Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR)

German Trainee Programme (GTP) Engineer Aerospace, Systems Engineering, Mission Analysis or similar

  • Veröffentlicht am 07.08.2018
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German Trainee Programme (GTP) Engineer Aerospace, Systems Engineering, Mission Analysis or similar

Start your mission with DLR.

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the national aeronautics and space research centre and the space agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Here, 8000 employees work together on a unique variety of topics in the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalisation. Their missions range from basic research to the development of innovative applications and products for tomorrow. Cutting-edge research requires excellent

minds – particularly more females – at all levels, who fully achieve their potential in an inspiring environment. Launch your mission with us.

For our German Trainee Programme (GTP) in cooperation with ESTEC in Noordwijk, Netherlands, we wish to recruit a qualified

Engineer Aerospace, Systems Engineering, Mission Analysis or similar

Space Systems and Concurrent Engineering (TEC-SYE)

Your mission:

Have you (almost) completed your degree studies? Are you inspired by space exploration and keen to pursue a career in this exciting field? If so, perhaps you should take a closer look at the German Trainee Programme. Organised by DLR, it offers you the chance to work shoulder to shoulder with experts from the 22 member states of ESA – keeping your finger on the pulse of Europe‘s space programmes. Over a period up to 24 months, you will actively contribute to the latest research and/or technology projects. This is complemented by a generous scholarship. What better way to launch your career in international space business? The next GTP commences on 1st February 2019.

The Systems and Concurrent Engineering Section (TEC-SYE) main activities are:

  • manage and use the Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) and perform internal feasibility studies and design of potential future ESA missions

  • provide system engineering support to ESA programmes and projects in various phases of their development

  • conduct R&D activities related to system engineering methodologies and tools

  • provide technical support to small spacecraft projects for technology demonstration and/or education, including preparatory activities (feasibility studies, pre-developments, …)

  • design and develop models, databases, tools, architectures to support and enhance system engineering practices, methodologies and applications across the borders of disciplines and organisations

Further information is available at


  • participation in multidisciplinary and inter-directorate activities for the assessment and conceptual design of future space missions for all ESA programmes

  • hands-on system engineering support to CDF space mission studies and to other facility development and maintenance activities

  • development of engineering tools, models and databases for the CDF infrastructure and the concurrent engineering approach, including open source tools, based on standard data models, to be distributed throughout the Community of practitioners

  • technical support to the other system and project activities of the Division, depending on specific technical fields of expertise of the candidate

Your qualifications:

  • applicants should have just completed (conclusion not older than two years) or be in their final year of a university course at Master’s level in engineering with preferably an aerospace background and/or specialization in Systems Engineering, Mission Analysis or other system-related disciplines

  • in addition experience and practice with team work, engineering tools (such as MatLab, STK, MatCad, Catia), as well as office automation software (e.g. Excel, Visual Basic, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) are an asset

  • German citizenship is absolutely necessary

  • candidates must be fluent in English, the official language of the Agency

Your start:

We look forward to your e-mail application in English, citing GTP-2019-TEC-SYE to . Closing date for this position is 6th September 2018. The interviews are tentatively scheduled for week 45/2018. Please visit the German Trainee Programme page for details of our application procedures. Your application should consist of a motivation letter and your CV only (CV exclusively in Europass format). Unfortunately we cannot consider further documents. Disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential treatment. If you have any initial questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Larissa Seidlez:


Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR) Noordwijk, NL
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