Systems Engineering Support

Publish Date
16 May 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Getafe ESP
Reference Code
10400518 NP EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Sub-system development
Contract Type
Fixed-term contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Mid-career (5+ to 10 years of experience)

Systems Engineering Support

Airbus Defence and Space Getafe (ex Airbus Military)

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 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 Systems Engineering Support has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Getafe .
The successful applicant will join Engineering Department .

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Systems Engineering process, culture, competency and discipline, on day-to-day business activities, enabled by adequate Methods & Tools (M&T) products and services. This support spans all aspects of the system lifecycle.

From concept development, to operational deployment and operations, until retirement:
Identify the stakeholder for the M&T to be developed and capture their needs and expectations - Identify boundary of the M&T to be developed - elicit and validate requirements whilst considering the complete system lifecycle - design and define possible architectures, in collaboration with IS/IT specialists, considering the functions and other requirements (constraints) - lead M&T modelling using appropriate modelling methods and tools - lead analysis (e.g. performance) - perform trade-off analysis in order to select the best solution fulfilling the requirements - validate architecture - define and manage interfaces requirements - lead verification of the implementation and its interfaces - lead operational and in-service evaluation - lead impact analysis of any design change request during the entire M&T product lifecycle

Required skills

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

  • Educated to degree level in Engineering
  • Experience in Engineering
  • Experience in Landing Gear and/or hydromechanical systems is required. Experience in customer support activities is highly valued
  • Experience in Project Management
  • English advanced
  • Spanish will be valuable


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