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Experienced Java Software Engineer - Space Unit



Software Engineering
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, November 25, 2023

Position Description:

If you're a Java Software Engineer ready for a challenging yet rewarding mission in the world of Galileo infrastructure, this is your opportunity. Join us and help steer the future of navigation with your expertise! Your code will guide us through the stars, and your talent will make the difference. Apply now and let's embark on this extraordinary journey together.

Your role in our team
You'll be working on a Mission Critical System within the Galileo infrastructure, where complexity meets the challenge of operational excellence and near 100% availability. Your role is vital for enhancing the security and data protection of this navigation mission. Your key responsibilities are:

• You'll be at the forefront of software development, tackling component and element requirements. This includes everything from in-depth investigation to proposing innovative solutions, implementing them, and rigorously reviewing code.
• Your work directly contributes to the security and data protection of this critical navigation mission. Your code ensures the safety of critical
• Your meticulous eye will also extend to reviewing the required documentation, ensuring that all aspects of the project are well-documented and understood.
• Be ready to embark on a journey across Europe, as your expertise may be needed at client sites and other CGI offices. Your commitment to excellence knows no boundaries.

How you strengthen our team
You're not just joining a team; you're becoming a driving force behind our quest for excellence in the world of space systems. Your expertise will shape the future, your energy will ignite innovation, and your attention to detail will ensure we reach new heights. If you're ready to bring your exceptional skills and passion to the forefront of space technology, we want you on board. Join us in this exciting journey, and let's reach for the stars together!
Our ideal candidate is a force to be reckoned with, someone who brings a unique blend of qualities and expertise that truly elevates our team. Here's how you'll make an impact:
• You're not just well-organized; you're a dynamo of energy. Your meticulous attention to detail ensures that no task goes unnoticed.
• Your analytical abilities are top-notch. You have the knack for diving deep into complex problems and finding elegant solutions. You're a quick learner who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
• Your educational background is solid, with a focus on Information Technology or a related field. Alternatively, you have a wealth of hands-on experience that demonstrates an equivalent working level.
• You come to the table with 3-5 years of experience as a Java Developer. Your expertise in object-oriented programming, particularly in Java, sets you apart.
• If you have experience with GSWS standards or their equivalents, it's a definite advantage. It shows you're ready to hit the ground running.
• You possess a fervent passion for software development within highly complex space systems. You're not content with the status quo; you're driven to explore, investigate, and innovate.
Please note that holding an EU passport is mandatory for obtaining an EU Personal Security Clearance at the CONFIDENTIAL level, which is a part of our selection process.

Why CGI?
CGI is one of the world's largest IT consultancy firms. Our people keep the Netherlands running. Government agencies, banks, (aero-) space, infrastructure organizations and energy and manufacturing companies are clients of CGI. We work on interesting projects that touch the daily lives of millions of people. We are present regionally, augmented with global domain knowledge, our ecosystem, and colleagues spread all over the world. We are proud of the impactful projects that we, together with our colleagues, make a success.

At CGI, we place great value on diversity and inclusion, as this not only promotes collaboration but often leads to better results. We look forward to your contribution to our team!

• Work in small self-managing teams consisting of experts in your field
• Take control of your own career with the space to continue developing yourself
• You work with the latest technologies
• An excellent salary and attractive secondary employment conditions
• Immediate permanent contract
• Part-time possibilities
• And the opportunity to become a CGI shareholder

Join our team of experts and apply now!
We will contact you as soon as possible. Questions about the position? Ask them to Gert Mariën, Director Consulting Services via
For more information about the application procedure, please contact recruiter Chris Nikijuluw via + 31 6 204 51 105 or

We do not collaborate with external recruitment agencies. Therefore, unsolicited acquisition is not appreciated.

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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