12/10/2018 Airbus Stevenage SG1 2AS

Technical Authority Graduate Engineer

  • Sector: engineering, graduate opportunities
  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: 27,000
Technical Authority Graduate Engineer

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Reference Code 10423012 D EN EXT 1

– Site: Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage (Skynet)

– Target Group:  Graduate – UK

– Work Contract Type / Working Time:  Graduate programme / Full time

– Work Experience:  Not specified

– Functional Area:  ENGINEERING / Chief Engineering & Architecture

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

Location: Stevenage, Portsmouth or Newport

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.

Joining the Technical Authority team you will be working with a highly experienced team of system architects and engineers within Airbus Secure Communications. We are a team that spans three UK Airbus sites and our programmes have both a UK and European focus. You will have the opportunity to grow and apply your Technical, Interpersonal and Organisational skills and contribute to both the team’s success and the success of Airbus Defence and Space in a challenging and rewarding environment.


Main activities of the role may include;

¤ Supporting System design within the Airbus design process as part of the design team.

¤ Contributing to technical aspects of business bid activity.

¤ Independent review of technical design aspects of proposals and design reviews.

¤ Communicating design outcomes to stake-holders.

¤ Growing your System Engineering skills to encompass greater system complexity.

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;

¤ Ability to acquire information quickly using diverse sources including documentation and discussion.

¤ Agility to switch between System level and detailed component modes of thinking

¤ Communication skills to ensure that your message is understood.

¤ Demonstrable independent working, but know when to seek assistance to maintain progress.

¤ Problems solving to find a way forwards.

¤ Organisational and IT skills to ensure timely delivery, reporting and communication.

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 can be based in Stevenage, Portsmouth or Newport 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 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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