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Airbus Engineering
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Software Developer Placement (13 months)

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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

Location: Portsmouth

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.

Airbus offer a unique and exciting internship opportunity, enabling you to learn and work alongside satellites as well as allowing you to test your programming skills and refine them to reach an industry standard. The office is a welcoming environment, in which everyone is knowledgeable and more than happy to assist. You will have the chance to see the environments that the payloads are being built in, and see how the software you will be contributing towards has an impact and is used within this process.

Personal Statement Liam (previous intern): “I have been given the opportunity to learn about where I work and been able to see what my work will actually be used on, on the payload. From being here for my first month I have already learned about subjects which could go towards my final year’s honours project when I go back to university.”

Tasks

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

Given Documentation to learn and understand the code base which you will be working on
Developing, documenting and testing code which you have written
Involvement within a multi-developer agile team
Researching and utilising cutting-edge technologies
Pair programming with an experienced developer

Skills

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.

One application: Make It Possible, Make It Happen, Make It …Count!

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;

Degree, 2:1 or above in Computing, Computer Science, Software Development for Business or equivalent

An understanding of Object Oriented Principles
Good problem solving skills
A solid foundation in Java/C#
An interest in programming and technology
Knowledge of software architecture and design patterns

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.

Contact

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email -******* Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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.

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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