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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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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