24/10/2017 Airbus Guildford

Graduate Earth Observation Data Engineer NB10373202

  • Sector: graduate opportunities, i t telecoms
  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: 27,000
Graduate Earth Observation Data Engineer NB10373202

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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. 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

Airbus Defence & Space Intelligence is a leading provider of satellite imagery, geographic information products, software and services delivering geographic information solutions into both private and public sector organisations worldwide. We offer a comprehensive products and services portfolio covering the entire downstream value chain, such as data acquisition and processing, imagery analysis and interpretation, state of the art database solution for archiving, accessing and real time analytics of large datasets.

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.

Working as a part of the Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Team, main activities will include:
¤ Big data and machine learning techniques;

¤ Data fusion and quality control;

¤ Algorithm development and prototyping, automation of processing chains, system integration;

¤ Contribution to on-going operational projects, supporting the team to achieve timely deliverables and objectives.

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate the following:
¤ At minimum, a 2:1 degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Physics or Computer Science or related subject;

¤ Experience of programming, e.g. Python, C++, Matlab;

¤ Experience of analysing and processing data;
¤ Strong analytical and communication skills;

¤ Innovative thinking and problem solving skills;

¤ Keen to acquire new expertise and share knowledge;

¤ Able to work under own initiative and in a team environment.

Desirable attributes:

¤ Remote Sensing and Earth Observation knowledge;

¤ Experience of analysing and processing geospatial data;

¤ Experience in Linux OS.
This role will be based in Guildford 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.
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.
Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 17th November 2017.
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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