SCOF Lead Systems Engineer

Airbus Group

SCOF Lead Systems Engineer

Airbus Defence & Space

Hawthorn, United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a SCOF Lead Systems Engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space at our base in Hawthorn, UK.

The 6A SCOF design will be integrated alongside the existing SKYNET 5 SCOF, with the same level of resilience and diverse architecture at the UK sites.

The SCOF will comprise of the latest Airbus Spacecraft Control software, upgraded for operations with an Airbus Eurostar-NEO spacecraft, an updated Secure TT&C system comprising giving enhanced COMSEC and TRANSEC protection to the tele commands and telemetry.

Your Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the design, evaluation, integration and management of all aspects to ensure full TC & TM capabilities (launch to on station and final graveyard);
  • This covers all elements spacecraft ground control facilities such as, but not limited to: Spacecraft control applications; Supporting networks; Spacecraft databases; Fight dynamics applications; Payload and management applications; Crypto, SGTs and their associated RF systems;
  • Generate all associated documentation from bid through design certification to customer handover;
  • Specify, lead and carry out all associated VV&T activities.

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 and Experience

  • Previous experience in Spacecraft Ground Control Facilities;
  • Ability to specify, lead and carry out all associated VV&T activities;
  • Capability to assess innovative technologies and architectures, to deliver independent cost benefit analysis (manufacturer & operator related);
  • Ability to analyze customer requirements for transformation into a design solution, specifying requirements, designs, procurement, integration activities, scheduling and verifying quality and certification.

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

This role involves working within the UK Defence industry, requiring the applicants to be UK Nationals Only (No Dual Nationals) and able to be security cleared to a UK SC level.

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;
  • Flexible hours - 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!

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.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

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.

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