GSD Integration Specialist

Publish Date
13 Jun 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Getafe ESP
Reference Code
10383647 DP EN EXT 2
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Product Management
Contract Type
Fixed-term contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)

GSD Integration Specialist

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

Are you creative and innovative? Are you customer- and solution-oriented? Are you prepared to re-think Information Management? It is an exciting time to join the Information Management (IM) Team. IM is the Information Technology (IT) business enabler and unique IM Business Partner for Airbus Defence and Space. As a central function, IM is involved in all business processes and enables technical as well as management careers. IM covers a wide range of state-of-the-art technologies and positions ranging from IT infrastructure, application support to governance or strategic consultancy. Especially for young talents IM offers best conditions for a successful career in an advanced and forward-looking environment. Working in IM means living global trends (developments) such as digitalization, innovation and a new way of working. Are you passionate for digital topics and interested in working in a diverse and international environment? Then join us as a GSD (Ground Support Devices) Integration Specialist in the IM Unit "Services Solutions, M&A, CIS & UAS". This Unit acts as the IM Business Partner for all service and support functions in the Airbus Defence and Space businesses as well as for the Business Clusters CIS (Communications, Intelligence and Security) and UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems). In addition, the Unit manages the subsidiary landscape of the Divisions from an IT perspective and the M&A activities.
To secure the functional and/or technical integration and manage the test cycles related with the E2E Product lifecyle, ensuring the correct integration of the different software components, applications and commercial products used to build the GSD systems and ensuring that these systems cover the operational scenarios and fulfill the contractual requirements agreed with our external customers.

Tasks & accountabilities

The tasks will be the following:
To liaise with software developers, system architects and software architects in order to define the integration test plan for the tools, software components, commercial products and hardware that compose the GSD system;
To coordinate the functional and technical integration;
To define the test strategy, scripts, scenarios and monitor tests execution to be used across the development phases;
To investigate the root cause of integration and test issues;
To manage the integration environments used for the system implementation, verification, validation and qualification, ensuring a strict configuration control and a correct assembly of the system components;
To recommend solutions and improvements on test and integration activities;
To identify and implement test automation opportunities and tools;
To produce integration artifacts (checklists and tools) for the delivered GSD systems (hardware and software, including configuration changes between versions) in all applicable operating scenarios and devices in order to check the correctness of the system assembly before delivery;
To conduct verification and validation activities for scenarios and use cases in which the collaboration between different system components is required;
To assist in the deployment of the system to ensure a correct assembly of the system components;

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

Required skills

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

  • Educated to a Computer Engineering, Information technology degree or a related discipline.
  • With the Ability to work in international environments
  • With 3-5 years of Experience in Information System Department.
  • Less than 3 years of Team Management will be highly valued
  • Experience in software development projects
  • Experience in testing and integration activities
  • Scripting tools for testing advisable
  • Negotiation Level of English


Airbus (Commercial Aircraft), Airbus Helicopters, Airbus Defence and Space
approx. 6,900
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Contact Data

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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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