Computer Scientist or similar - Cyber Security for Aeronautical Communication
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Computer Scientist or similar - Cyber Security for Aeronautical Communication

Germany 07 Apr 2021


DLR's extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures.
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The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is the national aeronautics and space research centre and the space agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Here, 10,000 employees work together on a unique variety of topics in the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalisation. Their missions range from basic research to the development of innovative applications and products for tomorrow. Cutting-edge research requires excellent minds – particularly more females – at all levels, who fully achieve their potential in an inspiring environment. Launch your mission with us.

For our Institute of Communications and Navigation in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich, we are currently looking for a

Your mission:

In-flight guidance safety and security are deeply connected. The aeronautical group of the Institute of Communications and Navigation develops next generation communication systems for air traffic management. These communication systems will make air transportation cleaner, safer, and more secure.

As a computer scientist in the aeronautical communication group of the department of Communications Systems you focus on the design and evaluation of cyber secure wireless communication systems for air traffic management on layer 2 and above.

We expect and highly encourage that you utilize your research work at DLR to pursue earning a PhD degree.

In this position you will:

Your qualifications:

Your benefits:

Look forward to a fulfilling job with an employer who appreciates your commitment and supports your personal and professional development. Our unique infrastructure offers you a working environment in which you have unparalleled scope to develop your creative ideas and accomplish your professional objectives. Our human resources policy places great value on a healthy family and work-life-balance as well as equal opportunities for persons of all genders (m/f/non-binary). Individuals with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in the event their qualifications are equivalent to those of other candidates.

If you have any questions concerning specific aspects of the job, please contact Dr.-Ing. Michael Schnell by calling +49 8153 28-2858. Please find further information on this vacancy with the reference number 53548, and details regarding the application procedure, at

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