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Our mission is supported by an ambitious vertically integrated approach: design & manufacture of small satellites combined with development of earth observation services.

Since its creation in 2018, the company has already grown substantially. Our team gathers more than 25 engineering expertise, from hardware design to software development & data science.

In 2024, Aerospacelab counts offices in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), Toulouse (France), Lausanne (Switzerland) and US West Coast with more than 200 full-time employees, with the ambition to position itself as the European leader in small satellites.

Role Overview

As a satellite manufacturer and operator, Aerospacelab develops a range of software products that support the lifecycle of satellites missions: operation of in-orbit satellites, planning of ongoing and future missions, collection and processing of data, intelligence extraction … you name it ! To support those activities, we are looking for passionate and talented developer with a user-centric mindset. 

As a fullstack developer, you will join an agile development squad that works on one of the cutting-edge solutions that compose our “Software-as-a-Service” ecosystem. Within this team, you will contribute to the design, implementation and testing of web-based software components.  

At Aerospacelab, our motto is work hard, play hard. With strive to innovate, in a fun and inclusive work environment. We work in short cycles – no waiting for years before seeing code go live & get valuable feedback. Expect an exciting job, where you will learn constantly and contribute to building state-of-the-art software, that will play a crucial role in earth observation missions. 

Our software missions 

  • Communicate with and control in-orbit satellites. 
  • Plan ongoing and future satellite missions (e.g. plan when/where to acquire images). 
  • Collect and process data from instruments (e.g. calibrate images). 
  • Extract information from collected data (e.g. compute land cover from images). 

Our tech stack 

  • Backend – Python: FastAPI, Pydantic, SQLAlchemy. 
  • Backend – Java: Quarkus, Hibernate. 
  • Frontend: Nuxt.js (Vue.js), TailwindCSS. 
  • Database: PostgreSQL, S3. 
  • CI/CD: Gitlab, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm. 

Key activities 

  • Design, develop and test software products. 
  • Write technical documentation & test procedures. 

As a senior member, you will also: 

  • Mentor junior colleagues. 
  • Perform code review. 
  • Participate in the architecture design. 
  • Configure CI/CD pipeline. 

Depending on your squad, you may also be asked to: 

  • Be part of the “on-call team” that supports operation during critical phases. 

Nice to have

  • Work experience with (part of) our technology stack. 
  • Work experience in frontend design and development. 
  • Work experience in the Space sector. 
  • Familiar with image processing.

Must have

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD’s degree in computer engineering or equivalent. 
  • Professional knowledge in Java and/or Python. 
  • Professional knowledge of database systems, such as MySQL or PostgreSQL. 
  • Familiar with code versioning tools, such as Git and GitHub. 
  • Proficient in English. 
  • Be eligible to work from one of our office locations (Belgium / Switzerland / France).

joining us

  • Build your own career path 
  • Direct impact on the growth trajectory of the company 
  • Flat hierarchy 
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Flexible ways of working 
  • Salary package consistent with your experience
  • Department


  • Office


  • Contract type

    Full Time

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What we offer

Build your own career path

Direct impact on the growth of the company

Flat hierarchy

Fast-paced environment

Flexible ways of working

Salary package consistent with your experience