Software Developer Placement 2021
AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 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.
To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.
Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.
Airbus offer a unique and exciting internship opportunity, enabling you to learn and work alongside satellites as well as allowing you to test your programming skills and refine them to reach an industry standard. The office is a welcoming environment, in which everyone is knowledgeable and more than happy to assist. You will have the chance to see the environments that the payloads are being built in, and see how the software you will be contributing towards has an impact and is used within this process.
During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include
- Given Documentation to learn and understand the code base which you will be working on
- Developing, documenting and testing code which you have written
- Involvement within a multi-developer agile team
- Researching and utilising cutting-edge technologies
- Pair programming with an experienced developer
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!
Our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following
- Degree, 2:1 or above in Computing, Computer Science, Software Development for Business or equivalent
- An understanding of Object Oriented Principles
- Good problem solving skills
- A solid foundation in Java/C#
- An interest in programming and technology
- Knowledge of software architecture and design patterns
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.