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Software (GUI) Engineer

LOCATION - Tokyo, japan

This job is to create a graphical user interface (GUI) for the next-generation of spacecraft and planetary rovers for ispace, inc. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge base including an understanding of hardware and robotics and design of communication networks. The job includes all phases in design, from defining system architecture, to implementation of the GUI, to operation of the rover during simulated and real missions. Prior experience with high reliability designs (for example in aerospace, medical or automotive industries) is a must.


- Participate in product definition, specification and requirements phases

- Design, code, integrate, test, support and enhance software solutions for the GUI to control robotics

- Support integration of the GUI to all devices in the system including intermediate communication layers and embedded Linux systems running on the robotics hardware

- Develop and enforce coding standards that allow for automated and/or external auditing of software code

- Develop and support specifications for data transfer between spacecraft and rovers to and from the ground station

- Work with graphical designers and consult current research to optimize the GUI for safe human operation and efficient data transfer


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent

- 5+ years of experience designing and coding

- Proficient in high-level structured programming languages (e.g. C, C++)

- Experience with communication and networking protocols (I2C, SPI, RS-485, CAN, etc)