Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world's leading space businesses. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.
We are looking for a Radiation and Nuclear Hardening Engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space based in Portsmouth with frequent travel to the Stevenage site.
You will be part of the Engineering and Radiation division and report to the Head of Engineering and Radiation.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who already has experience working in the field of radiation/nuclear hardening of spacecraft, payloads and equipments and has a genuine interest in the space industry.
This role will see you working directly with customers so previous experience in this with the ability to present ideas and concepts to the customer is essential.
You will have a methodical approach to work, with sufficient commitment and drive to complete tasks to budget and within specified timescales.
The current team of 10 are split between the two sites and are looking to expand due to upcoming projects.
The main objective of the radiation & nuclear hardening engineer is to carry out radiation and nuclear hardening engineering activities for advanced satellite payloads and equipment.
The role is strongly technical, requiring direct involvement in performing tasks ranging from component selection and testing, to equipment analysis and review and also the assessment of intra-equipment effects to assure whole systems.
It will also be necessary to interface with customer representatives, other Airbus and subcontractor personnel and attend associated design reviews.
This role will involve frequent travel to the Stevenage site, as such you must be able to travel accordingly.
Due to the nature of some of these projects, all applicants must be a UK citizen as may be subject to MoD security clearance if successful.
Do you have a proven proficiency in radiation and nuclear hardening engineering gained in a professional capacity? If so, this role could be the move you have been looking for.
It would be a bonus if you have experience in any of the following: Radiation & nuclear hardening of spacecraft, including familiarity with space segment physical environment and design drivers.
Knowledge of 3-D modelling software would also be a huge bonus but full training will be provided.
Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at the 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.
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