Start Date: September/ASAP 2022

Location: Gilching, Germany

Working hours: full time, 40h/week

Submission deadline: 31st August 2022

Requirement: EU citizenship


LSE Space GmbH is looking for a Software Engineer to support our Software Engineering Team in Gilching, Munich area. The main focus of the position will be the design, development and maintenance of Satellite Ground Segment Systems. 



  • Provide support for the design and development of a satellite ground segment systems
  • Provide support during all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
  • Software incident resolution
  • Software testing and quality assurance



  • University (or similar) degree in Computer science, Engineering or similar discipline
  • Strong problem solving and logical thinking skills
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little or no supervision in a small team
  • Fluency in English
  • Object oriented software development, software design patterns, software Testing and Debugging
  • Structured software development and verification, software maintenance
  • Experience in Linux environments and supplementary scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python)
  • Experience with different database technologies
  • Strong knowledge of C++ and/or JAVA

Additional experience of any of the following is also desirable:

  • Knowledge of ECSS-Standards and SCOS2000 systems
  • Building and maintaining multi-stage CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, Maven, JIRA, GITLab, Nexus and SonarQube.
  • Experience with CORBA
  • Experience with SCRUM
  • Knowledge of distributed systems
  • Experience with network protocols
  • Genuine interest in space and ground systems



In line with security requirements, the candidate has to hold an EU citizenship. Evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.



  • International and innovative environment
  • Fascinating missions and projects
  • Permanent employment contract
  • Open door policy
  • ISO 9001-certified workplace
  • Career opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Deferred compensation scheme
  • Relocation support
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Company doctor
  • Gym program
  • Bike lease program
  • Educational training program
  • Company events


The company

LSE Space is your partner is space! The company was established in 1990 and is part of the Engineering Service Team of SSC. We employ more than 170 engineers and scientists from all over the world who provide a wide range of space engineering services to the international space market such as manpower, support in all space mission project phases or full service, independent consultancy as well as trainings. Our core areas of expertise include Earth observation missions, interplanetary probes, manned space, navigation constellations and commercial telecommunications missions. Our company is ISO-9001-certified and thus stands for high quality and structured processes. As LSE Space is a highly international company the company language is English.


Mission and Values

  • Mission: We help Earth benefit from Space
  • Vision: The leading global provider of advanced space services
  • Sustainability: environmental, financial and social
  • High quality: in everything we do
  • Our C.O.R.E. Values:
    • Customer orientation: We always put our customer’s needs at the forefront of everything we do
    • One company: Collaboration is key – One for all and all for one!
    • Responsibility: We are known to be reliable and result-orientated all the way
    • Excellence: We always strive to deliver better than expected



LSE Space GmbH

HR Recruiting Team

Friedrichshafener Straße 2

82205 Gilching


Tel.: +49 (0) 8105 777 404 42

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