Open Cosmos is revolutionising the way space technology is used and is at the forefront of the emerging new space industry. Our mission is to make space accessible to anyone, to help solve the world's biggest challenges. We do this by providing simple and affordable space missions, using nanosatellite technology, providing end to end space missions for customers around the world (private and institutional). We work with some of the biggest names in the industry, including the European Space Agency (ESA), but also with small and innovative high-tech companies, together with developing the space technology and applications of the future.
Based at one of the world’s leading space campuses in Harwell, Oxfordshire, we are a young and ambitious team with the drive to define a greater future for this planet and the people living on it; therefore, when our minds come together to fulfill our mission to democratise the space we are happy to be part of something that is more than the best of each of ourselves.
Description of the Position
You will be joining the Open Cosmos Programmes software development team and you will be responsible for designing, implementing, testing and delivering several of the software modules of one of our core products: beeApp.
Tasks and responsibilities
Participate in the software architecture design
Lead the design and implementation of front end modules
Lead the design and implementation of back end modules
Integration of development operation tools
Support the Customer Success Team to improve the user experience
Input to the technical roadmap
Attitude and experience
Experience in data bases
Experience in front end development
Experience in implementing back end algorithms
Experience in integrating development operations & developer experience tools
Quick to learn and coach others
Front end skills in React and other frameworks like ES2017, HTML5 or CSS4
Back end skills in SQL, Java, C++ or C# will be highly valued
Knowledge in tools such as Kubernetes, GitLab CI/CD, Terraform, Unix Command Line, Bash scripting, build systems or Testing frameworks
You will enjoy
Working with a team of people to build the future of a new space industry
Working at one of the world’s leading space campuses
25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
Attractive Pension Scheme & Immediate enrolment
Transport Allowance – extra pocket money to support our best talent working together
Healthy snacks and pick’n’mix sweets at the office
Social clubs organised by the team – so far we’ve got Run Club, Paella Club, ice-skating Club and Thirsty Club – suggest something new?
Annual Company Retreat
Remote working as per company policy
Working from home as per company policy
Annual Salary Review
How to apply
Visit the career section of our website here: https://opencosmos.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=17
Please include your CV, Cover Letter (max ½ page) and any relevant links to your work. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
Open Cosmos in the media
Our Website - https://open-cosmos.com/media/
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Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/company/open-cosmos/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/open_cosmos