Software Engineer (f/m) – Simulation Development Environment

Publish Date
11 Jul 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Manching GER
Reference Code
10407895 SC DE EXT 2
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Software Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)

Software Engineer (f/m) – Simulation Development Environment

Airbus Defence and Space Manching

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 Software Engineer – Simulation Development Environment (m/f) has arisen within Airbus Defence and Space in Manching. The successful applicant will join “Simulation & Test Environment”.

Tasks & accountabilities

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, developing, and maintaining our simulation & test environments.
  • Contributing to the evolution of our middleware technology for distributed & real-time applications.
  • Applying cutting-edge technologies and techniques.
  • Supporting design and development of our flight simulator products.

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:

  • BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science or related
  • Outstanding programming skills in Java and C++
  • Excellent skills in programming with Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP)
  • Knowledge about Eclipse Modelling Framework (EMF) and the Eclipse community
  • Superior analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures and software design
  • Proven knowledge in multi-platform development, plugin architectures, and state-of-the-art programming paradigms, -patterns, -frameworks, -architectures
  • Skills in creating UX elements is a plus (artwork and visual design skills, Photoshop, JavaFX, Qt/QML)
  • English: fluent / negotiation level

What do we offer:

  • Challenging tasks for/with unique services and products
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in a professional and international work environment
  • Exciting development opportunities and perspectives
  • Extensive company training offers (eLearning and Classroom Trainings)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Compatibility of work and family life
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Good connections to public transport and local parking facilities
  • Catering facilities on site


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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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