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Embedded Software Engineer - C / C++


Airbus Engineering
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Software Jobs
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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 Europeanleader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of theworld'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.

Job Description

About the Skynet 6A Project

Airbus Defence and Space provides a range of space-based services to customers worldwide including supporting the UK Armed Forces, and its NATO Allies. Airbus has owned and operated the Skynet military communications system, providing 24/7 services across the world for more than 15 years on behalf of the UK MOD.

In July 2020, Airbus Defence and Space signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet. The project involves the development, manufacture, cyber protection, assembly, integration, test and launch, of a military communications satellite, Skynet 6A, planned for launch in 2025.

This contract for 6A demonstrates the strong working partnership we have with UK MOD, built on the success we have jointly achieved on the Skynet 5 system since 2003 and continues our long tradition as the UK national milsatcom end-to-end services provider. We are now actively recruiting to grow the Skynet 6A delivery team and have a number of vacancies across a diverse range of disciplines.

Job Description

We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join Airbus Defence and Space in Portsmouth. You will join our Modem Product Group within the UK Modem Delivery group and report to the Head of Modem System Engineering.

The Modem Product Group is undertaking the design and implementation of a series of satellite communications Software Defined Radio (SDR) modem systems for Government and Military use. You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team containing system, software, firmware and infrastructure engineers. There will be scope in the future to work on further Government, Military or Commercial modems as project needs arise.

You will research and develop aspects of modem products and associated communications systems, using your experience in embedded/real-time software within complex defence systems.

You may not have a complete understanding of the engineering techniques and technical aspects of satellite modem systems, but we'll be happy to teach you through a combination of working with our existing team and by training.

You will need to be eligible able to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

Tasks and Accountabilities



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.



Work in response to requirements, defining sub-systems, communicating risk and specifying test and verification techniques.



Occasionally diagnose hardware, firmware and software problems in the laboratory prototyping environment.



Develop and maintain modem skills to support on-going and future modem development.

Your role could involve very occasional travel within the UK and worldwide.

Required Skills



Soft Real Time embedded C/C++ software implementation on Linux and bare-metal platforms



Firmware interfacing (PCI bus, programmed I/O and DMA) expertise



Practical experience of ARM and Zynq System-on-Chip platforms (e.g. APSoC, MPSoc and/or RFSoC)



Knowledge and application of SysML, MATLAB/Simulink , Eclipse, GNU/Linux toolsets



Any experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment would be beneficial

What we can offer

In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit ; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and d parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence. #LI-AS1

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
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.
Embedded Software Engineer - C / C++

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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 Europeanleader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of theworld'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.

Job Description

About the Skynet 6A Project

Airbus Defence and Space provides a range of space-based services to customers worldwide including supporting the UK Armed Forces, and its NATO Allies. Airbus has owned and operated the Skynet military communications system, providing 24/7 services across the world for more than 15 years on behalf of the UK MOD.

In July 2020, Airbus Defence and Space signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet. The project involves the development, manufacture, cyber protection, assembly, integration, test and launch, of a military communications satellite, Skynet 6A, planned for launch in 2025.

This contract for 6A demonstrates the strong working partnership we have with UK MOD, built on the success we have jointly achieved on the Skynet 5 system since 2003 and continues our long tradition as the UK national milsatcom end-to-end services provider. We are now actively recruiting to grow the Skynet 6A delivery team and have a number of vacancies across a diverse range of disciplines.

Job Description

We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join Airbus Defence and Space in Portsmouth. You will join our Modem Product Group within the UK Modem Delivery group and report to the Head of Modem System Engineering.

The Modem Product Group is undertaking the design and implementation of a series of satellite communications Software Defined Radio (SDR) modem systems for Government and Military use. You will be part of a small multi-disciplinary team containing system, software, firmware and infrastructure engineers. There will be scope in the future to work on further Government, Military or Commercial modems as project needs arise.

You will research and develop aspects of modem products and associated communications systems, using your experience in embedded/real-time software within complex defence systems.

You may not have a complete understanding of the engineering techniques and technical aspects of satellite modem systems, but we'll be happy to teach you through a combination of working with our existing team and by training.

You will need to be eligible able to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

Tasks and Accountabilities



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.



Work in response to requirements, defining sub-systems, communicating risk and specifying test and verification techniques.



Occasionally diagnose hardware, firmware and software problems in the laboratory prototyping environment.



Develop and maintain modem skills to support on-going and future modem development.

Your role could involve very occasional travel within the UK and worldwide.

Required Skills



Soft Real Time embedded C/C++ software implementation on Linux and bare-metal platforms



Firmware interfacing (PCI bus, programmed I/O and DMA) expertise



Practical experience of ARM and Zynq System-on-Chip platforms (e.g. APSoC, MPSoc and/or RFSoC)



Knowledge and application of SysML, MATLAB/Simulink , Eclipse, GNU/Linux toolsets



Any experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment would be beneficial

What we can offer

In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit ; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and d parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence. #LI-AS1

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
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.
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