Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. 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.
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.
The Airbus Chief Technology Office (CTO) is looking for an Advanced Radio Communication Lead Engineer to join the Connectivity project team.
Our ambition is to disrupt the status quo in aviation communications by developing multi-modal wireless connectivity for aircraft. By developing mesh networking between aircraft, providing high-speed satellite and terrestrial connections, and inventing novel antenna concepts, we will enable new business models, improve aircraft operations, and enhance passenger flight experience.
Whereas today most aviation communications is between an aircraft and ground based systems, our vision of future aviation requires more interaction between aircraft and a large increase in coordinated communications. To do this, we need to advance the communications technology and communication services between the aircraft. Your role will be to move us from a world where aircraft are interconnected with rich and scalable network services.
As Advanced Radio Communication Lead Engineer:
This position reporting to our R&T subsidiary Airbus Exo Alpha SAS / GmbH could be based in Toulouse, France; Hamburg or Munich, Germany; Filton, UK for a Project Based Contract that will last for the duration of the Connected Fleet programme (2/3 years).
Specific responsibilities of the position are to:
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