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Graduate Payload Equipment Specialist

  • Internship
  • Portsmouth (Portsmouth)
  • IT development

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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.

From day one, you will be assigned to a particular department and will be guided through the various placement opportunities that exist within your function. This, along with training provided works to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.

The Equipment Specialist department provide the principal point of technical contact between internal and external equipment suppliers and company multidisciplinary project/ production teams, covering the whole payload product life cycle - from monitoring the development of new equipment (and assessing its readiness to bid) to providing in orbit performance feedback.

In this role you will support Equipment Specialists by monitoring supplier technical compliance and capability by trending delivered performance data.  You will also maintain and develop equipment mathematic models based on supplier data for use at payload level.


The main roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Maintenance/ development of MPM power models

- Trending of delivered equipment performance

- Analysis of supplier non-conformances

- Providing administrative and technical support to the Equipment Specialists

- Generate / maintain Equipment performance database


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.

The ideal candidate will have:

- A degree in electrical/ electronic engineering, mathematics or physics

- Ideally knowledge of/an interest in high range frequency, telecoms, microwave

- Strong analytical skills

- A structured approach to work, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines

- Good 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.

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.