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Modem Systems Engineer Intern (12 months)

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Airbus Defence and Space Ltd. (Skynet)

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. 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.

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Description of the job

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.

The Modem Centre of Excellence undertakes fundamental research into and then the design, development and support of state-of-the-art satellite modem technologies. The group’s remit extends to ‘adjacent’ areas areas such as network security, baseband telecommunication and network management technologies. The successful candidate will be guided to become proficient in many technical and non-technical areas. In our experience these will become the bedrock of a successful career.

Tasks & accountabilities

Main activities of the role may include:

  • A keen interest and ability to understand modern traffic interfaces and control techniques and how they relate to satellite communications.
  • Using and developing your skills to allow you to design, discuss and review product solutions using requirements derived in SysML.
  • Using and developing your skills to allow you to implement your designs in VHDL, C++ or similar languages
  • Be involved in the test of our products technical capabilities within a representative system environment.
  • Be willing to support demonstrations of our products and technologies to (for example) internal and external customers.

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

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

  • A keen interest in telecommunications systems, their technologies and allied subjects such as Information Security
  • Studying subjects such as Computer Science, Communications Engineering, Electronics or related subject.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good written and verbal communication 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.

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Job ID Number: 10423811 D EN EXT 6
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Portsmouth
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  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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