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Make Your Mark in the Space Industry!

At Leanspace, a pioneering European space company, we are not just building a software platform; we are crafting the future of space missions. With our groundbreaking cloud services, aerospace engineers are revolutionising the way we integrate, test and operate satellites. Our client base ranges from cutting-edge NewSpace ventures to established players, running space programs to monitor Earth, provide internet or IoT connectivity from space, bring satellites to orbit, remove space debris… and many other exciting use cases. 

Our team of 35+ members representing 17 nationalities is the driving force behind our success. Having raised €10m so far from top-tier investors and being backed by the French government and European institutions, we are on an ambitious journey to reshape the global space market.

We are expanding our business rapidly, and we need your expertise to further innovate our platform. Our team is based in Strasbourg, France, a beautiful and vibrant city that offers a rich culture, easy access to nature and a fast-growing startup scene. Strasbourg is a highly international city, host of the European institutions, and located at the heart of Europe, near Germany and Switzerland.

Be Part of something Bigger

As a Java cloud software engineer you will be part of a cross-functional squad, consisting of other engineers, DevOps, QA, and a product owner.  Your squad will be responsible for developing a set of our services. You will work closely with the Product Manager, providing your insights and ideas as part of the agile ceremonies that frame our 3-week sprints. You will together with the rest of the squad implement new features, focusing on the Java stack backend, making sure the APIs and underlying implementation is well designed and implemented. You will work with different kinds of databases and put a special attention to overall performance. In addition to developing new features you will help maintain and improve existing services already used in production by our clients. You will also be part of the QA chapter, exchanging lessons learned and developing ideas for cross squad QA improvements.

You will actively contribute to our startup mindset, where we value candid feedback, continuous learning, and efficient habits, and help your colleagues become their very best selves. They will do the same for you.

What We Are Looking For

Your experience matters:

  • 3+ years experience as a Java developer: Java 17, JVM, IntelliJ, Maven, and Nexus
  • Container development and management: Docker, ECS, and Kubernetes
  • Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Spring JPA, and Spring security
  • Databases Hibernate, and Flyway
  • REST-based microservice development and API design: Swagger, OpenAPI, and JWT
  • Solid Written and Spoken English
  • Living in, or willing to relocate to Strasbourg

Bonus points for:

  • Test automation frameworks, unit test and mocking frameworks
  • Other frontend frameworks: Angular, Vue, Bootstrap
  • Code management tools: git, jira, github
  • Ability to review code from other developers and understanding of quality code
  • Experience with AWS development, especially cloudformation, ECS, is an asset
  • Multiple database back-ends: i.e., mySQL, Postgresql, OpenSearch
  • Messaging and streaming systems: i.e., Apache Kafka, JMS, AWS SQS
  • Experience with Quarkus, Micronaut
  • Experience in reactive programming
  • Familiarity with other languages such as: javascript, nodejs, go, python, kotlin, scala
  • Big data technologies: i.e. noSQL, stream processing
  • Good understanding of how messaging and streams systems work
  • Exposure to the space sector and understanding of the challenges of space mission

Why You will Love Working With Us

  • Be part of a fast-growing startup and accelerate your career
  • Influence space exploration directly through your work on satellites, rockets, and lunar missions
  • Enjoy a family-friendly environment, flexibility in working hours, and the possibility to work remotely two days a week
  • Assistance with relocation and help with the visa process if needed
  • Private health insurance (Alan)
  • Meal vouchers (Swile)
  • Subsidies for commuting costs
  • Close-knit culture with many social activities and team events
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