Ground System Controller (m/w/d)

Reference: J22169
Location: DLR \ Oberpfaffenhofen \ Germany
Deadline for applications: 31.01.2023 23:59 CET
Category: Operations & Engineering Services

Telespazio Germany GmbH is the first choice European aerospace company for ICT and engineering solutions and services. We combine 40 years of experience in high-technology markets, where trust and quality are essential. With more than 400 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace together – and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.


The Position

We are looking to strengthen our Ground System Control team supporting ISS (Columbus) Operations delivering services to our customer based in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich, in the area of spacecraft operations, with a talented and ambitious team member. If you have an eye for detail and love working in a dynamic and challenging workplace, then this could be your opportunity. This is a shift position working in a rotating shift pattern 16x5 (i.e. no night shift or shift on weekends) with lots of opportunity to train in one of the most exciting Space projects. 

We are looking forward to meeting you! 



  • Ground system operations support in 16x5 rotating shift pattern and offline set-up;
  • Supporting scheduled simulations and test operations;
  • Preparation of the ground segment systems for scheduled activities, specially the Data Services System and Monitoring and Control System subsystems of scheduled preventive maintenance;
  • Work closely with the subsystem engineers to ensure that any service changes are correctly implemented and documented;
  • On-call services might be requested;
  • Updating and validating Ground Control Team procedure and training material;
  • Cross certification with other projects as requested by the Line Manager. 


  • Good technical background in Telecommunication, Aerospace or IT related stream (Preferably, with an engineering degree but is not a must due to extensive onsite training);
  • Confident in dealing with Operations;
  • Good knowledge of LINUX;
  • Programming, Networking and MS Office skills.

Essential Skills

  • Good communication skills;
  • Team-player;
  • Fast-learner and willing to improve;
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision and take responsibility;
  • Ability for structured troubleshooting and analysis;
  • Flexible;
  • Ability to prioritize different parallel activities;
  • Capability of following and implementing standard procedures;
  • Problem Solving aptitude.

Further Detail / Requirements

  • It is required to hold an European Union Citizenship.

Your Benefits of joining us

  • Financial benefits: Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme including IT / bicycle leasing, discounted annual ticket for public transport, employer loans, etc.;
  • Employee recommendation scheme: We are grateful when our employees support us in finding new recruits. You will receive a bonus of 1,500 EUR to 3,000 EUR per successful recommendation;
  • Relocation support: We offer our newcomers a relocation lump sum and support you in finding a suitable new home as well as in finding a school or nursery for your children and much more. Should need be, this can even include support in the search for a job for your partner.
  • Career development: For us, further education and training are an essential part of people management, because this is the only way we can achieve our goal, namely a long-term and successful work relationship with you. We offer access to Coursera, Bookboon and personal 1:1 feedbacks.  Would you like to change your professional focus and work on other projects or change geographically? We will support you here as well.
  • Company event and activities: We have BBQs, Christmas parties and TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) events. On top of that, we organise team-building events and events internal to departments to promote team spirit. Let us know if you have creative ideas for corporate events or new initiatives that you would like to introduce to our company culture, no matter whether they are of artistic or technical nature. 


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Rabea Heinz.


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