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

Terran Orbital Corporation

Terran Orbital Corporation

Software Engineering
Metropolitan City of Turin, Italy
Posted on Friday, June 14, 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 Flight Software Engineer - protected categories (L. 68/99), who, reporting to the VP Software, 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 simulation, flight replica, flight, and hardware-in-the-loop environments
  • Work with multiple engineering teams to establish software requirements and design
  • Work with various engineering teams to commission 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, CPE, EE or equivalent field required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Maximum 5 years of experience developing C++ applications for embedded, high-performance, or critical systems
  • 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 using A.R.M. and Texas Instruments platforms for embedded systems
  • Experience with Linux and GNU tools such as make, G.C.C., and debuggers such as G.D.B.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as bash and Python
  • Experience within the aerospace industry

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].