Graduate Communications Systems Engineer (Software)
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Reference Code 10421853 D EN EXT 1
– Site: Airbus Defence and Space Portsmouth (Skynet)
– Target Group: Graduate – UK
– Work Contract Type / Working Time: Graduate programme / Full time
– Work Experience: Not specified
– Functional Area: ENGINEERING / Sub-system development
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: September 2019
Application closing date: 4th November 2018
Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.
From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme’s conclusion.
The Modem Centre of Excellence undertakes fundamental research into and then the design, development and support of state-of-the-art satellite modem technologies. The group’s remit extends to ‘adjacent’ areas areas such as network security, baseband telecommunication and network management technologies. The successful candidate will be guided to become proficient in many technical and non-technical areas. In our experience these will become the bedrock of a successful career.
Main activities of the role may include;
¤ A keen interest and ability to understand modern traffic interfaces and control techniques and how they relate to satellite communications
¤ Using and developing your skills to allow you to design, discuss and review product solutions using requirements derived in SysML
¤ Using and developing your skills to allow you to implement your designs in C++ or similar languages
¤ Be involved in the test of our products technical capabilities within a representative system environment
¤ Be willing to support demonstrations of our products and technologies to (for example) internal and external customers
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.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;
¤ A keen interest in telecommunications systems, their technologies and allied subjects such as Information Security
¤ Studying subjects such as Computer Science, Communications Engineering, Electronics or related subject.
¤ Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
¤ Good written and verbal communication skills.
Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
This role will be based in Portsmouth and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.
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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