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Airbus

Graduate Modem Software Engineer

Salary notes: 
Competitive
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.

Start date: September 2020
Location: Portsmouth
Closing date: 10th November 2019

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.

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 fir 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;

  • A keen interest and ability to understand modern traffic interfaces and control techniques and how they relate to satellite communications.
  • Using and developing your skills to allow you to design, discuss and review product solutions using requirements derived in SysML.
  • Using and developing your skills to allow you to implement your designs in C++ or similar languages
  • Be involved in the test of our products technical capabilities within a representative system environment.
  • Be willing to support demonstrations of our products and technologies to (for example) internal and external customers.

Required skills

You will be able to demonstrate the following;

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

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.

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. 

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.

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More about this vacancy

Region: 
South East
Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
Extra benefits: 
£2,000 welcome bonus
Degree requirements: 
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