Airbus Defence & Space Stevenage
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
This role is based at our Stevenage site and will form part of the Systems Engineering team. The team are responsible for the provision of project delivery and installation of services across all Airbus Defence and Space owned sites and at customer sites (as applicable), also support for the provision of Network Management Systems and Fault Management System infrastructure implementation. This role also provides service design and implementation advice to the support teams. The Systems Engineer will typically engage at the preparation for Critical Design Review stage of the project.
¤ Network design support to the design lifecycle (PDR, CDR & FsDR).
¤ Diagnostic support to faults and security alerts on our firewalls.
¤ Patching and anti-virus updates and upgrades to our firewalls keeping them up to date and 'safe'.
¤ Creation and maintenance of a lab facility enabling design and diagnostic support to the business.
Travel is expected to the Ground Station installations on a frequent basis. As part of the role there will also be a requirement to travel to customer installations overseas.
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
Tasks & accountabilities
Typical activities will include:
¤ Liaison with customer, SDA and project manager to capture all user and system requirements in order to define the service requirements specification.
¤ Create full system design extrapolating from PDR design documents, including the creation of system concept model (if applicable) and all relevant documentation.
¤ Implement & test the service (including provision of oversight for installation activities). Systems engineers are expected to support installation at any of our customer's sites. As a result overseas travel is to be expected.
¤ Development and ownership of Design documentation required for CDR and FsDR, including detailed design document, dialling plans etc.
¤ Liaising with relevant Network Management Service teams to produce a suitable fault management solution, and or billing solutions as appropriate.
¤ Lead the VV&T stage of the project coordinating support from other groups as necessary.
¤ Provide support for the service transition into operations, ensuring that suitable handovers are provided to relevant operational staff.
¤ Supporting Incident Management escalations providing diagnosis and recommendations.
¤ Must have demonstrable knowledge of, IP, VOIP and MPLS systems.
¤ IP competent to professional level,
¤ Knowledge of satellite communications systems.
¤ Knowledge and use of encryption devices including DCAP, Mini Catapan and Ectocrypt.
¤ Knowledge of serial communication protocols.
¤ Knowledge of test methods for the above mentioned technologies.
¤ Good report writing and general communication skills.
¤ Must be analytical and able to diagnose and recommend problem resolution.
- United Kingdom
- Airbus Defence and Space
- approx.. 1,200
- Open positions
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