GNSS ENGINEER FOR NAVCAST

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.

YOUR MISSION:

  • Support the definition and implementation of NAVCAST Operations Procedures
  • Support NAVCAST software and hardware upgrades and service evolution
  • Support and/or lead NAVCAST test and validation campaigns
  • Ensure the implementation of NAVCAST improvements and service stability enhancements
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on NAVCAST system and service performance
  • Operate NAVCAST hardware and software

YOUR QUALIFICATION:

  • Strong background in GNSS Navigation
  • Profound knowledge of orbit determination, time transfer and precise point positioning (PPP)
  • Ability to become an expert for the core processing engines for GNSS orbit and clock determination
  • Significant experience with Linux environments (hardware and software installations, shell scripting, network design, software debugging)
  • Knowledge of C/C++, Fortran, Perl
  • Experienced with GNSS system monitoring and the generation of GNSS performance reports
  • Ability to also work independently
  • Problem solving skills to diagnose and troubleshoot anomalies and trigger the correct mitigation actions
  • Ability to point out improvements for software and operational procedures
  • Familiarity with GNSS and PPP performance analysis would be an asset
  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or in an equivalent field
  • At least 2 years of experience in GNSS Navigation and familiarity of basic orbit and clock determination concepts
  • Fluent in English, German would be an asset.

OUR OFFER:

  • Collaboration in the European lighthouse project Galileo
  • Trusting and appreciative cooperation in an international environment
  • International team spirit
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Additional days off on 24.12., 31.12. and Shrove Tuesday
  • Work-Life-Balance e.g. through flexible working time models and mobile office options
  • Child care for children from 1 to 3 years
  • Varied personnel development program
  • Individual career options (for example through secondments to partner agencies / enterprises abroad)
  • Employer-financed retirement plan
  • Attractive location with a high recreational value in the five-lakes region near Munich
  • And much more …
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