Junior Software Engineer


Direct Entry Job Permanent Harwell, Oxford, UK

Uploaded 6 May 2020

Job Description

Deimos Space is selecting enthusiastic and proactive engineers to integrate Data Systems division, in Harwell (Oxford) UK.

The candidates shall design and implement C++ software processing algorithms for scientific data acquired by optical instruments onboard an Earth Observation satellite. These will be used in the ground processor to generate L1 and L2 products.

Person Specification


  • Programming languages: Some experience of using C/C++.  Experienced Java developers will also be considered and retrained in C++.


  • Java, MATLAB and web service experience is useful.
  • Software engineering methods and techniques.
  • A good understanding of maths/physics is helpful.
  • Experience in developing or using computer simulations of real-world systems, or in analysis of data.
  • Knowledge of image processing techniques should be considered an asset