24/10/2017 Airbus Guildford

Graduate IT Support Engineer NB10374482

  • Sector: graduate opportunities, i t telecoms
  • Location: Guildford
  • Salary: 27,000
Graduate IT Support Engineer NB10374482

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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

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.
Our graduate opportunity will be working within the global IM Team, responsible for the complete end to end operational IT for the Intelligence business within the UK, from end user, through infrastructure, security, to back office systems. The role will cover sites in Newcastle, Guildford, Leicester and Newport, with the opportunity to travel and work in other areas of the business worldwide. Other responsibilities include supporting the commercial side of the business in delivering solutions to customers. Airbus Defence and Space – Intelligence is a leading provider of optical satellite imagery, geographic information products, software and services delivering geographic information solutions into both private and public sector organisations worldwide. Airbus Defence and Space provides high value-added solutions including satellite data and geographical information acquisition and processing, operational emergency planning systems, geo-information, risk analysis, consultancy, data management and hosting. These solutions are hosted in house in our own datacentres, in commercial cloud environments, or on site at customer sites worldwide.


Main activities will include;
¤ Supporting/designing IT solutions for bids and projects for external clients around the world. ¤ Supporting global Airbus internal IM projects and initiatives. ¤ Supporting in house operational IT systems. Users, desktop systems, servers, infrastructure, mobile and communication solutions.

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate the following;

¤ At a minimum, a 2:1 degree or equivalent in one of the following Information Technology, ICT, Computer Science or related subject. (Modules in networking, infrastructure, security, cloud based modules would be an advantage). ¤ Excellent written and verbal communication skills ¤ Excellent analytical approach to problem solving and confidence in communicating solutions. ¤ Be proactive and comfortable working in an autonomous way ¤ Strong team focus and service delivery orientated
This role will be based in Newcastle or 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.



Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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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