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Airbus Engineering
Location: Newport
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Software Jobs
Junior Software Engineer


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

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group, focused on developing defence and aerospace solutions for customers across the world. We are currently the second largest space company and one of the top ten defence companies, with sites in the UK, the rest of Europe and further afield.

We are presently looking for a Junior Software Engineer to join our Communications Product Engineering group. . Reporting to the Software team Lead you will gain hands-on experience in all facets of Software Engineering from Software Design and Development through to Integration, Commission and Test and will deal with challenging situations in real-world conditions. Also you will have access to a catalogue of training, both online and in person, which will allow you to develop your skills and experience.

Junior Software Engineer Role

As a part of the role, you will work as part of a software development team to aid the design, implementation, and integration of new features into software builds under the guidance and tutelage of the software team lead and architect.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

Daily maintenance of existing software.
Assessment and fixing of customer issues and ‘bugs’.
Implement new features, under the guidance of senior developers.

We are looking for applicants with the following experience:

Degree level of software engineering knowledge
Use of Linux-based operating systems
Knowledge of C, and C coding practices
Knowledge of Linux command line networking functions highly advantageous.
Understanding of IP networking, IPSec, and next-gen protocols are advantageous.
Involvement with Free and Open Source community advantageous.

In return we can offer a great compensation package with annual profit ; a growing list of company benefits and career development options across our transnational, market leading company

This role is based at our Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, and involves working within the UK Defence industry, requiring the applicant to be able to be security cleared to a UK SC level.

This role may involve travel to EuropeanAirbus D&S sites and international Suppliers/Customers. As such you must be able to travel accordingly.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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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