Waveform Systems Engineer
Airbus Defence and Space Portsmouth (Skynet)
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
A vacancy for a Waveform Systems Engineer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. The successful applicant will join the Modem Product Group.
The Modem Product Group is responsible for the research and development, design, implementation and subsequent support of advanced satellite modem products. As such the Group is involved in all aspects of satellite communications engineering, from leading-edge fundamental research of technologies, through Product Design to Consultancy.
The Group has been extremely successful and as a result there is very high demand for its services. In response to and to continue this success, the group needs to expand and so new roles are available. Amongst these roles is one for A Waveform Applications System Engineer. This engineer will join a team that is very much engaged in understanding and developing technologies for future products and providing consultancy services for its customers.
The purpose of the role is to closely interact with the specialist User communities in order to understand their underlying needs, how these can be resolved into realisable requirements, and then to work with and assist the Modem Group technical team to guide technology implementation that meet the User's need. The Waveform Systems Applications Engineer will be engaged interfacing with the User community, understanding the technical aspects of the User needs and their motivations for these needs. In addition, they will be responsible for expressing these needs to the technical teams, recommending technical solutions and undertaking the sub-system design of these solutions.
The successful applicant will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.