System Administrator for Center ATM/ATC Systems (m/w/d)

Referenz: J20011
Ort / Standort: DFS \ Langen \ Germany
Anmeldeschluss für Bewerbungen: 31.12.2020 23:59 CET
Kategorie: Software Solutions

We are the first choice European aerospace company for software centric engineering solutions. We combine 40 years of experience in a market, where trust and quality are needed. With more than 350 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace – and beyond - together.

Our staff plays a key role for our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of collaboration in an open international environment living our values; trust, integrity, participation and curiosity.

We are committed to crafting a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We offer a wealth of benefits to support a balanced work life balance, including but not limited to flexible working hours, mobile working and ongoing career development.

This position is based at DFS in Langen (Frankfurt am Main). The position is full-time and starts immediately.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

The position(s)

We are looking for a System Administrator for our client Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS), the German Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP). You would be responsible for the configuration, deployment, maintenance and optimization of virtual test and development Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems, including peripheral Systems. The position would be based on the customer headquarters, in Langen (Frankfurt am Main), where you could collaborate in a diverse team which comprises developers, testers and integrators, taking part in the full software development. You would have the opportunity to work independently and actively contributing to the team in a creative manner!


  • Realization of the required network structure
  • Setting up hardware and, if necessary, implementation of modifications ensuring the accurate firmware/BIOS versions and updating on demand or as required
  • Installation of operating systems including product- and environment-specific adaptations
  • Rough functional check after installation of software components in the target environment
  • Maintenance / optimization of test environments (also virtual)
  • Carry out the necessary activities to ensure the environments are up to date
  • Autonomous recognition of optimisation potential, definition of the change and taking of the appropriate measures, if necessary after consultation with the TM
  • Updating the operating system as well as the peripheral systems


  • A university degree in aerospace, informatics, mathematics or physics (or equivalent)

Essential Skills

  • In-depth operating system knowledge of Linux RedHat and SuSe
  • Network architecture in the environment of complex and cross-linked systems
  • Sound knowledge of the hardware used (workstation, server and switches)
  • Databases knowledge and software distribution
  • Installation of virtualized environments
  • Understanding of hardware and software configuration management
  • Container solutions
  • Good command of the English language (oral and written)

Desirable Skills

  • IT security
  • Communicative and open to new ideas and discussions
  • German language would be useful in this role

Your Benefits of joining us

  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours, home office, sabbatical (time off for travelling around the world, extended parental leave, further education, etc.), option to work part time;
  • Financial benefits: Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme including IT / bicycle leasing, discounted annual ticket for public transport, employer loans, etc.;
  • Employee recommendation scheme: We are grateful when our employees support us in finding new recruits. You will receive a bonus of 1,500 EUR to 3,000 EUR per successful recommendation;
  • Relocation support: We offer our newcomers a relocation lump sum and support you in finding a suitable new home as well as in finding a school or nursery for your children and much more. Should need be, this can even include support in the search for a job for your partner.
  • Career development: For us, further education and training are an essential part of people management, because this is the only way we can achieve our goal, namely a long-term and successful work relationship with you. Would you like to change your professional focus and work on other projects or change geographically? We will support you here as well.
  • Company event and activities: We have BBQs, Christmas parties and TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) events. On top of that, we organise team-building events and events internal to departments to promote team spirit. Let us know if you have creative ideas for corporate events or new initiatives that you would like to introduce to our company culture, no matter whether they are of artistic or technical nature.


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application!

Your HR Contact for this position is Raphael Rossato.


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