Embedded Software Engineer

Job Description

The Software Team is responsible for architecting, developing and verifying embedded software (or firmware) for communication products. The Software Team works closely with electrical engineers, system engineers, QA and customers across the company to deliver high quality products on a rapid development schedule. As a member of the Software Team, you will contribute to fascinating international satellite projects.

After an extensive period of training-on-the-job your tasks will be:

  • Contribute to the software requirements and test strategy definitions
  • Deliver highly reliable embedded software for Antwerp Space designed hardware
  • Work with engineers across the department to develop new products, from prototype through production and flight
  • Take ownership of your mission-critical embedded software products, including verification, testing and writing documentation
  • Follow the Antwerp Space flight software development process and write great embedded software for space applications

Job Qualifications

  • BSc or MSc degree Electronics and Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • 2y+ experience writing embedded software in C and/or C++ , preferable for the Atmel AVR and ARM Cortex family or a similar microarchitecture
  • 2y+ experience writing embedded Linux based software (for ground products only)
  • Principle understanding of electronics (RF, digital, analog)

Job Experience

  • Working knowledge of hardware level software development, including use of timers, interrupts, hardware peripherals such as SPI controllers and ADCs, bootloaders and debug tools
  • Experience programming and testing high reliability, safety critical, and fault tolerant systems
  • Hardware debug experience, including familiarity with tools such as the oscilloscope, logic analyzer, protocol analyzer (SPI, CAN, Ethernet or similar)
  • Familiar with common electronic building blocks and comfortable reading circuit design schematics
  • Strong understanding of operating system fundamentals, including schedulers, network stack, file system, memory management
  • Experience with Linux based embedded system (for non-critical ground products)
  • Experience with LabVIEW and/or Python for automated test setups
  • Experience with defensive programming, continuous testing and similar high-reliability software development strategies, MISRA coding guidelines, Radiation effects

Job Competences

  • Open-minded towards new ideas and willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic for the space adventure
  • Way of working is characterized by great care and exactitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Occasional business trips mean a welcome change from your daily work

Job Offer

We offer you an attractive salary, with all fringe benefits in a high-tech environment.


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