Flight Dynamics Engineer (m/f/d)



Flight Dynamics Systems

Required Start Date

Within 2 months




Submission Deadline




Gilching (Munich) or Darmstadt

Technical Requirements

LSE Space GmbH is looking for a

                             Flight Dynamics Engineer (m/f/d)

to work within the Software Engineering Team in our Gilching (close to Munich) or Darmstadt offices to design, develop and test software, with focus on Flight Dynamics Systems.

The main tasks will be:

  • Space and ground system analysis and design with respect to Flight Dynamics

  • Definition and development of future Flight Dynamics systems

  • Support the Integration and Verification of Flight Dynamics systems


Academic Requirements


University (or similar) degree in computer science, engineering or similar discipline.


Specific Requirements

Essential Skills and experience:

  • Classical and Celestial Mechanics;

  • Satellite systems and payload (e.g. AOCS, star trackers, propulsion etc);

  • Mission analysis, Orbit determination and prediction, Command generation and TM monitoring;

  • Flight dynamics operations;

  • Satellite tracking and data processing techniques;

  • Software Engineering;

  • System-minded and a team player;

  • Quick learner;

  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little or no supervision in a small team;

  • Fluent in English, both in speech and writing;

  • The candidate must show a genuine interest in space and ground systems.

Additional experience of any of the following is also desirable:

  • Ideally knowledge of relevant standards, including ECSS and CCSDS;

  • Experience in languages such as Java, C++, or Python;

  • Experience with unit and regression testing and version control;

  • Experience with Web technologies: javascript frameworks, html5, css3;

  • German language skills would be a plus;


Background information



A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Career path.


In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented 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 (including authentication of university degrees and certificates).

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