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 growing team of 170 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation of the future. Become a part of us!

At our subsidiary Spaceopal in Munich we are offering the follwowing career option:

Satellite Troubleshooting Engineer (m/f/d)

Referenz-Nr. 2412019

Your  Mission:

The Spaceopal (SPO) Satellite Troubleshooting Engineer is the Satellite expert within the SPO Service Delivery team, reporting to the SPO Troubleshooting Manager with the following responsibilities:

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Continuous screening and reviewing the satellite observation and anomaly reports, or providing satellite expertise on more general service delivery observation/anomaly reports
  • Expert satellite Engineer at regular and ad-hoc/emergency satellite incident/anomaly boards
  • Follow-up of SSEG L2/L3 maintenance (IOV+FOC) support investigations and reporting
  • Follow-up implementation work and reporting of new ASW versions (IOV+FOC)
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports for customer
  • Ensure proper recording and closure of all issues
  • Provide prompt and accurate feedback to customers in case of requests
  • Follow standard procedures for proper escalation of unresolved issues to the appropriate internal teams
  • Participation to coordination meetings with space segment manufacturer
  • Close working relationship with the SPO Satellite and IOT engineer in the engineering team
  • Participate in Galileo Transition Satellite Phase B studies and work on related proposals

Required qualification and experience:

  • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in engineering preferably in aerospace
  • Proven working experience in space industry, Galileo space operations, or satellite services
  • Good knowledge on satellite systems (subsystem as minimum)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Fast decision making in case of service impacting problems
  • Ability to work in intercultural and geographically distributed work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player skills
  • Available for travels to operator’s/SSEG sites as required
Work location: SPO (Munich); and at the Constellation Prime sites, GCC-D (Oberpfaffenhofen)

Our Offer:

a unique activity in space operations + international team spirit + 30 days annual leave + individual career options (for example through secondments to partner agencies / enterprises abroad) + varied personnel development program + employer-financed retirement plan + and much more
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