IT Maintenance Technician (m/f/d)

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


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 in Germany (GCC-D) and maintains the European GNSS Service Centre (GSC) in Madrid (Spain).

As a Maintenance Technician, you will be supporting L2 maintenance engineers to perform corrective, preventive, adaptive and perfective maintenance activities for the Galileo maintenance, validation, and operational environments.

The chosen applicant will carry out the following system administration and supporting activities for the GNSS Service Centre in Madrid, Spain: 
  • Monitoring and system administration of the L2 maintenance environment
  • Support to the L2 maintenance platform set-up and upgrading
  • Support to the L2 back office team with logs collection, assistance to remote troubleshooting and deployments
  • On-Site coordination and interfacing with OPS/L1 teams
  • Support the L2 engineers with validation, and update of L2 procedures and manuals
  • Support the L2 engineers in analysing and fixing infrastructure problems


  • A professional training or equivalent with at least 2 years experience in system administration
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience in the administration and troubleshooting of IT systems
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of Linux environments and VMware vSphere
  • Familiar with ticketing systems at a user level
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python)
  • Familiar with network concepts (routing, switching, VLANs and firewalls)
  • Familiar with Databases Management (Oracle/MySql/PostgresDB)
  • Self-learner
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English with team members
  • Willingness to work in a multicultural, dynamic, and challenging environment


  • 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.
  • Trusting and appreciative cooperation as well as international teamspirit
  • Varied personnel development program and individual career options
  • Access to corporate benefits platform


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

Contact person specialist department: 
Paul Dale, Head of Ground Operations and System Maintenance, paul.dale@dlr-gfr.com

Contact person Human Resources: 
Jeanette Lammel, HR Business Partner, +49 8153 8800 461, recruiting@dlr-gfr.com