspects of software development.
    • Safety assurance aspects of software development for safety critical systems.
    • Software problem analysis.
    • Writing testable requirement specifications.
    • Software design.
    • Verification and testing of complex software systems.
    • Software configuration management.
    • Programming in C++, Java or Python programming languages.
  • Desire to work both autonomously and as part of a team, in an international multicultural environment.
  • Solution oriented mindset, with a customer focused communication skill.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills and experience would be highly desirable:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience in ATM/ATC environment.
  • A minimum of 6 months experience with ASTERIX surveillance data format.

Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within leading space organisations across Europe.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • To be part of a company that values integrity, inspiration, care and collaboration.
  • Benefits include: competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries; access to training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, all genders, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel.

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Ola Akinkugbe

Talent Sourcer

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