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 Senior Linux Software Engineer

Reference:   J17079
Location:   DFS, Langen, Germany
Closing Date for applications:   29/03/2018 00:00
Your HR Contact for this position:   Raphael Rossato

​Telespazio VEGA Deutschland is the first choice aerospace company for IT and engineering solutions and services. With more than 350 employees in Germany we shape the future of aerospace together – and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.
We are passionate about delivering high quality, excellent solutions to and with our Aviation customers, such as DFS, Eurocontrol and Airbus. The trust they place in our international teams inspires us also to pursue innovative projects that require pragmatic approaches and adaptable thinking.
In order to support our continuous development on the Air Traffic market, we are looking for a degree-educated engineer with aerospace, informatics, mathematics or physics degree and with Linux software development, maintenance and support experience.
The successful applicant will primarily work on customer site DFS (Deutsche Flugsicherung) in Langen (close to Frankfurt/Main). We are looking forward to meeting you! 


As Linux Software Engineer, you are developing software components needed on the Linux operating system hosting the new ATC System software currently being developed at the German Air Navigation Service Provider DFS in Langen. In close contact with the customer, you are discussing requirements and implement solutions to fit the installation and configuration needs of the new ATC System.


  • A university degree in aerospace, informatics, mathematics or physics
  • Strong experience in Linux software development and maintenance, ability to provide support to customers

Essential Skills

  • Linux systems Know-How (Red Hat 7)
  • Structured software development
  • Basic Linux system administration, shell scripts, strong C/C++ know-how
  • Puppet
  • Source Code Control System (Subversion or Git)
  • Jira
  • Good communication skills
  • Package-Building (RPM), Yast, Kickstart 

Desirable Skills

  • ATM/ATC Systems Knowledge
  • IBM Rational DOORS
  • GNU C++
  • MySQL, Oracle
  • Python
  • Qt Class Library
  • ISO/IEC 12207 “Standard for Information Technology” for software development
  • Development based on the V-Model
  • User Documentation
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • German language skills would be an advantage


Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including 30 days holiday, generous training possibilities, Telespazio VEGA Deutschland pension scheme is offered to the successful candidate.


In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.


You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then you should send your application preferrably online with your availability details and salary expectations.

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