GEM Spacecraft Controller - EDRS (w/m/d)

Referenz: J22137
Ort / Standort: DLR \ Oberpfaffenhofen \ Germany
Anmeldeschluss für Bewerbungen: 31.12.2022 23:59 CET
Kategorie: 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

Are you fascinated with the world of Spacecraft Operations? Are you intrigued by how far-flung objects in space are controlled from Ground? You have a flair for working with latest technology and understand the concepts of Spacecraft technology. You don't mind working rotating shifts, offering more flexibility and would love to have a wonderful set of colleagues who are equally motivated at work, then this is the job for you. Join us and make a difference by being part of our teams.


We are looking forward to meeting you!



The position requires training and certification in Spacecraft Operations. The tasks are delivered in 16x5 shift pattern with on-call requirements. However, prospective candidates should be prepared and willing to work in a 24x7 shift teams as per the company requirements at short notice.

You will certify in the area of Flight Operations in the Geostationary Multi Mission team specifically, EDRS Project.

The core duties will be as below (but not limited to):

  • Certification as a Spacecraft Controller;
  • Supervision of system performance and of automatic service provision to customers;
  • Maintenance of actual mission planning data and the mission schedule;
  • Monitoring of the health status of all satellites components;
  • Monitoring the use of the satellite payload;
  • Level-l response to anomalies, based on procedures;
  • Data collection after anomalies;
  • Activation of engineering support if required;
  • User Help Desk first response.

Further on, a cross certification in another project will be required depending upon the discretion of the project manager. 


  • Excellent Masters degree in Aerospace, Telecommunication or IT related stream;
  • Proficient user of computer systems;
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and preferably with some know-how of LINUX;
  • Know-how of any programming language, though not necessary, will be considered positively;
  • Fluency in English both spoken and written.

Essential Skills

  • Good communication skill;
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision;
  • Flexible;
  • Problem Solving skills.

Desirable Skills

Ability to speak basic German will be a plus.

Your Benefits of joining us

  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours, home office, remote work option within Germany and EU, sabbatical (time off for travelling around the world, extended parental leave, further education, etc.);
  • 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 Melanie Giesche.


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