Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
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 European Commission (EC) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are jointly developing Europe’s own navigation-satellite system, Galileo. Galileo is an independent satellite navigation system providing a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service under civilian control. The system will comprise the Galileo Space Segment, providing a constellation of satellites, complemented with the Galileo Ground Segment, providing system and satellite monitoring and control. The GALILEO 2 generation (G2G) is the evolution of the current system, with improved performance and services to the users.
Airbus Defence and Space is looking for a “performance and algorithms engineer” for the phase B of the G2G program.
You will join the « Navigation and ATM » department in the « Engineering / User Ground Systems» directorate of Airbus Defence and Space. The department is in charge of definition, development and Integration, Verification and Validation of critical Ground Systems or Functional chains for Navigation and Air Traffic Management.
You will integrate the GALILEO ground segment performance and algorithms team, and contribute to the studies and activities for the GALILEO 2G phase B with ESA. You will work closely on the specification, design, and analysis of new algorithms for the ground segment performance. More specifically, you will support the system design requirements on performance and develop innovative algorithms for message dissemination.
This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
This role could involve some travels for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience: