Network Architect


Direct Entry Job Permanent Belval, Luxembourg

Uploaded 25 Jan 2022

Job Description

Orbitare is seeking a Network Architect with passion for Space for their office in Luxembourg. As part of the Spaceloop team, you will contribute to the development of Spaceloop, a next-generation personal satellite communication system. Spaceloop is a network of satellites, ground gateways, and the underlying protocols necessary to provide a link between remote users and internet-connected users.


  • Demonstrate initiative in advancing the technology of the company; vision to identify strategic opportunities; and the ability to initiate action to achieve success in strategic opportunities
  • Taking ownership of the design, implementation and testing of the MAC, network, and application layers, protocols, routing and housekeeping components of the Spaceloop communication system at functional block level
  • Managing the SDN programmer team in the implementation of each functional block and supporting them to meet their goals, being ready to step in and code when required
  • Maintaining the subsystem level specifications and corresponding verification process, supporting the CI/CD and SQA management of the software systems on ground and in space
  • Establishing and managing the interfaces with the adjacent subsystems
  • Taking the design decisions in coordination with all the engineering disciplines required to meet the network QoS requirement
  • Demonstrating the compatibility of the software with the intended space, ground, and user segments hardware by implementing and testing it first on prototypes, later on real hardware, on ground and in space
  • Documenting your work and contributing to the higher level documentation

How to apply?

Luis Muñoz, CEO of Orbitare, is looking forward to personally receiving your candidature at [email protected] Or feel free to reach him directly at +41 789 105 922.

Person Specification


  • Master’s degree in telecommunication engineering, computer science or related engineer field
  • Experience in design of large scale distributed communication systems
  • Good understanding of Delay Tolerant Networks and store-and-forward systems
  • Solid knowledge of database management
  • Knowledge of CI/CD and software testing
  • Knowledge of C/C++ and Python programming languages
  • Experience in Linux development
  • Experience on embedded systems is a plus

As successful candidate, your personal attitude will be aligned with the following:

  • A proactive and self-organized person delivering work on time and on quality
  • A team player who thrives to integrate on a team of highly skilled, experienced, and efficient teammates
  • A solution-oriented person who can comfortably manage uncertainty and sees opportunities in the risks