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 Chief Technology Officer of Airbus is currently looking for a Vice-President Telecommunications Technology to be based in Toulouse, France. This position could also be based in Munich, Germany.
You will act as the Connectivity Technology Thrust Leader (CTTL) of Airbus CTO.
The objective of the Connectivity Technology Thrust is to provide highly reliable, cost effective solutions for inter-aircraft, intra-aircraft (data buses, IoT), satellite-aircraft as well as ground-aircraft communication, including associated aspects such as data security, and regulation. This technology cluster covers systems of systems down to own developments, where in-house core technology building is needed.
We aim 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.
As owner of the Connectivity Cluster you are responsible to:
Other responsibilities of the CTTL are the management of spectrum requirement needs with regard to Airbus product scopes, representation of Airbus in regulatory bodies; and development of strategic partnerships.
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