37792: Computer Scientist, Engineer or similar - Development of solutions for the operational air traffic management of the future

German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Braunschweig, Germany

Work group:

Institute of Flight Guidance



Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts



Job description:

Over the past two decades, the Institute of Flight Guidance has achieved a worldwide leading position in the design, development and testing of air traffic controller support systems. The current focus is on the development of approach, sector, taxi and departure planning systems for aircraft with different automation levels. Both functional and non-functional requirements are considered for the systems, including resilience, system architecture and system design. In cooperation with international partners such as NASA and ENRI, the Institute is involved in the development of the operational air traffic management of the future. The implementation is carried out with the help of prototypes for assistance and automation functions and their human-machine interfaces. Manual software development is more and more supplemented or even replaced by machine learning methods. The evaluation of the concepts and systems is carried out with the help of human-in-the-loop simulations in the institute’s own simulation environment.


Your tasks:


development of software solutions to support air traffic management


application of machine learning methods and Artificial Intelligence (AI)


development of concepts for the optimization of traffic flows in classical air traffic as well as in Urban Air Mobility


development of air traffic controller workstation concepts using innovative human-machine interfaces (e.g. speech recognition, multi-touch, gaze recognition, AI)


cooperation in third-party funded projects


presentation of the results in scientific journals and at congresses



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