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Technical Authority Intern (12 months)

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Airbus Defence and Space Ltd.

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.

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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.

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

Joining the Technical Authority team you will be working with a highly experienced team of system architects and engineers within secure communications. We are a team that spans three UK Airbus sites and our programmes have both a UK and European focus, developing the next generation of communication systems.
You will have the opportunity to grow and apply your Technical, Interpersonal and Organisational skills and contribute to the team’s success in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Tasks & accountabilities

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include:

  • Supported technical tasking within live system programmes.
  • Independent working on supporting activities.
  • Managing the team reporting, to ensure effective management reporting.
  • Assisting in network security tasking, as required.
  • Maintaining team communication and information on the global tool.

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

Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to acquire information quickly using diverse sources including documentation and discussion.
  • Communication skills to ensure that the message is understood.
  • Demonstrable independent working, but know when to seek assistance to maintain progress.
  • Problems solving to find a way forwards.
  • Organisational skills to ensure timely reporting and communication.
  • IT application skills.

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 10423670 D EN EXT 4
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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
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