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Ground Software Engineer - protected categories (L.68/99)

Terran Orbital Corporation

Terran Orbital Corporation

Software Engineering
Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Posted on Monday, April 8, 2024


Be more than just an employee number! Join Terran Orbital, a leader in innovation, manufacturing, and operations in the satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast-growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

We are seeking a motivated Ground Software Engineer - protected categories (L.68/99). Reporting to the VP Software, the Ground Software Engineer - protected categories (L.68/99) will join a collaborative team to develop innovative nano-satellite vehicle solutions for multiple projects.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain simple, reliable, and fault-tolerant software
  • Write comprehensive unit and regression tests in existing frameworks
  • Integrate and test software in wide and interlaced ground segment environments
  • Work with multiple engineering teams to establish software requirements and design
  • Work with various engineering teams to support the commissioning of newly launched satellites

NOTE: Vacancy is expected to be filled in no more than 30 calendar days from the completion of the hiring process.


  • Belonging to protected categories (L.68/99) is mandatory
  • Bachelor’s Degree in CE, CS or equivalent field required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Maximum 5 years of experience developing Python or other high level language (Java, C#) applications for distributed systems
  • Good knowledge of Linux Operating System principles
  • Knowledge of networking and distributed systems principles (ISO/OSI stack, web concepts, etc.)
  • Knowledge of relational and not-relational database principles.
  • Highly motivated, self-starting, and able to perform duties autonomously without supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in Italian and in English
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with others member of team towards a common goal
  • Positive and proactive person and to be abile manage stress and deadlines
  • Problem solver, able to analyze situations and find practical solutions

Desired Skills

  • Hands-on experience in developing web back-end applications in Python and the most common web frameworks (Django, Flask)
  • Hands-on experience in developing web front-end applications with modern Javascript frameworks (Angular, React, Vue)
  • Experience with modern relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and non-relational databases (MongoDB, Timescale, Influx DB)

Salary and benefits are EU market competitive and include Welfare, Benefits, Private Insurance, Flexible working Hours.

About Tyvak International
Tyvak is one of the most experienced small satellite groups in the industry with unique experience and capabilities in the development of nanosatellite missions and advanced technologies. www.tyvak.eu

The main company office is located in Torino, Italy.

Work Environment
The job operates in a professional office environment but in a manufacturing company. This job routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and scanners.
If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].