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Airbus Engineering
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Architects Jobs
Radar Systems Engineer

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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

We are looking for a Radar Systems Engineer to join us at Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. You will join our Earth Observation, Science and Navigation group (ENS) and report to the Head of Microwave Instruments.

You will be responsible for the analysis, design, development and test of innovative Synthetic Aperture Radar Earth Observation Payload systems, hardware/software and components.

You will be subject to a BPSS (including criminal record) check.

Tasks and Responsibilities



Manage Payload design/development tasks through to completion, within the designated level of performance, schedule and cost requirements.



Capture requirements from top level mission, system or Payload specifications into key performance parameters and apportionment for specification on equipment’s and subassemblies.



Development and maintenance of performance models.



Participate in Payload integration, test and verification. Provide support to analysis of instrument test data.



Lead technical proposal preparation for Payload prospects.



Provide support to peer review of studies, projects and proposals.



Provide support to external projects and technical interfaces such as ESA, Eumetsat, UKSA or other national agencies as customer organisations.

This role with involve occasional Europeantravel, likely to be 2 to 3 times per year for 2 to 3 days at a time.

Required Skills



Technical understanding in the radar product field or equivalent products.



Exposure of the engineering development life cycle



Appreciation of performance analysis tools and methods.

What we 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.

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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