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EGSE Software Engineering

Job Introduction

Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. We have over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector: Since the creation of the European Space Agency (ESA), our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions. 

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We are proactively looking for an EGSE Software Engineering, based in ESTEC, Noordwijk (Netherlands).

Role Responsibility

The right candidate will be responsible of:

  • Integrating industrial elements in the EGSE reference facility and verifying their functioning in end to end scenarios
  • Developing and performing end to end verification and validation tests (including e.g. populating EGSE reference facility database, developing test procedures).
  • Identifying, isolating and fixing EGSE reference facility software problems
  • Maintaining an EGSE software library/configuration management/lab website
  • Providing technical support to projects on specific issues related to EGSEs and their utilisation (including solving problems).
  • Evaluate needs and generate requirements for enhancements.

  • Maintaining the SCOS based EGSE reference facility by isolating and recovering of Software Problems Reports.

  • Maintaining the existing test suits in line with solved problems and newly integrated systems.

  • Providing supports in the utilisation of the EGSE reference facility including configuring it for specific needs, supporting the integration of external systems.

  • Ensuring the capability of the EGSE software to be demonstrated to potential users, including developing demonstration scenarios. Additional services include support to specific projects. They will be specified as required.

Successful Candidate

The ideal candidate should have:

•Relevant experience of SCOS 2000 software preferably in an EGSE context.

•A Master degree or equivalent qualification in in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline;

• Knowledge of modern software engineering practices and standards applied to real-time systems

• Software practical experience, real-time software, Object Oriented design methods, databases, compilers, UML, XML, Corba , Linux, Windows and programming languages such as  C, C++, Tcl/Tk, Java.






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Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

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