6 months ago
Ground Systems Engineering Internship (12 months)
Airbus Defence & Space Portsmouth
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. 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.
Description of the job
Start date: July 2018
Application closing date: 3rd November 2017
To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.
Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.
This placement gives the opportunity to work on projects dedicated to Global Navigation Satellite Systems. You will
have to understand the context and requirements of Earth Observation and Navigation Ground Systems and you will
participate to the design accordingly to ‘end-users needs and Airbus product strategy for navigation. Finally, you will
have to participate to the implementation of the proposed solution following the projects quality procedures.
Internships at Airbus
Tasks & accountabilities
During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;
* End-user needs understanding and capture
* Requirements definition
* System and software specification
* Architectural design
* Development and implementation
* Integration and evolution
* Demonstration scenario generation
* Communication and advertisement
Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;
* Currently working towards a degree in an IT, scientific or engineering discipline
* Understanding and experience of Java, C++, C, IDE: NetBeans, Eclipse and MATLAB
* Knowledge of UML, SYSML, Agile (SCRUM) would be desirable
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Good team working 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.
Please note the closing date for applications to this position is 3rd November 2017.