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Airbus

Graduate Firmware Engineer

Salary notes: 
Wecome payment of £2,000
Job/scheme locations: 
Portsmouth
Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 
10/11/2019

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.

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.This role will be within the Modem Centre of Excellence. This group is known throughout the world for its pioneering work that has resulted in many state-of-the-products, technologies and multiple patents.

The group undertakes fundamental research into communications technologies and then incorporates this technology and other technologies into the design, development and support of state-of-the-art communications products incorporating the realisation of Software, Firmware and Hardware. The group’s remit also extends to ‘adjacent’ areas such as network security, baseband telecommunication and network management technologies.

This wide-ranging remit allows you to find where you best fit within the group and also challenge yourself to conquer new subject areas. The successful candidate will be carefully mentored so that the candidate’s ability and the technical challenges are closely matched the job will be challenging but without undue stress. The role will involve working with a number of communities, the technical team itself, where appropriate other Airbus groups who use our products (e.g. Airbus Aircraft groups), and external customers such as the European Space Agency.You will be guided to become proficient in many technical and non-technical areas. In our experience these will become the bedrock of a successful career. We guarantee that you will not be bored!

Main activities of the role may include;

  • Contributing to the design & development and implementation of Signal Processing solutions (e.g. in firmware) and testing against the target requirements. This will include the preparation, validation and application of mathematical models for simulation and analysis.
  • As part of a team, reviewing, enhancing and developing the modem products’ feature set.
  • Documenting and presenting your design with a view to reviewing it against the design review.
  • Potentially presenting work to customer communities such as Airbus Aircraft and ESA.

Required skills:

  • Studying Communications Engineering, Physics, Electronics, Electrical Design or related subject.
  • A keen interest in telecommunications systems, their technologies and allied subjects such as Information Security
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

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