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Ground System Backend Engineer

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Recruit Information

Contract type
Permanent employee
Number of new hire
Job description
Develop ground segment service and software, and its backend layer from entire mission perspective which covers the satellite constellation and data product.
[Technical details]
・Develop Mission Control System to communicate constellation satellites
・Develop SAR Data Product Management system
・Develop Web application for users
・R&D for Mission Automation
Required skills and qualifications
■Required Skills and Qualifications
・Has experience with Web application and Web API (JSON/REST) development
・Has network skills such as TCP/IP and HTTP.
・Has experience with development of RDBMS
・Has programming skills in C#/Go/Rust
・Has good communication skills in English and Japanese
・Has experience with development using AWS (EC2/S3/ECS/RDS/SQS etc)
Application documents
Background for recruitment
iQPS has successfully developed the small radar satellite QPS-SAR, which provides SAR image with the world’s best class resolution and image quality even at night and/or in bad weather. iQPS aims to establish 36 QPS-SAR satellite constellation which enables to observe almost anywhere in the world at average intervals of 10 minutes. Most recently, QPS-SAR-5 "TSUKUYOMI-I" was launched on December 15, 2023, and we are currently operating 2 commercial satellites and has started data sales business.
In addition, we are planning to expand our factory to mass produce satellites and will accelerate the construction of the satellite constellation by setting up a system to increase production from the current 4 to 10 per year in fiscal 2024.
We are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Growth Market on December 6, 2023, and as we aim to further expand our business, we are looking for a person for R&D ground segment software development.
We look forward to hearing from you who are interested in creating new value for the world by applying your skills and experience in the field of Space development for the project of building a constellation of small SAR satellites.
Fukuoka city
・4,000,000 JPY~7,000,000 JPY
・Including fixed overtime (40 hours/month)
■No bonus
・125 leaves in year (2 days off per week: Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)
・Annual Paid leaves
・Special leave for weddings and funerals
Company welfare
・Health insurance
・Welfare annuity insurance
・Employment insurance
・Workmen's compensation insurance
・Commuting allowance (subject to company rule; maximum 30,000 JPY/month)
・No retirement benefits
Working hours
■Super flextime system
・General rule 8 hours per day