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Airbus UpNext - 5G System Architect (m/f)

  • CDD
  • Toulouse (Haute Garonne)
  • IT development

Job description

Job Description:

Airbus UpNext is looking for the 5G System Architect to explore 5G Non-Terrestrial-Network capabilities based on space platforms .

Our objective is to explore many new technologies and to support the strategic ambitions of Airbus. As such, be prepared for a wild ride, digging into unconventional ways of working, and be ready for many pivots throughout, as we will explore the unknown.

As the 5G System Architect,  you are responsible for the end-to-end telecommunications system in 5G.

This position is based in Toulouse, and we will collaborate with teams across Europe and an international partnership landscape. 

This job comes with a 3 year CDI-C contract.


Ensure E2E design and validation of the telecommunication mission

Link with 5G experts on standardization and partners for the 5G E2E telecommunication

Your Boarding Pass

What you bring:

Experience and solid knowledge in 5G standard and technology (System Architecture and Radio Access Network), satellite telecommunication systems and Satellite Radio Access Network architecture.

Additional knowledge in PNT and telecom mission/satellite SW would also be a plus.

Passion about technology, science.

Power to take initiatives to propose simpler and efficient ways of working.

Hands-on and solution oriented attitude.

Autonomy, Adaptability, Availability, Accountability.

Joy in working in an international, diverse and geographically located team.

Values of transparency, courage, humility, empathy.

English at negotiation level is mandatory.

Willingness to have fun.

What you get:

Designing critical components of the future's space.

An environment that not only fosters your development in many ways, but also rewards it with plenty of room to grow.

A shared open space office with highly skilled multicultural teams.

Ability to craft your calendar with flexible hours/Opportunity to work remotely.

UpNext communities bonding events.

A high-achieving, experienced and fun team.

About us

Founded in 2017, Airbus UpNext is actively shaping the future of aerospace by using demonstrators to evaluate, mature and validate new products and services.

Designed as a talent incubator, Airbus UpNext is a place where you can act and think like a startup while building on the strong expertise of Airbus, a place where you are empowered to challenge and test new processes and ways of working.


Our purpose is:

To identify the trends that could disrupt the future of the aerospace industry and evaluate them to demonstrate their potential as a viable product.

To accelerate traditional research cycles and prototype development to achieve proof of concept in a real environment and at a convincing scale and speed.

To develop real-world applications for emerging aerospace technologies, thereby driving their maturity and increasing their value.

To be THE reference for Technology Value Assessment

Our Values: #Keep it Simple #Be Audacious #Exploring Together

Our DNA: #Speed of Execution, #Caring for Each Other, #Open to the World

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.

Airbus UpNext SAS

Employment Type:
Fixed term


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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.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to .

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

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