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Airbus UpNext - IVV Manager (m/f)

  • CDI
  • Toulouse (Haute Garonne)
  • IT development

Job description

Job Description:

Airbus UpNext is looking for the IVV Manager 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 IVV Manager you are defining the validation strategy, steps to support the deployment and operation of the demonstrator.

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

This job comes with a fixed mission for 3 years (CDI-C).


Passionate and impatient about testing hypotheses and bringing learning into the business based on concrete demonstrations, you are the type of person who thinks about “how things can be done” rather than “if they can be done”.

By being a IVV Manager, you will:

Prepare the validation strategy during the early phase of the project, defining the resources, and functions needed for each step 

Drive the validation activities

Interface with major components providers involved in the demonstration in order to synchronize deliveries (test bed, operational system)

Validate the design in line with quality, approval and safety needs

Liaise with internal and external stakeholders

Coordinate tests execution to be performed on-ground or in-orbit

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What you bring :

Passion about technology, science

Relevant experience in validation and deployment of complex engineering projects

Expertise in benefits and dependency mapping, risk management, quality control, resources, planning

Experience in 5G communication systems

Able to motivate, influence, inspire and empower team members to a high level of performance to meet immediate team objectives and deliver towards overall team goals

Demonstrated ability to set and meet goals, assess resource needs, develop schedules, monitor and communicate status, and experiment new ways of working.

Autonomy, Adaptability, Availability, Accountability.

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

Share the values of transparency, courage, humility, empathy.

English at negotiation level is mandatory.

Willing to have fun


What you get:

Develop 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.

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Employment Type:
Fixed term


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Job Family:
Structure Design & Integration

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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 .

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