Flight Computer Programmer (f/m/d) (C++)

We are looking for an exceptionally motivated flight computer programmer (f/m/d) to join our specialprojects rocketry team. This is a rare opportunity allowing you to be involved in demanding prototyping efforts that are supported by major, time-and-cost-critical test campaigns allowing us to close short-iteration development cycles at fast pace. You will work in a dedicated, dynamic and international environment that aims for excellence by creating high-performance engineering solutions while keeping prototyping and production costs at an absolute minimum.

Your responsibilities & tasks​

  • Develop C++ code for flight computer and telemetry systems
  • Create optimized code for rocket control system algorithms on a real-time Linux platform
  • Generate high-performance telemetry code for data handling, compression, storage and error correction
  • Create tools for analysis, testing and code verification
  • Develop drivers for integrating peripheral systems through various interfaces
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team to solve large complex issues
  • Create relevant documentation when required

Your qualifications​

  • A degree in Electrical or Computer engineering or related discipline
  • A demonstrated ability to create a clean, efficient and reusable C++ code
  • Experience with a scripting language (Python preferred)
  • Work experience with unit testing, test-driven development, and continuous integration
  • Deep knowledge of the network stack, networking and the OSI model down to the physical layer
  • Good knowledge of real-time operating systems and sockets
  • Experience with Control systems (controllers, filters, observers, state estimators)
  • Understanding of the configurability and capabilities of the Linux kernel
  • Experience with Simulink auto-coding is considered advantageous
  • Fluent oral and written English skills (all day-to-day activities are performed in English)
  • The ability to work independently and within a team, to learn quickly and to solve problems independently
  • Inquisitiveness and strong lateral thinking skills

If you would like to become a valuable member of our company, we look forward to receiving your complete application to the following email address as pdf-document:



Rocket Factory Augsburg AG

Human Resources – Simone Gratz

Am Technologiezentrum 5

86159 Augsburg