Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage
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.
Description of the job
Are you a passionate Antenna RF Engineer? Interested in supporting tests and having direct contact with the end customer? Looking to design gold standard antennas? Interested in working on the National Satellite Programme (NSP)? Interested in Geostationary Satellite or Constellation? Looking for to work for a company that is playing the first role in Antenna solution for telecom satellite?
Then this is the role for you!
As an Antenna RF Engineer you will be joining a, close-knit and welcoming team, of more than 20 multi-cultural Engineers. You will be responsible for the life of product from Negotiation to in orbit test - including design phase, product development process, prototype build, product qualification and production build.
This role would require some travel in other European Airbus sites.
For the right person, there are 3 x career paths available for this role:
¤ Recognised expert in RF Antenna
¤ Develop Team Leader skills by managing a team of 2-3 Engineers
¤ Develop Project Manager skills by monitoring and delivering the projects on schedule and on budget
The successful candidate may need to gain UK Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
You will be provided with training and support, to be responsible for the following:
¤ Design and development of active antennas, including phased arrays.
¤ Work on new product development.
¤ Participation in investigation, development and testing where overall operational, space, functional and similar design requirements have been specified.
¤ Perform design and development of advanced antennas, antenna subsystems, arrays and antenna elements.
¤ Support writing of reports, white papers, bids, proposals, specification definitions and acceptance test procedures.
¤ Support design and implementation of RF integrated circuits for Front-end Modules implementing active antenna systems
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.
¤ Good Analytical and mathematical skills
¤ An understanding / interest in as many of the following as possible:
* Microwave Engineering
* RF (Radio Frequency) Engineering.
¤ MATLAB analysis and basic programming.
¤ Antenna feeds.
Constructeur aéronautique, Airbus est aujourd’hui le leader mondial de la construction d’avions de ligne. Créé à la fin des années 1960 avec le projet A300, lancé à l’initiative de plusieurs pays européens, il fabrique des avions de 100 places (A318) à plus de 500 places (A380). Il appartient au groupe EADS, renommé « Airbus Group » en 2014, et présent sur 170 sites dans le monde. 6000 avions Airbus sont aujourd’hui en exploitation, avec une volonté du constructeur aéronautique de mettre l’accent sur la réduction de l’empreinte carbone (réduction de la quantité de CO2 produite par avion).
Airbus, dont le siège est situé près de Toulouse, compte 59 000 employés dans le monde et 15 sites principaux situés en France, Allemagne, Espagne et Royaume-Uni (ainsi que d’autres sites aux Etats-Unis, en Chine, au Moyen-Orient et au Japon).