C++ Software Engineer for Space Missions

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6 - 12 months
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
flag_no United Kingdom
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The good news is that you will not be required to travel into space but rather to do the development from planet Earth.

We have a 6 - 12 month opportunity for an exceptional C++ Software Engineer to work on the next entry of software for a number of upcoming space missions. This is your opportunity to be part of something big!

We are looking for contractors who can demonstrate Demonstrable experience of developing C and C++ applications running under Microsoft Windows and linux. The role is locate in Surrey and is near enough to London.

As a member of the Software Team you will be developing ground-based satellite mission software in areas such as:

  • Mission Control applications
  • Spacecraft Software
  • Supersonic Space flight simulation technology

Knowledge & Skills Essential

  • Excellent C and Modern C++ on Windows and Linux
  • GUI development in C++
  • Thorough understanding of object-oriented design
  • Experience with networking protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP
  • Experience of full software life cycle from requirements capture through to design, implementation and all levels of testing
  • MS Visual Studio 2010


  • MFC
  • wxWidget
  • CLI
  • UML
  • Java
  • GIT or other version control systems
  • Eclipse
  • Experience of the space sector

Ideally you'll have a good Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computing or similar subject.

Full spec available - Please send CV ASAP.

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