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Ground System Controller (f/m/d)

Reference: J24052
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen \ Germany
Category: Service and Satellite Operations

+++ For this position a citizenship of an EU member state or Norway is mandatory! +++  

Who You Are

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!

What You Will Focus on 

  • 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

What You Bring

  • Good technical background in Tele-communication, 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
  • Work experience in Linux and/or Network administration
  • MS Office skills
  • Fluency in English both spoken and written


  • 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


  • Ambition to train in areas of more complex activities to further support Col-CC Ground Engineering team
  • Certified Linux Professional (e.g. LPIC)
  • Certified Cisco Network Associate (e.g. CCNA)
  • Knowledge in Storage and/or Linux Backup systems


  • Due to the project requirements, only candidates with nationality of any Member State of the European Union or Norway need apply. This is a must and non-negotiable.
  • While applying, please indicate your availability to start in this position.

What We Offer

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How to Apply

Are you passionate about making an impact, with an open and curious mentality? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Bitu Maklari.

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