Database Analyst for Galileo (m/f/d)

  • Oberpfaffenhofen
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Published: 24.01.2023
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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. 
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 250 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation for the future. Become a part of us!


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.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Development of the Operations DB
  • Population of the operations database according to Database Change Requests (DCR)
  • 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 Space Segment
  • Participation in the ODB CRBs and SRDB NRBs&WGs
  • Participation in the SRDB acceptance process chaired by ESA
  • Support of improvements related to the ODB and support 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 Operational Product Configuration List


  • 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, MOIS and programming experience (i.e. python)
  • Experience in Operations Procedure Preparation would be an asset
  • Experience in Spacecraft Operations Execution (LEOP, Commissioning, Routine, Contingency) is desirable


  • Work-Life-Balance, e.g., through flexible working time models and mobile office options
  • 30 days annual leave and additional days off on 24.12., 31.12. and Shrove Tuesday
  • Trusting and appreciative cooperation as well as international Teamspirit
  • Varied personnel development program and individual career options
  • Employer-financed retirement plan
  • Membership with EGYM Wellpass (corporate fitness)


We have aroused your interest but you still have questions about the position? Then please contact us!