System Design Authority (Cyber Security)

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airbus Cyber Security is a European specialist in cyber security. Our mission is to protect governments, military and critical national infrastructure enterprises from cyber threats

We provide a global cyber defence approach that dynamically aims to protect, detect and respond to cyber threats with a portfolio including managed security services, industrial control system offerings, encryption, key management and consultancy services

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a System Design Authority within Airbus Cyber Security in Newport, South Wales.

This position can offer you:

- Challenging tasks in a company with some of the most innovative cyber security technology and services

- Integration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of Europe

- Participation in Europe-wide projects as prime supplier

- Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player

- An attractive company pension scheme

- Airbus Group success share scheme

- An extensive range of additional benefits, such as car options, travel insurance for the whole family, child care vouchers, etc.

- Flexible working hours ??? The SDA has responsibility for the certification and authorisation of all aspects of requirements devolvement, design, design proving, manufacture, integration and testing.

??? The SDA has responsibility for preparation, updating and custody of the system/architectural specifications, drawings and other data associated with the design.

??? The SDA has responsibility for preparing appropriate certificate of design and its submission for acceptance.

??? The SDA has responsibility for design compliance with applicable product liability issues in liaison with designated company authorities.

??? The SDA has responsibility for ensuring effective engineering processes are utilised in the execution of the project.

??? Using appropriate tools and techniques to design and develop equipment to AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE standards and specification requirements.

??? Involvement in the development of the engineering department functions and procedures.

??? To be responsible for their own career development.

??? To be responsible for their own time management with regard to project task milestones.

??? Provide technical guidance in at least one major tool or technique used by AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE.

??? Able to use all disciplines required in designing the whole or part of a project as determined by project milestones and their team leader.

??? Be aware of technological/engineering developments and issues in industry and interact with the engineering management to continuously improve engineering.

??? Use experience to support the design and development of critical components where decisions may have a significant impact on project timescales.

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.

Essential Experience

??? Must be capable of solving complex problems requiring expertise in numerous technical fields.

??? Must be capable of owning the technical understanding of an entire design in multiple technical disciplines.

??? Must be an experienced engineer, with a successful track record of leading complex software/hardware product development, integration and qualification

??? Must have experience of systems design & implementation for data communications products in commercial or military environments.

??? Must have experience of embedded software development utilising bespoke hardware.

??? Must be familiar with process driven software/hardware development

??? Must have experience of the full project lifecycle.

Essential Skills

??? Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communications skills

??? Must have an excellent understanding of work package definition, estimation and planning

??? Must have excellent team leadership skills, with evidence of skills in negotiation and conflict resolution

Desirable Skills

??? Experience of cryptographic product development

??? Experience of Requirements Management (e.g. using DOORS).

??? Experience with data/voice communications protocols (e.g. networking, network management, VOIP)

??? Experience in developing embedded software for network devices.

??? Experience of design for manufacture (software test, productionisation of the hardware design)

Must have existing UK SC security clearance, or be capable of attaining UK SC clearance

This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad

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.

We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you

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

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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