11/10/2018 Airbus 2019-01-08T00:00:00+00:00 Stevenage SG1 2AS

Functional Avionics Internship (12 months)

  • Sector: engineering, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Stevenage
Functional Avionics Internship (12 months)

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Reference Code 10423092 D EN EXT 1

– Site: Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage

– Target Group:  Internship – UK

– Work Contract Type / Working Time:  Internship / Full time

– Work Experience: Not specified

– Functional Area:  ENGINEERING / Computing&Communication, Info&Data processing

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other’s expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary – on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

Start date: July 2019 Location: Stevenage Application closing date: 4th November 2018

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

The internship will be within the Functional Avionics group in Stevenage. This group is in charge of “Functional Engineering” of Spacecraft: Operational concept, Failure Detection, Isolation & Recovery, Functional Tests, and associated Data management. This involved system level design, development, and verification, for on-going European Space Agency (ESA) programmes such as ExoMars Rover, Solar Orbiter and Biomass. The role will involve working in the area of spacecraft flight operation procedures, database architecture, data management and delivery, within the context of overall System Functional Development, Verification on simulated Test Benches and Tests Benches with Hardware in the loop.


These are the type of activities the role will involve: ¤ Support elaboration of Flight Operation Procedures ¤ Develop with users, the user requirements for AirbusDS database systems ¤ Develop, test and maintain software for AirbusDS database systems

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Degree requirements (grade and subjects):

Aerospace Engineering or alternatively Electronic / Computer Science / Software Engineering.

Technical / IT / Behavioural / Language skills required (essential / desirable criteria):

Essential: ¤ Programming (e.g. Java, Visual Basic, C or C++ etc) ¤ JAVA ¤ Team player Desirable; ¤ SQL, PL/SQL ¤ Subversion ¤ Microsoft Access database


Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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