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!

In our group Cyber Security in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich we are now hiring for the following position:


Cyber Security Internal Auditor* (f/m/d)

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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 in Germany (GCC-D).

In the scope of the Galileo-Project you as a Cyber Security Internal Auditor* analyze security risks in accordance with the requirements of our Galileo client (EU GNSS Agency) and are in charge for the implementation of appropriate security measures.

Within the Cyber Security group of the DLR GfR you plan, implement and analyze internal and autonomous Cyber Security Audits in accordance with the external Partners and report results to the DLR GfR management and to external Partners. Your focus is to identify non-compliances of applicable requirements and to identify and to assess technical vulnerabilities.

In the context of the position, you will concretely take on the following tasks:

  • Identification of vulnerabilities and non-compliances of applicable requirements of the corresponding GSOP products and services
  • Evaluation of the level of compliance and performance of cyber security requirements
  • Assessment and reporting of the effectiveness and efficiency of the information security management system
  • Planning, execution and analysis of cyber security audits
  • Participation in and reporting to board meetings
  • Reporting to GfR CEO and to external Partners Evaluation of the implementation of security measures
  • Contribution to and improvement of the Security Awareness program
  • Providing advice and assessments related to cyber security vulnerabilities

Your Qualification:

  • University degree in a relevant field (Computer Science, Telecommunications Economics, Engineering, Physics) or equivalent
  • Strong working experience in relevant field
  • Technical knowledge of IT systems and security mechanisms, preferred within space or defense programs
  • Knowledge of audit standards (such as ISO 27007) and audit techniques. ISACA CISA certification or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the Galileo program and the Galileo security architecture
  • Strong team-work ethic and ability to supervise audit activities
  • Strong skills in prioritization and organization
  • Strong communicative skills to internal and external

Our Offer:

Collaboration in the European lighthouse project Galileo + trusting and appreciative cooperation in an international environment + international team spirit + 30 days annual leave + compatibility of career and family life e.g. through flexible working time models in the context of company requirements + Extra benefits such as awo lifebalance + a 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 much more ...


We have aroused your interest but you still have questions about the position? Then please contact us!
Contact person specialist department: Deputy Galileo Project Lead, Klaus Harraßer, Klaus.Harrasser@dlr-gfr.de
Contact person Human Resources: Stellvert. Human Resources Manager, Jutta Gieser, recruiting@dlr-gfr.de
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