SATELLITE OPERATIONS SOFTWARE ENGINEER - (US) - Leanspace
  • Engineering
  • US

Website leanspace_io Leanspace

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 space missions.

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 40+ members representing 20 nationalities is the driving force behind our success. Backed by top-tier investors and European institutions, we are on an ambitious journey to reshape the global space market.

Our headquarter is based in Strasbourg, France, a beautiful and vibrant city located at the heart of Europe, near Germany and Switzerland. We are expanding our business rapidly, and we need your expertise to further innovate our platform. We are now looking for top talent to fuel our US expansion.


Be Part of something Bigger

We are looking for a versatile satellite operations software engineer, with a real passion for building amazing space systems. The role offers you a unique opportunity to learn new things. You need to be comfortable expanding your horizon, gaining a broad technical and domain understanding.

You will work closely with our clients in engineering their ground segment solution based on the Leanspace software platform, and you will deploy the solution into their AWS environment. The focus is on software engineering of operational satellite control systems. In addition you will need a good understanding of satellite ground segments, and a basic knowledge of DevOps.

In your daily job you will be the direct interface with the client, but you will always have the Leanspace team supporting you in the background. You are the person on the ground, but with a lot of capability behind you.

The role is in the USA. A US citizenship or green card is required. In addition you will have the opportunity to come to Strasbourg, France for an extended period of time (months) to get integrated in the team and learn the Leanspace platform.





What We Are Looking For

Your experience matters:

  • Ground Segment Software Engineer with 3+ years of experience
  • US citizen or green card holder
  • Able to travel frequently (every few months) to France
  • Strong experience with at least one programming language, including Java, javascript, python, and familiarity with others
  • Experience with javascript and some exposure to React
  • AWS exposure

Extra awesome:

  • DevOps experience, in particular CI/CD experience
  • Ground segment solution architect experience
  • Client facing experience


Why You will Love Working With Us

Your work will shape the future space economy, and you’ll do that surrounded by a team of incredibly curious and passionate people.

We can promise:

  • 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 flexibility in working hours
  • Benefits as per industry standard
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