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 200 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation for the future. Become a part of us!
Inside of the Operations Department we offer the following career option:

Space Segment Maintenance Engineer (m/f/d)

Reference No. 3262020

Your Mission:

One of the main tasks of the DLR GfR mbH is to operate and manage the constellation of Galileo satellites from the Galileo Control Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany.
For the performance of tasks in the Galileo operation team we are looking for a Space Segment Maintenance Engineer. This position focuses on spacecraft anomaly investigation, recovery strategies and workaround development. As Space Segment Maintenance Engineer you will assume the following tasks:
  • Analysis of spacecraft anomaly and anomaly-handling procedures
  • Planning and implementation of test and recovery procedures
  • Support of Galileo operations with focus on anomaly recovery and improvements
  • Analysis and development of new operational concepts and improvements with focus on service oriented spacecraft operations
  • Analysis, development and production of operational products and procedures
  • Performance and trend analysis

Your Qualification:

  • Master's degree in engineering or equivalent (preferred in aerospace engineering or equivalent)
  • A minimum 3 years of experience in Space projects (industry/ satellite operations)
  • Expert knowledge of at least one of those subsystems: AOCS, Galileo Payload, TCS
  • Experience in S/C Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT), S/C design, unit and/or avionics software development beneficial
  • High analytical skills and flexibility
  • Good level of spoken and written English
  • High communication and negotiation skills
  • Team Player attitude

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 Human Resources: Jutta Gieser, recruiting@dlr-gfr.de
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