Internship within Software Development: System monitoring and configuration in a distributed system

Publish Date
10 Aug 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Friedrichshafen GER
Reference Code
10390241 SS EN EXT 5
Interest Group
Functional Area
Software Engineering
Contract Type
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Not specified

Internship within Software Development: System monitoring and configuration in a distributed system

Airbus Defence and Space Friedrichshafen (ex Cassidian)

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

Location: Friedrichshafen
Start: October /November
Duration: 6 months

Airbus develops state of the art Product for the Border Security Business.
You will work in an Agile Team which develops a Command and Control (C2) software and the Surveillance software, key elements used within our Border Security product. The Surveillance software allows the Operator to assess the situation with the support of sensors like radar and cameras. The C2 software supports an operator to collect an Operational Picture so he can take decision and gives him the possibility to send orders to other Operators on the Field.
As an intern you will be completely involved with the SW development team.

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Tasks & accountabilities

Design and Develop a SW suite to ensure configuration and monitoring of a distributed system. Your role will involve the following exciting tasks:

  • Design and develop an interface to monitor the running services
  • Provide a host monitoring
  • Design and develop an interface to configure the system.
  • Collect and Display the System configuration (for example display on the map the configured zones)
  • Display the node configurations for all the nodes (National, Regional, Sector)
  • Develop HMI including Geo map for displaying status dashboard and configuring system data

Used Technology : Java, DDS as middleware, JavaFX, GIS (Geo Information System), SOA, distributed system

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

You offer:

  • Enrolled student within (Business) Information Technology, Software Engineering or similar field of study
  • Experience in Java
  • Experience in IntelliJ, Cassandra DB, Atlassian Suite would be a plus
  • Experience in continuous integration environment (gradle, Jenkins, Nexus, Git) would be a plus
  • Unix experience would be a plus
  • English: fluent I negotiation level
  • German skills would be a plus

You are a good team player and able to work independently. Besides you care about software and you have a passion for what you do. You have an eye for software and its design and you like to talk about technical topics due to your experiences and also from reading and experimentation. For you the internship would be more than just a new entry for your CV.


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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 10390241
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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