GNC/AOCS and Robotics Engineer - Airbus - Stevenage - Wizbii

GNC/AOCS and Robotics Engineer

  • By Airbus
  • Stevenage (United Kingdom)
  • Automation
2018-07-14T09:17:21+0000

Job description

GNC/AOCS and Robotics Engineer

Airbus DS 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 interested in learning about Aerospace, spacecraft and Robotics? Do you have dynamics and controls experience? Wanting to join a knowledgeable team who knowledge share and where your ideas are not only listen to - but actioned as well?

Then this is the role for you!

As an experienced engineer you will be joining a team of Attitude and Orbit Control System / Guidance Navigation and Control (GNC / AOCS) analysts to work on current and future space missions. The job includes the design, analysis and test support activities associated with the development of a GNC/AOCS system for space applications.

The department provides the GNC / AOCS engineering design, analysis and support to a number of large ESA projects being conducted at Airbus DS Stevenage, including Solar Orbiter (observing the Sun's heliosphere and solar wind) and ExoMars Rover (a mission to land and operate an autonomous rover vehicle on Mars). The department also leads a number of technology R&D studies (both internal and external) in the areas of advanced GNC and robotics.

The position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.

Seeked profile

Tasks & accountabilities

¤ Perform GNC/AOCS design and analysis activities through the full engineering lifecycle from initial concept design, rapid prototyping, all the way through to support to final validation
¤ Produce the associated documentation (design justifications, Software requirements for GNC/AOCS algorithms, performance analysis documentation etc.)

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.

Required skills

¤ Matlab and Simulink experience
¤ Ability to develop Software to a prototype level (non-real time simulator development under C / Matlab).
¤ A background in Engineering / Physics / Science / Technology / Computer Science (or similar) and preferably an interest in the space engineering sector.
¤ Knowledge of dynamics and control is essential, as is experience in the use of Matlab, Simulink.
¤ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
¤ The ability to interact comfortably within a team environment.
¤ Mathematical modelling, computer simulations and software development
¤ Dynamics and control engineering knowledge.
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About Airbus

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).

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