Spacecraft Operations Engineer

Company Details

DLR GfR mbH offers reliable and secure services in the aerospace sector. On behalf of the European Commission, we operate and monitor the Galileo satellite constellation in the Galileo control center in Oberpfaffenhofen.

DLR GfR mbH offers reliable and secure services in the aerospace sector. On behalf of the European Commission, we operate and monitor the Galileo satellite constellation in the Galileo control center in Oberpfaffenhofen. In addition, we are Air Navigation Service Providers and develop highly accurate and vendor-independent services for communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS) based on our aerospace expertise.

Our company headquarters is located where others go on holiday – in the Upper Bavarian region of Fünfseenland near Munich. At the space location Oberpfaffenhofen, our approximately 170 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation of the future. Become a part of us!

As part of the Galileo project within our operations department, we offer you the following career option:

Spacecraft Operations Engineer (w / m / d)

Your mission:

The main task of DLR GfR mbH is to operate the Galileo control center in Oberpfaffenhofen. For the execution of tasks in the Galileo constellation operation as well as the operation of the ground systems we are looking for Spacecraft Operations engineers (w / m / d).

Your tasks are:

  • Development of operating concepts and procedures
  • Planning and execution of test procedures
  • Service provision based on key performance indicators
  • Performing tasks in the Galileo operation
  • Performance and trend analysis
  • Error analysis and rectification
  • Creation of training documents
  • Support of the Back Up Control Center in Italy

Your qualification:

  • Completed academic studies in natural sciences or engineering (preferably aerospace engineering or equivalent) at the master’s level or equivalent
  • Knowledge of satellite navigation
  • Willingness to work in shifts (eg 24/7)
  • Willingness to be on call
  • Good knowledge of English spoken and written
  • Experience in satellite operation is an advantage

Collaboration in the European flagship project Galileo + trusting and appreciative cooperation in an international environment + diverse staff development program + employer-funded pension plan + attractive location with high recreational value in the Fünfseenland near Munich uvm

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