Trainee / Early Careers - Digital Hardware Engineer

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
15 Nov 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 are over 700 experts based across our main locations in France, Germany and the UK, each with a Security Operating Centre, we also operate in the US and the Middle East.

We deliver reliable cyber security products and services that meet the highest requirements and protect you against 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.

Our goal: Protect our customers and support their business needs with cyber security products and services.

We are passionate about cyber security. If you share our passion, we want to speak with you.

Interested in watching your ideas being manufactured ??? evolving from dreams into reality? Looking for a role that will provide training? Looking to work with hardware that tackles Cryptographic, cryptology, encryption and decryption solutions? Then this is the role for you!

Due to combination of organic growth and new projects, we???re looking for a Trainee / early careers Hardware Engineer to join our Hardware Engineering team. You will be based in Newport and working on Digital Electronics solutions / services utilised by the Cyber Security team for Trusted MOD / Government infrastructure.

This role will suit someone from the following backgrounds:

??? Straight out of studies

??? Research / R&D

??? A few years commercial experience

??? A digital design / Electronics background who is open to training

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 You will be reporting to the Head of Hardware Engineering for executing allocated electronics hardware design work packages within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.

Resolve clearly defined problem statements into design solutions / prototypes typically up to 6 ??? 12 months in duration. You will be responsible for specifying, performing and documenting electronics hardware design for allocated elements of the product design architecture, by:

??? Specifying hardware architectures and solutions to problem statements.

??? Performing in-house electronics design for allocated area of responsibility.

??? Adequately documenting the design for allocated area of responsibility.

??? Controlling and reviewing work of the members of their team

Main activities of the role:

??? High-speed Digital hardware Design.

??? Schematic capture and PCB layout.

??? FPGA design.

??? Full cycle development from requirements capture through to production support.

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.

To be successful for this role, you need to have the following (Academic / commercial) skills / experience:

??? A proven interest in new technologies and Electronic Engineering.

??? A deep interest in how things work.

??? High-speed Digital hardware Design.

??? Understanding / knowledge of Schematic capture and PCB layout.

??? An interest in learning about FPGA design and Electronics 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

????Please apply for this vacancy online at our careers site ( with your CV attached.

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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