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!
Inside of the Operations Department we offer the following career option:

System Spacecraft Operations Engineer

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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, Germany (GCC-D).
As a System Spacecraft Operations Engineer you will assume the following duties:
  • Coordination of spacecraft on-console operations
  • Support of engineering tasks (e.g. on‐board software upload strategy and procedures preparation)
  • Mentoring team members
  • SOE Certification board support
  • Technical coordination of the SOE team
  • Support of technical workshops
  • Preparation of Observation Reports and support of incident processing
  • Support of activity planning
  • Configuration Change Requests/Procedure Change Requests processing support
  • Planning and implementation of test procedures
  • Providing service in compliance with KPIs
  • Preparation of performance and trend analysis
  • Execution of error analysis and error‐handling procedures
  • Analysis, development and validation of operational procedures
  • Inter‐site support (e.g. unplanned GCS Handover)

Your Qualification:

  • Master's degree in engineering or equivalent (preferred in aerospace engineering or equivalent)
  • Experience in Spacecraft Operations Engineering; ideally Galileo SOE certification since more than 3 year
  • Very good level of spoken and written English
  • Willingness to work in shifts/On-call
  • Willingness to apply for a security clearance process

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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