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Airbus

Graduate Software Engineer

Salary notes: 
Competitive
Job/scheme locations: 
Newport
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.

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.

As part of the Software Engineering team within Airbus Defence and Space Cyber Security UK you will be developing new cryptographic devices and key management systems to protect critically sensitive national and commercial information. 

You will have opportunity to grow your skills in both embedded software development and in Windows application software development to meet the demanding standards set by the UK National Cyber Security Centre.

You will contribute across the full development lifecycle for bespoke cryptographic products, in collaboration with systems, hardware, FPGA and verification engineers.

Main activities of the role may include;

  • The Graduate Software Engineer will work within the Cyber Security UK Engineering team developing software for cryptographic devices and cryptographic key management systems.
  • Actively contribute to an Agile like process to ensure Software solutions are representative of their functional and security specifications and standards.

Skills

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • At a minimum, a 2:1 degree or equivalent in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related subject,
  • Proficient in Software Design and at least one programming language,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,  
  • Creative and innovative thinking,
  • Be proactive and comfortable working in an autonomous way,
  • Strong team focus.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

This role will be based in Newport 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

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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: 
Wales
Skills required: 
Proficient in Software Design and at least one programming language
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