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
A vacancy for a GCS IT Infrastructure Project Manager has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth.
An experienced IT systems project manager is required for the Galileo GCS. This is a high profile role on a major European programme to upgrade the satellite flight operations system for the Galileo Ground Control System. A major refresh of the
supporting IT infrastructure is a key aspect as is the migration during live operations.
The successful candidate will report to the project/engineering manage and be fully responsible for the build and deployment of the new Galileo GCS IT infrastructure.
The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
¤ Full responsibility for the build and deployment of the supporting IT infrastructure for Galileo GCS
¤ Leading the technical team (15-20 engineers)
¤ Ensuring that engineering processes are followed and relevant standards adhered to.
¤ Responsibility for the production of all formal documentation related to the IT infrastructure.
¤ Management of schedule and budget related to the IT infrastructure build.
¤ Managing the customer interface for all matters related to the build and migration
¤ Supporting the overall migration planning and deployment strategy
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
¤ Strong project management heritage - Successful track record and experience of delivering IT systems
¤ Experience of mission critical systems and migration planning
¤ Significant experience of IT security engineering
¤ Self-starter, proactive approach
¤ Experience of requirement driven testing
¤ Rigorous approach to formal documentation
¤ Strong written communications, and ability to write proposals, technical reports, design documents and project processes.
¤ Strong verbal communications and ability to confidently and coherently talk at all levels; engineers through to customers.
¤ Strong customer facing skills, integrity and confidence with good presentation skills
¤ Proven track record of developing solutions to strict delivery timescales and budgets
¤ Working knowledge of the appropriate technologies: networks, servers, thin clients, SSO, VMware, storage technologies
(including vSAN), backup applications, Linux.
¤ Experience of working in satellite operations centres or equivalent environment
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