Internship within Software Engineering: Flexible Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Platform: Smallsat Payload Interfaces

Publish Date
13 Dec 2017
Airbus Defence and Space
Friedrichshafen GER
Reference Code
10390287 SS EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Functional Area
Contract Type
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Not specified

Internship within Software Engineering: Flexible Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Platform: Smallsat Payload Interfaces

Airbus Defence & Space Friedrichshafen (ex Astrium SL)

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

Are you looking for an internship? Would you like to discover the work of a Space Engineer? Then apply now! We look forward to you joining us as an intern (m/f) (35 hours/week, flexi-time).

Location: Friedrichshafen
Start: March / April
Duration: 6 months

Internships at Airbus

Tasks & accountabilities

  • Analysis of payload science data / Mass Memory Unit (MMU) interfaces
  • Implementation of science data storage in MMU
  • Implementation of corresponding payload and platform Cmd/Ctrl
  • Implementation / enhancement of drivers in Onboard SW.
  • Verification, Test and Documentation

Required skills

You offer:

  • Enrolled student within Software Engineering or similar field of study
  • knowledge in the areas of Information Systems
  • Sound knowledge in C++ and Linux
  • Preferably experience with embedded systems programming
  • English: fluent

You are a good team player, have excellent communication skills, and are able to work independently.


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Contact Data

Does this job description fit your objectives and profile? Take the next step in your career and come and join us!

How to apply:
Online via
Reference number 10390287
Please provide the following documents: cover letter, C.V., relevant certificates, current certificate of enrolment, excerpt from your study regulations/guidelines if it is a compulsory internship)

You can direct your cover letter to: Mrs. Seeger
Should you have general questions regarding this position you can write an E-Mail to:

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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