Product Studies Graduate - Airbus

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£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: 4th November 2018

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.

The Product Studies group sits within the Earth, Navigation and Science directorate (ENS) which undertakes the design and production of Earth Observation, Navigation & Science satellite systems. The group works on a range of studies and R&D programmes directed at next generation satellite systems and products.

The department requires a bright, enthusiastic and talented graduate engineer to work on a range of projects and internal R&D activities. This role requires a highly proactive and technically passionate individual. A strong ability to rapidly come up to speed with new technologies is essential as is an enquiring and creative approach.

Main activities of the role may include;

• Technical analysis of customer and market needs and development of system and product concepts.
• Modelling scientific processes using Matlab or equivalent tool.
• Development of software prototypes as required to support investigative activities.
• Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team within a project context.
• Spacecraft mission analysis.

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.


Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

• A strong interest and understanding of satellite systems.
• Strong mathematical background.
• Experience in complex algorithm development including usage of a scientific programming tool/language.
• Experience of Programming languages e.g. C/C++, Java, scripting languages etc.
• Technical document authoring.
• Ability to present complex technical solutions coherently and to an appropriate level of detail.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

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 - 4th 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.

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