Spacebel S.A. - HR Business Partner

Hoeilaart, Belgique

Spacebel S.A.

Spacebel S.A.

Have you always had your head in the stars? Intrigued by what happens beyond our stratosphere? ✨ Then your curiosity may soon be satisfied!

SPACEBEL is a Belgian Space systems and software engineering company, serving Space agencies, major aerospace companies, EU institutions and the commercial market.

SPACEBEL provides 2 great types of solutions:

Space systems: mission and control centres, on-board software, satellite platform and payload simulators 🛰️
Space data access & applications: geospatial decision support solutions and Earth observation services for the environment, natural resources and land management 🌍
The company has grown in the space market to become a recognized provider of innovative IT solutions and related IT services. Their solutions have been used in no less than 50 space missions aimed at a better understanding of the Universe and our planet Earth.

How was this important contribution made possible? Thanks to their 120 employees’ passion, commitment and talents. Every new project is a challenge that federates teams around the same objective.

For its Mission & Control Business Unit located in Hoeilaart, SPACEBEL is looking for a Software Engineer(Technical Leader Full Stack).
Job Responsibilities : As a Software Engineer, you handle the development of solutions that ensure the communication between the satellites and the control centers.

In collaboration with your colleagues, you oversee development and improvement projects from A to Z:

Definition and analysis of the customers’ needs and requirements to find the perfect solution(s)
Architecture building and detailed design
Development of the application components (front-end & back-end) using the most recent technologies (Java, Angular, Spring Boot, docker, Kubernetes, …)
Validation of the software components and acceptance with the client
Deploymentof the solution at space agencies or customer premises.
All this, following the Agile methodology that allows to work in sync with other team members, share knowledge and make suggestions. Throughout the project, you also have the opportunity to interact with space agencies and sub-contractors.

The team

You join a department of 10 people, deeply passionate about the technologies developed and the space sector. It is this interest in the unknown and the participation in a project bigger than oneself that drives each person to give the best of themselves.

Your manager is Catherine Praile. Passionate about her work, she invests a lot and expects the same enthusiasm from her new colleague. She gives a lot of autonomy and values the taking of initiative and responsibility. If you are dynamic, with the desire to bring a wind of freshness, she is waiting for you!
Basic Qualifications : As a Software Engineer, you have:
Master's degree preferred (or a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 5 years of experience), ideally in one of the following fields: computer sciences, engineering or equivalent with a strong affinity for IT
A first experience as software engineer or developer
A solid expertise in front-end and back-end development (Java and Python programming language)
A solid knowledge of technical English
An interest for the space sector 👩‍🚀

 And beyond the IT aspect, you are also:

Creative in the way you solve problems and solutions-oriented
A team player and a good communicator
Eager to learn and grow your skill levels
Rigorous and concerned by the quality of the output delivered
A leader, with the ability to manage both the technical and human priorities
Why Your Company? : In exchange for your stellar potential, SPACEBEL offers you:

A permanent contract in a stimulating environment
An attractive and complete compensation package in line with your profile and experience
The possibility to work from home 2 days/week
An opportunity to challenge yourself in exciting projects using the latest technology
A collaborative company culture based on a rather flat hierarchy and with open-spaces that allow for a fluid exchange of information between the departments
Informal moments together (restaurants, sport challenges, events, …)
The possibility to specialize in the space field, thanks to on-demand training
Additionnal Informations : The recruitment process

Do you want to reach into space with SPACEBEL?
🚀 Take the plunge: apply via the button below !

What are the next steps?

Sarah, HR Manager, calls you for a first discussion
You have an interview with Catherine Praile through Teams or on site
You have a second interview with the Director, Thierry Du Pré-Werson (The final countdown!)
It’s a fit between you and SPACEBEL? May your space adventure begin! 🪐
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Sarah Jenne