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Graduate System Solutions Engineer

Job in Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Engineering

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

September 1, 2020

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AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. 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.

Job Description

Start date: September 2020

Location: Portsmouth

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 System Solutions group sits within the Earth, Navigation and Science directorate (ENS) which undertakes the design and production of Earth Observation, Navigation & Science satellite systems. The group works on a range of studies and R&D programs directed at next generation satellite systems and products.

The department requires a bright, enthusiastic and talented graduate engineer to work on a range of projects and internal R&D activities. This role requires a highly proactive and technically passionate individual. A strong ability to rapidly come up to speed with new technologies is essential as is having an enquiring and creative approach.

Task & accountabilities:

Main activities of the role may include:

  • Technical analysis of customer and market needs and development of system and product concepts.
  • Modelling scientific processes using Matlab or equivalent tool.
  • Development of software prototypes as required to support investigative activities.
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within a project context.
  • Spacecraft mission analysis.
  • Technical document authoring.

Required skills:

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It... Count!

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Degree in Engineering related degree, Maths or Physic
  • A strong interest and understanding of satellite systems.
  • Strong mathematical background.
  • Experience in complex algorithm development including usage of a scientific programming tool/language (e.g. Matlab).
  • Experience of Programming languages (e.g. python, C/C++, Java etc).
  • Ability to present complex technical solutions coherently and to an appropriate level of detail.

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.

Contact :

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. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email graduates@airbus.com. 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.

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.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

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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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.

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