Graduate Software Enginee - Airbus

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Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.
South East, Portsmouth
Apply by:
18th November 2018
Start date:
September 2019
Job type:
Graduate job

Start date: September 2019
Location: Portsmouth
Application closing date: 11th November 2018
Number of roles: 2

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development and the chance to build your professional network.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.

You will work within the highly successful Network Management Systems (NMS) Centre of Excellence developing software products for use within secure communication networks worldwide.

The NMS team is predominately based in Portsmouth and looks at innovative solutions to the particular challenges of Satellite communication networks deployed for secure communications. This currently involves utilising the latest technologies including AI/ML, Angular front end and a micro service architecture as the back end to provide the business logic.


Main activities of the role:

¤ Development using Java enterprise or Python.
¤ Use of Machine Learning Frameworks, such as TensorFlow.
¤ Design of solution using UML.
¤ Integration and test of solution within a system environment.
¤ Deployment of solutions into active communication networks.
¤ Fault analysis and rectification on active communication networks.

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.


Relevant degree disciplines:
¤ Computer Science (BSc/MSc)

Relevant degree modules:
¤ Python , Java Development or any OO language
¤ Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning.
¤ Web Development ¤ Design / UML
¤ IP Networking/Software Defined Networking (SDN)
¤ Cyber Security

Technical / IT / Behavioural / Language skills required:
¤ Knowledge of full software lifecycle.
¤ Good knowledge of OO principles in terms of architectural and detailed design.
¤ Ability to work within a team environment sharing designs and working collaboratively to achieve deliveries.
¤ Knowledge of development for Windows or Linux platforms.
¤ Knowledge of software testing strategies.
¤ Experience of configuration management systems - The needs and benefits of software configuration.

Experience required: ¤ Experience of creation of a software application and ability to explain the process undertaken. ¤ Internship within a relevant environment would be beneficial.

This role will be based in Portsmouth and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.

Applications will be accepted from 17th September 2018 - 11th November 2018.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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.