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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Newport (Newport)

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Job Description:


SECURITY CLEARANCE: Involves working within the UK Defence industry, requiring the applicants to be UK Nationals Only (No Dual Nationals) and able to be security cleared to a UK Eyes Only SC level

LOCATION: Site Based Mon-Fri - Newport, South Wales (relocation packages offered)

TYPE: Full time/part-time. We at Airbus understand that flexibility is a growing priority in the employment market. That's why we're offering many of roles on a part-time and full-time basis with negotiable weekly hours and working days.


·  Financial Reward: Competitive salary, annual profit share, contributory pension, share options, car leasing scheme, free onsite parking, season ticket loan, tax-free technology scheme, discounted shopping and much more
·  Work / Life Balance: 37 hour week, flexible working around core hours and Friday afternoons off, hybrid working, up to 2 additional days per month as TOIL, option to buy/sell holiday
·  Personal Development: Personalised development plan, Airbus Leadership University and unlimited access to 10,000+ E-learning courses, internal mobility including international opportunities
·  Health & Wellbeing: Wellbeing benefits (including 24/7 online GP and mental health support), Employee Assistance Programme, discounted family health / dental insurance / eye tests, cycle-to-work scheme, on-site canteen and coffee shop
·  Family and Caregiving: Life assurance, enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and caregiving
·  Inclusive Environment: Wellbeing room, Multi-faith room, Employee Representative Groups (Gender, LGBTQ+, International, Generational, Disability, Social & Cultural Diversity, Neurodiversity)

Our world is changing. And so are we. From our commitment to zero-carbon flight ( #ZEROe ) to cleaning up space , sustainability is at the heart of our purpose . So what's your next change?

This role is a unique opportunity to lead a team of systems engineers across a variety of exciting projects with an acute focus on delivery. You will use your experience in systems engineering to guide multi-functional teams that include Software, Hardware, Mechanical and FPGA engineers towards the efficient delivery of High Grade Crypto and Key Management solutions. You will be an influential player in our task to design and deploy highly innovative encryption and cyber technologies. Furthermore, as a Senior Systems Engineer, you will have the chance to guide and mentor junior colleagues in an effort to encourage continuous improvement throughout the whole team.

Here at our lively site in Newport, you can expect a high focus on quality of life alongside supported career progression in one of the world's leading specialists in end-to-end cyber integration and high-grade encryption. On the doorstep of both the bustling capital as well as the lush Welsh countryside, our Cyber homestead has something for everyone. Become a local (if you're not one already) with our robust relocation package for renters and buyers.


·  Lead Systems Engineering processes to develop design solutions to engineering problems with a focus on project delivery
·  Be accountable for the success of engineering delivery when interfacing with other key leaders within the Cyber Programmes business
·  Be involved in the full lifecycle of the product, from requirements elicitation through to verification/certification
·  Collaborate with the system, hardware and software architects to ensure consistency and technical excellence throughout the engineering lifecycle
·  Develop, mentor and support junior engineers to generate Systems Engineering artefacts across the product development lifecycle


·  Experience leading engineers in the full Systems Engineering lifecycle
·  Demonstrable experience in project delivery with an understanding of the cost implications of technical trade-offs
·  Experience in piloting technical/detailed information and generate analytical overviews adapted to different stakeholders
·  Ability to apply learned skills and expertise and support more junior systems engineers

Not a 100% match? No worries! Airbus supports your personal growth with customised development solutions.


Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we’ll always do our best to accommodate your request.

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments for the selection process – you can share this with your Talent Acquisition Partner if you are invited to interview. Examples may include (but not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout, etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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 Defence and Space Limited

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Computing&Comm and Info& Data Processing

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