Technical Manager (Cyber Security)

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airbus CyberSecurity 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Technical Manager (Cyber Security) within Airbus Cyber Security in Newport, South Wales.

The Technical Manager (Cyber Security) is accountable for leading the engineering team on a project, and ensuring that the specified architecture is implemented in a timely, cost efficient manner that will meet the needs of the schedule.

They are responsible for defining the strategy for engineering delivery and the leadership, ensuring that the specialist engineering teams are brought together effectively to deliver the engineering content of the project.

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

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

??? Typically responsible for engineering deliveries between MG4 and MG10 gates

??? Defines the scope of work for specific work-packages, including resource needs defined in terms of skills and quantities

??? Responsible for the technical assurance of the development, both in terms of ensuring that the development is compliant to the requirements and architecture as set out by the System Architect and that it is carried out in accordance with the processes and procedures as agreed with the Chief Engineer.

??? The Technical Manager is responsible for ensuring that disparate specialist engineering functions are directed and co-ordinated to efficiently deliver work packages as required, including managing engineering dependencies, risks and issues.

Your challenges will be to:

??? Lead a multi-disciplined team through design, development, integration and qualification of complex technical solutions whilst ensuring development benefits for other system elements (component reuse)

??? Use political and influencing skills to reach agreement on system matters with customers, the engineering team and other internal departments

??? Be an individual contributor, planning own work but co-ordinating other functional areas to achieve project goals

??? Be aware of legislative and government policies affecting the development of products for UK and export

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.

We are looking for applicants with the following skills and experience:

- Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in engineering / IT related discipline.

- Product related training relevant to area of expertise

- 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.

- Experience and knowledge of CS3 is peferable

- Must be familiar with process driven software development

- Must have experience of the full project lifecycle.

- 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

- Negotiation level English is required

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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