Description de l'offre
AOCS/GNC Internship - 6 or 3 months
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
Start date: 2019
Duration: 6 months (1 position) & 3 months (2 positions)
Application closing date: 4th November 2018
An intern on AOCS/GNC (Attitude and Orbital Control System/Guidance, Navigation and Control) is required to join a team of engineers who work on current and future space missions. The internship is a stimulating blend of learning and technical work and the successful candidate will gain extensive experience in the design and analysis of space mission GNC, for both small studies and large projects. The department provides the AOCS/GNC engineering analysis and support to a number of large ESA projects currently being conducted at Airbus Defence and Space.
The internship profile requires a candidate with an excellent numerate background and preferably background in an aerospace related discipline, ideally with computer programming content and a specialisation in control systems. Experience in the use of Matlab and Simulink, mathematical modelling, control engineering and computer simulations would again be highly beneficial.
To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.
Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.
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Tasks & accountabilities
The initial duties and responsibilities are to support the AOCS/GNC Advanced studies team in the design and development of new concepts for AOCS/GNC and Flight Dynamics algorithms. Some of the tasks performed within the wider group are spacecraft control engineering, navigation and guidance, simulator development, mathematical modelling and algorithm development.
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.
Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.
o Studying a numerate degree (e.g. engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics etc.).
o Background with control engineering content.
o Background with some relevance to the aerospace industry.
Skills and Experience:
o General computer literacy, including MS Office.
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
o The ability to interact comfortably within a team environment.
o Embedded computer systems (e.g. Arduino, Raspberry Pi etc.)
o Mathematical modelling.
o Computer simulations.