Information Management (IM) Functional Architect WING

Publish Date
14 Sep 2017
Airbus (Commercial Aircraft)
Bristol GBR
Reference Code
10353419 EW EN EXT 4
Interest Group
Managerial staff
Functional Area
ICT Architecture
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Not specified

Information Management (IM) Functional Architect WING

Airbus Filton

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. 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

An opportunity has arisen for an Information Management (IM) Functional Architect Wing to be based in Filton, as a member of the Information Management Function responsible for End to End Product Lifecycle Management (E2E PLM) tools within Airbus.

E2E PLM tools are used across the design, manufacture and support areas for the aircraft. In this role you will work as part of the UK team linking into the transnational function to influence the overall solutions that will be used for Wing, promote standard solutions across Airbus for Wing, Lead research into new technologies and methods, which provide value to Wing activities through close customer engagement.

Tasks & accountabilities

Within this role, your main activities will include;

  • Challenges, supports, and brings to maturity new projects by raising awareness about how new technologies can help and by forecasting emerging Business processes thus being the driver of Information Systems integration.
  • Performs the technical design of the application and infrastructure components of a new solution according to the defined functional design.
  • Plans and is accountable for the implementation and integration of software and/ or IM systems. Is accountable for the global consistency and costs of the Information systems and its appropriate urbanization. Mission: Balances technological opportunities

with business (process) requirements.

  • Maintains a holistic view of the organisation's strategy, processes, information and IM assets; Links the business mission, strategy and processes to the IT strategy.
  • Defines and promote standards.
  • Designs, integrates and implements IM solutions from a technical perspective.
  • Ensures, that technical solutions, procedures and models for development are up-to-date and comply with standards.
  • Watches technology development and integrates into new solutions

Required skills

As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • Education to degree level and with an aeronautical background
  • Experience of Architecture Design and data management
  • Good understanding of Wing Engineering
  • Confidence with functional design tools, Catia V5, PDM as well as system engineering tools
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

This position has been graded BV(A)


United Kingdom
Bristol & Filton
Airbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus (Corporate Functions)
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