Spacecraft Modelling and Simulation Software Engineer

Datasource Computer Employment Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role: Spacecraft Modelling and Simulation Software Engineer Location: Bristol Type: Permanent Salary/Rate: Excellent Salary! Start Date: ASAP Spacecraft Modelling and Simulation Software Engineer -Permanent - Bristol - Excellent Salary! Our client is experiencing a high degree of growth and diversifying of their products and capabilities. Therefore the client is seeking an ambitious software engineer with experience within the modelling & simulation field to join their team. Working for our client is always both challenging and rewarding. Their staff are enthusiastic, self-starters who thrive in a dynamic environment. The successful candidate should be able to work to deadlines, have good inter-personal skills and be flexible as regards moving from project to project and in assimilating new technologies. Potential is quickly recognised and rewarded appropriately, and the experience the successful candidate will gain through working in diverse market sectors and on a variety of projects that are second to none. Key Responsibilities: - High-fidelity spacecraft functional engineering simulators are used to: - Perform system sizing and trade-offs. - Perform mission analysis and feasibility. - Validate guidance. - Navigation and control strategies. - Test the on-board control algorithms for robustness and performance. - The product is being used to support guidance, navigation and control analysis, design and verification for missions into space. - Our client has a vacancy for an ambitious junior engineer seeking rapid development within the modelling & simulation field. - The candidate shall detail the level of their expertise and experience in spacecraft systems engineering in the cover letter accompanying their application. Essential Skills: - 1st Class or 2:1 degree in Mathematics/Physics/Space Engineering. - Knowledge of spacecraft systems, flight dynamics and spacecraft control system dynamics. - Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink and C. - Experience of full software lifecycle from requirements to delivery. - Fluency in English, both spoken and written. - Eligibility to work and live in the UK and Germany. - Flexibility for travel and short term relocation to Germany, Holland or elsewhere in Europe, when needed. Desirable Requirements: - Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and design tools, such as UML, C++ or Java. - Knowledge of Fortran. - Knowledge of Linux systems specifically SLES 11. - Experience of real-time simulation. - Experience of the AOCS in spacecraft. Personal Attributes: - Ability to integrate easily into the existing team, both technically and socially. - Ability to interpret and write Technical Documentation. Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you! (c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2017.
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