System Engineer (m/f/d)

  • DLR-GfR mbH Jobportal
  • Oberpfaffenhofen
  • Work experience
  • Engineer
  • Technical occupations (other)
  • Published: 2022-06-08
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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 230 employees work every day in international and interdisciplinary teams on the navigation for the future. Become a part of us!

At the GCC-D the hosting team provides an infrastructure to make Galileo ground segments running smoothly. It provides the installation area and power supply for the system hardware and coordinates its integration into the Control Center network. The hosting team is responsible for the extremly high redundancy and availability of the power and cooling supply to all control rooms and server rooms within the Galileo Control Center (GCC). It is also responsible for providing site security and a diversity of IT support systems.


You will support the ever-evolving Galileo Ground Segment in the implementation of new hardware systems. To ensure that this is possible without interrupting operations, our team is developing solutions for the further expansion of the control rooms and server rooms.
Your focus will be on responsibility and coordination of work from delivery to installation and wiring of new components. Therefore, you will participate in various planning processes of the Galileo mission.
Your tasks:
  • Get to know the various (partly international) parties involved
  • Understanding the technical requirement documents
  • Coordinating the deployment / coordination of hardware installation:
    • Regular communication with the stakeholders involved
    • Coordinating various tasks independently and self-responsible (both proactively and on a day-to-day basis) and always keeping risk and resource management in mind
  • Supporting the planning of infrastructure aspects for future expansion of computer systems, server rooms, control rooms and data cabling
  • Representation of the team in various planning meetings and committees
  • Supporting the project management with reporting, statistical evaluation of tickets and creation of incident reports
  • Supporting the project management with preparation of offers in the area of infrastructure, e.g. cost and effort estimates for the installation of computer equipment in racks


  • Completed master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering or natural science or comparable qualification
  • Experience in IT-systems
  • Experience in project management is desirable
  • Teamwork skills
  • Flexibility
  • Advanced level of English and German (written and spoken)
We are looking for an engineer who is flexible as well as motivated to learn continuously, who is enthusiastic about working in a practical environment and who enjoys taking on new projects and solving problems. In addition to deep technical knowledge, you should have strong organizational skills.


  • Collaboration in the European lighthouse project Galileo
  • Trusting and appreciative cooperation in an international environment
  • International team spirit
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Additional days off on 24.12., 31.12. and Shrove Tuesday
  • Work-Life-Balance e.g. through flexible working time models, mobile office options and an individual support by a demand-oriented family service
  • 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 more ...


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