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Satellite Communications Architect

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Stevenage
Salary/Rate: £45,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP


We are looking for a Satellite Communications Architect to represent Airbus Defence & Space Earth Observation and Science (EOS) UK as part of the TTC (Tracking, Telemetry, and Command) and Data Handling group.

Your Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Design, specify, and procure TTC and data transmission subsystems
  • Define the platform TTC and payload data transmission subsystem architectures and prepare equipment or subsystem requirements specifications
  • Manage the interfaces between the platform data handling equipment, the payload instruments, and their associated communications subsystems
  • Define and manage system data volume and RF link budgets.
  • Ensure compatibility between the on-board and ground communications hardware.
  • Perform the technical management of communications equipment subcontracts (inc Progress Meetings, Reviews, contractual changes etc)

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.
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.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with data bus architecture and protocols (MIL, CAN, Spacewire, etc.) as well as modulation and encoding schemes, packetisation, etc.
  • Knowledge of analogue and digital electrical interface standards
  • Ability to provide sufficient detailed data and information about system elements to enable the implementation consistent with architectural entities as defined in models and views of the system architecture and in accordance with the allocated requirements
  • Ability to develop a system/product and provide the level of confidence which is consistent with regulation and program requirements

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

Not a 100% match? No worries! Airbus supports your personal growth with customized development solutions.

What Airbus Can Offer You:

  • A competitive salary with annual profit share
  • An ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave 
  • Very strong, very real career development options across our transnational, market leading company.
  • A hybrid working pattern of 2 to 3 days per week in the office and 2 to 3 days remotely
  • Flexible hours - 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!

Have a question regarding this job offer? Please do not hesitate to get in touch 

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process - you can share 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

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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.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Contact Name: Airbus
Reference: TJ/7674/531680086
Job ID: 3125654

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