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Systems Engineer - SatComs

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Portsmouth
Salary/Rate: £45,000
Type: Permanent

We are now looking for Systems Engineers (SatComs) to join us in Airbus Defence and Space in Portsmouth. You will join our Network Management Systems (NMS) group and report to our Head of NMS Centre of Competence - creating solutions for the next generation of satellite communication management systems. 

We see positions in the NMS team as a great opportunity to shape future products and solutions that we develop and deploy. The NMS team is a Research and Technology (R&T) package, focusing on filling technology gaps and developing solutions. The team are looking at building future satcom systems using the latest technologies, next level of automation and are very collaborative within the business. 

You will be an experienced software systems engineer with a good background in delivering software projects. Within our team, you will work to understand, elaborate and model the system requirements for the software specific elements of a satellite communication system.

We're proud of our ability to support your development, and if you are already working at this level of responsibility we can help build on your strengths and provide opportunities to work on interesting and rewarding space and defence projects with like-minded people.

You will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance for this role.

Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Defining System Level design and ensuring relevant peer review

  • Contributing to system designs - capturing the role of software products and ensuring these will become a working system

  • Working with our development teams to share the high-level architecture

  • Coordinating with the Product Owner to ensure capabilities are captured on the product backlog and aiding creation of user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Collaborating with the Ground Systems team to ensure user requirements are fully captured and traced

  • Getting involved in daily operations when needed, to meet critical schedules or resolve complex problems

This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Skills & Experience

  • System engineering

  • Experience in modelling to capture the system design; defining the software system architecture at a high level, using a modelling language (SysML, UML, etc)

  • Track record of systems engineering and agile methodologies would be useful

  • A background/interest of satellite communication systems/industry (doesn't have to be military)

  • Commercial background of understanding the system aspects in a project and determining the role of the software components in 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!

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. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Reference: TJ/7674/531707140
Job ID: 3125700



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