Advanced Data Systems Engineer [J 3091]



A software engineer with experience working in a scientific systems engineering context and knowledge of emerging data exploitation techniques (e.g. AI / Big Data / Data Mining)


To contribute to software engineering projects and technical bid work for new space-related software systems. To respond to, and meet the needs of technically expert customers.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Software Engineering / development within a team
  • Contribution to technical bid authoring
  • Exploitation of emerging data technologies (E.g. data mining; artificial intelligence techniques; “Big Data” systems)
  • Support to full software system lifecycle, as needs arise

 Qualifications / Experience                  

  • Relevant post-graduate degree in computer science or relevant technical subject
  • Experience applying non-traditional data technologies to solve real-world problems
  • Experience in implementing systems to handle large data volumes / with high performance computing (HPC) requirements

Essential Skills

  • Fluent in English (Reading / Writing / Speaking)
  • Able to work directly with external customers, including technical presentations as needed
  • Ability to contribute to software architecture definition, in response to customer technical requirements
  • Software development skills relevant to data processing and analysis
  • Database management
  • Java development

 Desirable Skills

  • General knowledge of satellite systems
  • Parallel processing techniques
  • High Performance Computing techniques
  • AI techniques (e.g. for image analysis or natural language user interfaces)
  • Python experience


  • Self-motivated and creative individual, actively seeking opportunities for the business
  • Positive, “can-do” approach
  • Willingness to adapt role to meet current needs
  • Encouraging and supportive of team co-workers                                  

Further Details

All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Location of the position is  Luton


Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including holiday, life assurance and a contributory pension scheme are offered to the successful candidate


In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

To apply with CV in WORD format

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