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Graduate Communications (Signal Processing) Engineer

  • Internship
  • Portsmouth (Portsmouth)
  • Energy / Materials / Mechanics

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Job description

AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 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.

Job Description

Start date: September 2021

Location: Portsmouth

Application Deadline: we will close the advert once we have received sufficient applications so please get your application in early to avoid disappointment.

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period we will offer a combination of both focused formal training, as well as on-the-job learning and the chance to build your professional network.

The programme includes core technical and behavioural training elements that will form an integral part of your learning and help you become familiar with the company and its culture. The training provided will help to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.

The Graduate Communications (Signal Processing) Engineer role lies within the Satellite Communciations Modem department, a centre of excellence for this technology within Airbus Defence & Space. The role provides an exciting opportunity to contribute directly to the design, implementation and validation of cutting-edge Modem Products that sit at the heart of a Satellite Communications system.


Main activities of the role may include;

·  Working with Communciation System Engineers and external stakeholders to develop and understand the key requirements and overall architecture for the technology development
·  Contributing to detailed design and analysis activities through simulation and mathematical modelling of communcation system elements
·  The implementation of Digital Signal Processing algorithms on target platforms (e.g. FPGA devices), together with their integration and testing
·  Capturing design, implemetation and test aspects and communicating them with other team members in both written and oral (presentation) form


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.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

·  Knowledge and experience of the design trade-offs and implementation considerations (e.g. in software and/or firmware) involved in modern digital communications systems
·  A Degree in a relevant technical field, e.g. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
·  Excellent communication and decision-making skills
·  An ability and willingness to work constuctively as part of a small team together with self-sufficiency on individual tasks

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

This role will be based in Portsmouth and will receive the full Airbus Defence & Space Graduate programme benefit package including an annual Salary of £27,000, plus a welcome payment of £2,000.


Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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.

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.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
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.