Tactical Data Links Integration Engineer

Publish Date
13 Feb 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Getafe ESP
Reference Code
10397237 DP EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Computing&Communication, Info&Data processing
Contract Type
Fixed-term contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Mid-career (5+ to 10 years of experience)

Tactical Data Links Integration Engineer

Airbus Defence & Space Getafe (ex Cassidian)

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.

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

A vacancy for a Tactical Data Links Integration Engineer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Getafe (Madrid)). The successful applicant will join TEAMC-TL4 department.

Tasks & accountabilities

The main tasks will be:
Tactical Data Link integration activities for several Ground and Aircraft platforms, through the whole development process:

  • Operational Concept definition, Customer requirements capture, interoperability analysis,
  • Equipment HW and installation requirements specification,
  • Equipment SW requirements specification, interfaces definition with other A/C Systems,
  • supplier agreements and monitoring, equipment configuration control,
  • Rig and A/C test results analysis, problems investigation,
  • Support to system qualification, verification, validation and certification activities.

Develop and integrate Information & Communication System/ Sub-system / Equipment / Component / Module matching the required safety, quality and performance levels according to Airbus systems engineering processes and the needs of our customers.
Ability to identify the activities of the development life cycle that are necessary to develop a system/product and provide the level of confidence which is consistent with regulation and program requirements - Define checkpoints and reviews with associated maturity expectation aligned with program phases and gates -Provide sufficient detailed data and information about system elements to enable the implementation consistent with architectural entities as defined in models and views of the system architecture and in accordance with the allocated requirements

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to a Telecommunications, Industrial Engineering degree or a related discipline.
  • At least 3 to 5 years of Experience in Engineering.
  • Experience in Tactical Data Links – Link 16, VMF, JRE, etc. is needed.
  • Negotiation level in English


Airbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus Helicopters, Airbus Defence and Space
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Contact Data

Please apply on line for this vacancy using your eRecruiting profile with your CV attached.
In case you have any further questions, please contact: The Airbus Group Recruitment Centre.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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