Date Posted
10 May 2022

Are you our new teammate for the antenna software team with a desire to develop the platform and applications that form all our steerable antenna products for communication via satellite? Do you want to contribute to the continuing development of our market-leading solutions where software plays an increasingly important role? Then come join us and have a voice on what we do and how we do it.


Let Cobham SATCOM be your next step as a Software Technical Lead.

Cobham SATCOM is a global tele-communication company where the main purpose of our technology is to keep people safe and connected in the remotest areas both at land and at sea. Big tech companies trust us to help them bring internet connectivity to remote communities, as we have what it takes to lead and deliver on the most ambitious communications projects. At Cobham SATCOM, our vision is to be the leader in remote connectivity, safeguarding and connecting people and ideas. This gives meaning to the work of our 500+ employees worldwide on an everyday basis. For passionate people looking for autonomy and exciting career opportunities, Cobham SATCOM truly has something special inside.


The Role:

The position as Software Technical Lead is a role in our antenna software team, which takes on the responsibility of leading and aligning the technical direction and ambition within a product. This is done in coordination with the vision outlined by the product owners and stakeholders and within the frame agreed with the software project manager. The tech lead is supervising the main software components and the internal infrastructure of the device, ensuring the overall software quality. This individual is a key person in technical bids and estimation, resolving technical disagreements, advising regarding technical debt, and refactoring of essential software modules and mentoring and developing the team in technical aspects. To be successful in that role, we also expect the technical lead to be an important contributor to the code base with hands-on programming and API design.

Reporting to the Software Manager, you will be based in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark.

As a Software Technical Lead, your qualifications should ideally be:

We think you currently pursue working in the following areas and have a lead aspiration:

  • Linux architecture, infrastructure, and best practices in an embedded domain
  • Application design and inter-process data flow
  • Requirement management, work break-down and estimation
  • Network and data communication
  • A holistic approach and system engineering and design flair

Your ideal background includes:

  • Master or BSc in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Network Technology or equivalent
  • Experience with software development principles (SOLID, design patterns, TDD/BDD etc.)
  • Object oriented design and programming in C/C++ and STL
  • Proficiency in agile development processes, test automation and continuous integration (CI)
  • Technically lead experience including leading remote outsourcing partners

We offer

Joining Cobham SATCOM means that you will be surrounded by peers that are experts in their field where you can learn from the best and gain relevant skills to adapt to this continuously changing world. Being part of Cobham SATCOM opens opportunities for you to gain both professional and personal development in our performance-oriented environment, where social interactions are highly valued. You will become a part of a diverse organization on a transformational journey, where no two days look the same, working in a culturally diverse organization where both performance and fun are key elements. You will become part of a company where you will work together with talented, helpful, and fun colleagues who value teamwork and integrity.

Beside a competitive salary package, we care about our employees and offer lunch canteen, social events, and societies (wine tasting, art club, Friday bar, music band), sport clubs (skiing, cycling, adventure race, badminton), paid fulltime health and accident insurance and well-equipped fitness room, but most importantly we care about you becoming one of us.


Please be advised that successful candidates must be willing to present a criminal record check and go through the mandatory security clearance prior to commencing employment with Cobham SATCOM.

Cobham SATCOM is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.


The Domain

Satellite antenna and terminal development provides the opportunity to engage with various technologies and concepts including network stacks, communication protocols, proprietary hardware interfaces and mechanical solutions, Linux applications and open-source packages, cyber security, real time operations and mathematical algorithms etc. We work in cross-functional software teams with a flavor of scrum, which we continuously work on improving. We benefit from our modern development pipeline of source control and configuration, automatic build and test systems, code review and project tracking based on tools like Git, Bitbucket, Docker, Jenkins, and Jira.

About Cobham SATCOM

At Cobham SATCOM, we create, develop, innovate, and share the responsibility to fulfil our potential – both on a company and individual basis. We believe our culture of being highly innovated, our ability to continuously adapt to change, our capability to plan disciplined in connection to the demands and to foster a fun and inspiring work environment empowers us to achieve our ambitions. Join us and be part of bringing our inspiring projects to life. When connection matters you can count on Cobham SATCOM. It will be an exciting and rewarding journey so if you are up for a challenge, we hope to hear from you.

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