Start Date: March 2023

Location: Gilching, Germany

Working hours: full time, 40h/week

Requirement: EU-citizenship 

Submission deadline: 31st January 2023


Tasks and responsibilities:

To support the activities of our Software Engineering Team in our office in Gilching near Munich, we are currently seeking to employ a highly motivated and enthusiastic Software Engineer. The tasks include design, develop and test software and will focus on the Galileo Ground Segment L3 software maintenance.

  • Upgrade and maintenance of our in-house development and testing environments 
  • Software problem analysis and resolution
  • Support to anomaly resolution boards
  • Change request analysis and implementation
  • Code coverage testing
  • Acceptance testing
  • Bug fixing and implementation of new functionality
  • Product assurance and configuration management
  • Coordination with L2 maintenance team
  • Maintenance release preparation following the Galileo Software Standard for Ground (GSWS-G) 

Additionally, you will be able to work on the design and development of new ground segment software including following tasks:

  • Full life-cycle application development
  • Full-stack web application development
  • Designing, coding and debugging applications
  • Software analysis and requirements analysis
  • Graphical user interface design (mainly web)
  • Software testing and quality assurance
  • Automated software testing
  • Evaluation and identification of new technologies for implementation
  • Design and development of web based applications



  • University degree in a relevat discipline 
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Experience with C, C++ or Python is a plus
  • Interest in working with Web technologies: javascript frameworks, html5, css3
  • Comfortable on configuring and using building tools (e.g. maven, gradle)
  • Experience with Issue tracking systems uch as Jira or Easy Redmine 
  • Comfortable with software configuration management (e.g., Git, SVN)
  • Experience with databases 
  • Experience on application deployment on Linux systems desirable
  • Experience in test automation tools like Selenium, Protractor, Serenity/JS, JUnit, etc.
  • Experience with code coverage analysis tools like Cantata
  • System-minded and a team player
  • Able to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little or no supervision in a small team
  • Fluency in English, both in speech and writing
  • German language skills would be a plus



In line with security requirements of the mission, the candidate must have a EU-citizenship and will undergo a security clearance and strict 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
  • Sponsored 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, Vision 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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