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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. In addition, we are an Air Navigation Service Provider. Based on our aerospace expertise we are developing highly accurate and manufacturer-independent services for communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS).

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!

In our Operations Department in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich we offer the following career option as

Database Analyst for Galileo

Reference-No. 2512019

Your Mission:

As a Database Analyst in the Galileo Control Center in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany you fulfill activities related to ODB preparation, validation, and maintenance. Your field of responsibility may include trips to the control center in Italy (Fucino) and interface with other operations teams or DLR GfR customers.
As part of the Flight Control Team you contribute to the regular reporting, support of milestones defined by the project and to internal/external services/activities as defined by the Spacecraft Operations and Spacecraft Engineering Managers.
You will be offered a stable and long term opportunity to work in an international environment on a high profile European Project. You can look forward to an Employer who will value your engagement and who fosters your development through further qualifications and training. Our unique working environment provides space for work autonomy and an incomparable satellite control infrastructure where you will get one of the best insights in spacecraft constellation control around the world.


  • Responsible for the Operations DB Development
  • Population of the operations database according to Database change requests
  • Validation of the DCR implementation in the SCCF
  • Debugging and correction of the operational database
  • ODB installation and activation on SCCF
  • Analysis of input SRDBs delivered by Sseg
  • Participation in the ODB/SRDB/MOIS CRBs/NRBs/ARBs
  • Participation in the SRDB acceptance process chaired by ESA
  • Development of tools, processes and related documentation for automatic - ODB releases
  • Support of improvements related to the ODB and related tools
  • PoC for MOIS
  • Anomaly Investigation and report generation, validation of fixes
  • PoC for the Multi-Site Sync Operations Preparation Facility (MSS OPF)
  • Operational Validation of MSS OPF, definition of additional requirements
  • Maintenance of the Operations Product Configuration List

Skill Requirements

  • Master´s degree in telecommunications, aerospace engineering, informatics or equivalent
  • Experience in operations database population, maintenance, debugging and analysis
  • Experience in Spacecraft Operations Engineering
  • Experience with SCOS 2000 and MOIS
  • Experience in Operations Procedure Preparation would be an asset
  • Experience in Spacecraft Operations Execution (LEOP, Commissioning, Routine, Contingency) is desirable
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