IT Product Manager* / IT Project Manager* for air traffic control systems

  • DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, Am DFS-Campus, Langen (Hesse)

Job description

This is our best-known task: the safe and precise organization of air traffic in Germany. Experienced, excellently trained air traffic controllers are responsible for this. As an employer, however, we have an even broader base - this is underlined by the fact that we have over 5,600 employees. At our headquarters and in the tower and center branches, we offer attractive career prospects to newcomers and professionals from many areas. With people who love their job and in an environment that feels like a family. Ready to start?

Langen near Frankfurt is the company headquarters and center branch. This is where the present and future of the Group is developed. With around 2500 employees in the areas of management, IT, technology, training and further education - refreshingly located in the middle of a large, green campus.

Support your new team as an interface between your agile development teams and IT operations and requirements management. You will be technically responsible for the support and management systems of our operational air traffic control personnel at the tower sites and control centers.

Give your future the right altitude. With plenty of creative freedom in a company that wants to set standards in air traffic control: personally, technically, sustainably.

We look forward to receiving your application.


* Gender (f/m/d) doesn't matter, the main thing is aviation enthusiasts

YOUR tasks include

Your tasks

✈ Ensuring the product life cycle of various operational support systems for our air traffic controllers*, flight advisors* and technicians*

✈ Competent contact person for our internal customers and interface between software development, requirements management and IT operations

✈ Coordinating software tests and acceptance tests and being responsible for their implementation and commissioning

✈ Planning and supervising system maintenance procedures and their implementation

✈ Coordinating and planning the topic-related deployment of software developers* within the agile software development cycle

✈ Carrying out problem analyses and developing proposed solutions with your team

✈ Ensuring complete documentation and quality assurance in accordance with the specified guidelines

✈ Accompanying and coordinating the upcoming migration of applications from the on-prem data center to the Microsoft Azure Cloud

What YOU bring with you

What sets you apart

✈ Degree in a scientific or technical field (e.g. computer science, mathematics, communications engineering) with several years of professional experience as a (lead) software developer or IT project or product manager

✈ Experience in the use of modern software development and maintenance methods, especially in the Java/ASP.NET MVC environment and for SQL databases (MySQL/MSSQL/PostgreSQL)

✈ Ideally experience in dealing with Linux systems

✈ Very good analytical and conceptual skills paired with persuasiveness and strong communication skills to act as a link between IT operations and requirements management at all hierarchical levels

✈ Very good knowledge of English

Our benefits

✈ 32 days paid time off (including vacation) per year, plus Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve off
✈ Attractive salary structure / pay scale-based remuneration incl. company pension scheme
✈ Flexible working hours with a 38.5-hour week
✈ Mobile working
✈ Secure career prospects
✈ Discounted offer in the company restaurant / cafeteria
✈ Wide range of leisure and sports activities on the Langen campus
✈ Access to discounted tourism portals