Spacecraft Operations Engineer

Company Details

DLR GfR mbH is a company providing reliable, safe and secure aerospace services. We operate and manage the constellation of Galileo satellites in the Galileo Control Center Oberpfaffenhofen on behalf of the European Commission. Our company headquarters is located in an area widely known as a holiday destination - the five-lakes region in Upper Bavaria near Munich. At the space industry location in Oberpfaffenhofen, our around 170 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation for the future. Become a part of us!

Inside of our Operations Department we offer the following career option:

Spacecraft Operations Engineer

Your Mission:

As a core team member of the Galileo Service Operator (GSOp), DLR GfR mbH operates and manages the constellation of Galileo satellites from the Galileo Control Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany (GCC-D).

As a Spacecraft Operations Engineer you will be responsible for the performance of tasks in the Galileo shift operation team and will assume the following duties:

  • Implementation of tasks in Galileo operations
  • Planning and implementation of test procedures
  • Providing service in compliance with Key Performance Indicators
  • Performance and trend analysis
  • Error analysis and error-handling procedures
  • Analysis, development and production of operating procedures
  • Production of training documents
  • Support of the control center in Fucino, Italy

Your Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent (preferred in aerospace engineering or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of satellite navigation
  • Good level of spoken and written English
  • Willingness to work in shifts
  • Willigness to work oncall
  • Advantage: Experience in satellite operations

Tagged as: Galileo, satellite operations, satellite navigation

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