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Electrical Systems 12 Month Placement 2021

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

Airbus Placement Years provide exceptional opportunities to young graduates to develop their technical skills by working side by side with our professional engineers. With Airbus, you can create and contribute to what matters most in your career, in your community and around the world. As an Airbus Defence & Space Electrical Systems placement student, you’ll work in a function tied to your studies in major space engineering domain such as Power system, Harness design, On Board Date Handling, RF- Communication, etc. Join us in building the future of aerospace.

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  • Support to early concept studies, including RF link budget assessment, data handling, and power and energy balance of the spacecraft.
  • Work on an Research & Development Project
  • Design wiring architecture, harnesses, and physical wire routing installations.
  • Develop and validate electromagnetic requirements for units and electrical systems.


Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

Our placements 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;

  • Currently studying a degree that covers one or more of the following electrical disciplines
  • Power analysis and energy balance, including sizing and selection of Solar Array, batteries and Power Conditioning & Distribution system
  • RF Communications
  • EMC 
  • Data handling and communication protocols, including storage and transfer of information
  • MATLAB/Simulink modelling/ C/C++
  • Advanced Excel skills (i.e. Formatting, VBA & Macros, etc.)
  • A keen interest and passion for space and the industry.

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

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