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Web Development Software Engineer for Spacecraft Software

Posted 19 January by Scisys Ended

Web Development Software Engineer for Spacecraft Software
Location: Bristol

The space industry is currently undergoing a revolution where the dropping costs of the access to space, mass manufacture and miniaturisation are creating new business models, system solutions and mission concepts. With our decision to productise our ground segment solution, called PLENITER, SCISYS has anticipated this trend correctly and now the time to market is pivotal. Further to this, SCISYS continues its success in winning new work from our institutional customers, such as the European Space Agency.

As part of its growth strategy the SCISYS Space Division is looking to recruit at least two web development software engineers to work on our PLENITER product, as well as other projects such as applications for the exploitation of Earth Observation data. The positions will be based at our Bristol office in the UK.

SCISYS delivers a wide range of software services, solutions and consultancy to our institutional and commercial clients around the world. Developing robust, real-world software is our core business, as well as providing support services that create a real benefit to our customers. Our solutions are frequently at the heart of our client's operations and therefore critical to their business. Delivering these solutions requires a partnership approach and mutual trust, which we pride ourselves on and promote amongst our workforce.

About The Company
Working for SCISYS offers technically challenging and rewarding work. Our staff are enthusiastic and self-starters who thrive in a dynamic environment. Potential in staff is quickly recognised and rewarded appropriately, and the experience you will gain through working in diverse market sectors and on a variety of projects is second to none.

About The Role
As a team member of the Ground Systems Group you will contribute to the development, maintenance and validation of our PLENITER product, in particular the MMIs and web front ends. You should be able to work to deadlines, have good inter-personal skills, be flexible and be able to assimilate new technologies.

Essential Skills:
• A degree in computer science, physics, mathematics or equivalent
• Strong experience in software development and software engineering
• HTML5 (Web Sockets)
• CSS3 (SASS/SCSS/alternative)
• JavaScript (ECMAScript 5), JSON
• SVG (Snap, Raphael or D3)
• Web Servers (REST)
• Development on Linux systems
• Production of technical documentation
• Fluency in spoken and written English
• A valid work permit for the UK and the willingness to obtain security clearance

Desirable Skills:
• Angular.JS 1+, Node.js,
• UI Design (wireframes, site maps, style guides)
• Awareness of:
• WCAG: Accessibility,
• OWASP: Web App Security
• XML/XSLT/XSD
• Typescript
• JavaScript-applicable:
• Design Patterns: Revealing Module, Closures, Promises
• Functional Programming: First-class functions, High-order functions, Immutability, Recursion

SCISYS offers a comprehensive range of benefits including pension, life assurance and private healthcare.

To continue your application, please click 'Apply' below and ensure you include a valid email address as you will be sent further instructions.

Required skills

  • 'Software Engineer'
  • 'Web Developer'
  • 'Web Development'
  • 'Software Engineering'

Reference: 34272891

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