Tobias Schlauch works for the institute for software technology at the German Aerospace Center (DLR). He contributed to different research projects as software engineer with regard to workflow and data management and supported them in context of software quality assurance. Since 2009, he serves as the representative of the DLR software engineering initiative. In this position, he leads the DLR software engineering network and coordinates the DLR-wide application of software engineering methods, processes and tools. In addition, he is member of the task group “Research Software” initiated by the Helmholtz Open Science initiative and member of the de-RSE.