Lead Systems Engineer - Communications

Airbus Group

Lead Systems Engineer - Communications

Airbus Defence & Space

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Military Satellite Communications Systems Engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space our lively site in Portsmouth, UK.

You will be joining the team that has been key to the successful delivery and operation of the Skynet 5 system and is now providing the technical and analytical leadership for Skynet 6A.

You will be working closely with the System Design Authority, Chief Engineer and lead Ground Systems Architect to deliver the communications system solutions of Skynet 6A from initial requirements, but potentially also starting from abstract or speculative system/user needs.

Your Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Developing communications system solutions and supporting their implementation and delivery into operational service;
  • Working within the team and the wider programme community to assist with the adherence to systems engineering processes;
  • Ensuring overall systems engineering consistency of the resulting specifications, design, implementation and acceptance, where necessary guiding the implementation teams and providing arbitration in the event of any technical issues arising;
  • Awareness of potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

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

  • University degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications, or related discipline;
  • Proven experience in the design, implementation and delivery of communications systems;
  • In-depth knowledge of Systems Engineering processes on large and/or complex engineering projects;
  • Familiar with the architectural design of ground facilities used in satellite communications systems.

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;
  • 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!

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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