Senior Software Engineer (17-2-054)

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Engineering Team in our offices in Darmstadt, Germany.
Solenix is an independent and international company providing engineering and consulting services in the space market. Among our customers are space agencies like ESA and EUMETSAT.

We are specialized in distributed systems and client applications, using modern technologies with a focus on high performing, robust and light solutions. Our Engineering Team is a group of motivated, dynamic and creative people who enjoy high-quality work, as well as a relaxed and flexible work atmosphere.

If you are passionate about software technologies and you want a very versatile role, we are looking for you!
You will be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle in current and future projects, you will support our business development activities using your technical expertise, and will contribute to the definition and evolution of our software products.

As Technical Lead, you will be the technical authority in projects and have the responsibility for planning, work breakdown, task assignment and monitoring.

This role has a lot of potential for career development, including growing involvement and responsibility in the company activities.

Required Skills and Experience

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 4 years experience in software engineering in all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Prior experience in a technical leadership role.
  • Strong vision for technology focusing on the design of innovative solutions.
  • Pro-active attitude with initiative and interest in challenging solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills in an international environment.
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written particularly in technical documentation.

Knowledge and practical experience in the following technologies is required:

  • Java, JSF, Spring.
  • Javascript frameworks e.g. jQuery, AngularJS.
  • HTML5, XML technologies, CSS.
  • DBMS e.g. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MongoDB.

Desirable Skills and Experience

Experience in the following areas would be highly desirable:

  • User interface design.
  • Continuous integration environments and source control management systems and their respective tools.
  • Developing in Linux/Unix environments.
  • Python and shell scripting.

Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany


Start of Work: July 2017

Application Deadline: 31 May 2017

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit in Germany.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to before the application deadline 31 May 2017.