Spacecraft Systems Engineer Graduate Programme 2021
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.
Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period we will offer a combination of both focused formal training, as well as on-the-job learning and the chance to build your professional network.
The programme includes core technical and behavioural training elements that will form an integral part of your learning and help you become familiar with the company and its culture. The training provided will help to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.
Are you wanting to contribute to something meaningful in the Space sector and enjoy a real sense of purpose?
The Satellite Communications Modem Development Team work with a variety of engineering disciplines to develop embedded software solutions for use within Airbus Modem Products. The team are highly skilled in the development of specialised satellite communication solutions for military and institutional customers. In particular, this includes the development of new secure waveforms for our software defined radio modem and related areas such as security and baseband communications.
As part of the team, you will have the opportunity to develop expertise in the development of world class embedded software solutions in the realm of Modem Waveforms, Digital Signal Processing and associated technologies!
Main activities of the role may include;
- Developing the real-time software aspects of satellite modem products based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technologies.
- Definition, implementation, verification and validation activities associated with these solutions.
- Occasionally diagnose hardware, firmware and software problems in the laboratory prototyping environment.
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.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;
- Some knowledge of modelling in UML
- Implementation of soft Real Time embedded C/C++ software on Linux and bare-metal platforms.
- Familiarity with continuous integration environments and their benefits
- Experience interfacing with firmware (PCIe bus, programmed I/O and DMA)
- Experience of ARM and Zynq System-on-Chip platforms (e.g. APSoC, MPSoc and/or RFSoC)
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 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.