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Mission Systems Engineer

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Stevenage
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £550,000
Type: Permanent


Work description:

The National Eyes Only (NEO) department in Airbus UK space systems is responsible for all proposals, R&D and studies in the domains of spaceborne ISR, SSA, BMD and Protect & Defend. The team also provides key resources to secure implementation projects. Several positions are available for Mission Systems Engineers to work within the NEO team.

Management responsibilities:

Candidates should have minimum three years of experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Bid management.
  • Study management.
  • Project management.
  • Engineering management.

Technical Responsibilities:

Candidates should have minimum three years of experience in at least one of the following technical areas:

  • Spacecraft systems engineering.
  • Passive and/or active RF space missions systems engineering.
  • Optical/hyperspectral space missions systems engineering.
  • Firmware / Software (FW/SW) development.
  • Experience with onboard processing.


  • A degree in Physics, Mathematics, Spacecraft Engineering or equivalent is mandatory. MSc or PhD in a relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and be an effective contributor in a diversified team.
  • Must demonstrate creative problem solving skills and well within a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to lead a study team and drive them towards a design solution.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Highly pro-active and innovative.


The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain at least UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role. Former members of the British Armed Forces are strongly encouraged to apply.

We 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.

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/7674/531727042
Job ID: 3125752

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