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Graduate Network Engineer

Publish Date 11 Feb 2019
Division Airbus Defence and Space
Location Newport, United Kingdom
Reference Code 10422732 D EN EXT 4
Functional Area Computing&Communication, Info&Data processing
Contract Type Graduate programme
Work Experience Not specified
Interest Group Graduate - UK
   
Working Time Full time

Graduate Network Engineer

Airbus DS Ltd.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. 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.

Description of the job

Start date: September 2019
Location: Newport

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period it combines rotational placements with focused training and the possibility of European assignments as well as further personal development 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, the wider business and even with customers and suppliers. 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 Graduate Network Design Engineer is responsible for performing and documenting network design tasks for allocated elements of an overall project, by

¤ Agreeing requirements, deliverables and milestone dates with the tasking manager / team lead.
¤ Applying knowledge and experience to provide appropriate design solutions.
¤ Effectively communicating progress and any issues impacting upon the design tasks.
¤ Following prescribed training and familiarisation programme.

A Graduate Network Design Engineer is responsible for clearly defined aspects of a project but receives daily supervision and technical guidance from the Senior/ Principal Engineer or Manager for all tasks assigned to them.

Tasks & accountabilities

The successful role-holder will need to ensure that...

1. Allocated work elements are completed by the job holder to Airbus Defence and Space standards, within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.
2. Documentation is produced as part of specified design responsibilities.
3. Designs are performed to Airbus Defence and Space standards. Records are maintained of all design decisions, and of all design solutions.
4. They contribute to delivering Airbus Defence and Space network design solutions that comply with their requirements.
5. Development and efficiency of personal capabilities is ongoing through contributions based on experience.

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.

Required skills

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
- Degree-level (or equivalent) in Engineering / Telecommunications / IT related subjects
- Sociability / self-assurance
- Good interaction / communication skills
- Ability to work well in a team

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
- Experience in networking / radio propagation and principles
- Project Management experience
- Previous use of IT systems
- Awareness of commercial networking products

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 Newport 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.

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