Java Software Development Engineer (m/f/d)

LSE Space GmbH is looking for a  


Java Software Development Engineer (m/f/d)


to work within a team of software and spacecraft operations engineers to develop  software for an exciting space mission.



The core tasks will be:

  • Software development for the next-generation Spacecraft Monitoring & Control System of a flagship space mission
  • Technical lead design and implementation of sub-components of the system in compliance with the overall system architecture
  • Technical documentation of implementation in Wiki system and UML Model (experience in MBSE would be an asset)
  • Pro-active evolution of current technology stack throughout the initial development phase and subsequent maintenance phase


Your profile:

Essential skills are:

  • Proficiency in Java 8
  • Proficiency in Apache Karaf (OSGi) Framework and OSGi methodology
  • DevOps mindset and experience in CI/CD pipelines based on Nexus, Jenkins, Git and Docker
  • Experience in agile software development lifecycles
  • Experience in Linux environments and supplementary scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Python)
  • Fluency in English

Desirable skills would be:

  • Knowledge of Atlassian Tool Suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
  • Experience in Kubernetes and Docker deployments
  • Experience in web-frontend development based on the React library
  • Experience in Apache ServiceMix platform
  • Advanced debugging and troubleshooting skills in Kubernetes, Docker and OSGi deployments


Academic requirements: a University (or similar) degree in computer science, engineering or similar discipline.

The position is located in our new office in Gilching, close to Munich, and on DLR premises in Oberpfafffenhofen.


A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Bike lease program. Deferred compensation pension scheme. Health and gym scheme. Career path. Relocation support. German classes.



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).


You are looking for a challenging position in a fascinating, international environment? Please apply via our website.