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Communications System Engineer

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Blandford
Salary/Rate: £35,000 - £55,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

A vacancy has arisen for a Communications System Engineer within Airbus Defence and Space, to join our Communications and Information Systems (CIS) Defence, Test and Reference Centre in Blandford, Dorset.

Reporting directly to the HO Service Management in the maintenance, operation and configuration of the military Information Systems (IS). 

Location: Blandford Camp, Dorset

Salary: £Competitive + Package (DOE)

Job Type: Permanent

Training/Progression: Training will be provided in key areas where necessary

You will need to be eligible to gain or already hold UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role with the possibility of requiring UK DV Security Clearance.


  • Build, maintain and support the test environments using the military IS in accordance with current MOD policy and guidelines.

  • Configuring IS networks to meet the needs of the technical tests.

  • Interoperability with national and international military IS and test equipment. 

  • Provide support, advice, guidance for the build standards and upgrades for military IS equipment. 

  • System level maintenance on Military IS, including serviceability checks and inspections.

Required Experience / Skills:

  • Communications or information systems Level 3 BTEC qualification or equivalent.

  • CCNA part 1 or N+ level knowledge.

  • A Network engineer with experience of communications and information systems.

  • Experience of configuring VMWare and virtual machines.

  • Experienced in contemporary deployable military information systems.

  • Experience in using MS Visio (Advantageous) 

In return we can offer 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 and 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 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.


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/7674/3125696
Job ID: 3125696

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