Software Engineer (Secure Comms)

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of ??? 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

A vacancy for a Software Engineer (Secure Communications) has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Newport. The successful applicant will join the Product Engineering team within our Secure Communications group.

What we offer

??? 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 Job Purpose

The Software Engineer is responsible to the Head of Product Engineering for executing allocated MoTaKo Software Work Packages within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.

The Software Engineer is responsible for demonstrating that the developed product meets all specified legislative and customer requirements, by:

??? Analysing requirements and specifying the software solution and work breakdown

??? Generating source code to implement all aspects of the software detailed design

??? Integration of software onto the target platform

??? Providing software technical support

Key Performance Measures

??? Planned versus Actual metrics for cost, time and quality against completed Work Packages.

??? To design and develop the equipment identified in the Software Development Plan in line with project delivery milestones.

??? To support the design and development of critical components where decisions may impact project timescales significantly.

??? To provide technical guidance to fellow team members

The primary focus of the job is:

??? Operational - delivery of project funded Work Packages.

??? Analytical ??? To identify and isolate errors in the product or system, their likely causes and solutions.

??? Ingenuity ??? To work on his/her own on a complete design from concept to delivery, possibly across multiple projects.

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.

Education & Qualifications

??? Degree level of software engineering

??? Use of Linux based operating systems (desirable)

??? Knowledge of C, and C coding practices (highly advantageous)

??? Knowledge of Linux command line networking functions (highly advantageous).

??? Understanding of IP networking, IPSec, and next-gen management protocols are advantageous, but not 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

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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