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
Description of the job
A vacancy for a Test and Validation Digital Engineer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth.
The successful applicant will join MAIT Portsmouth.
The Digital Responsible Engineer (RE) specialist systems role is for a team player hands on Principle engineer responsible for Test Systems Digital Development. The Digital RE systems specialist will be responsible for the Test System Hardware and software activities related to the design & development of Test Systems with Test & simulation capability, to Test & Validate AIRBUS's Processor Based Payloads.
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:
The Digital RE role includes but is not limited to the Test Systems, Digital areas of responsibilities below:
¤ Produce and Maintain Requirements, Design, Integration, Validation & Implementation
¤ Apply the processes for Test Requirements, Specifications, Reviews and Delivery
¤ Support Deployment of Simulation, Equipment and Payload Testing
We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:
¤ Minimum Degree or equivalent in an Digital Electronics Engineering subject
¤ Solid and proven experience in Digital processor electronics design & development of Test Systems having worked on Digital Processor type designs
¤ Test Engineering 'hands on' and leadership role within a Communications Development or Manufacturing environment.
¤ FPGA, analogue and digital design, baseband skills, Design of custom Interfaces and Digital PECs
¤ Design and build of test equipment using VHDL type design modelling package
¤ Hardware & Software Digital Systems, Equipment, Unit and Interfacing design
¤ Test Programming
¤ Solid and proven experience in theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the design and implementation of Hardware & Software for Automated Test Systems.
¤ Leadership skills based on Team motivation, management and direction.
¤ Documentation provision of Requirements capture, BID's Proposals, planning, estimating, resource management, reports and presentation.
¤ Instrumentation Integration & Control using GPIB, VXI, PXI, RS232, RS422, LXI, MIL-STD-1553, High Speed CAN.
¤ Test/Development/Techniques/Disciplines in Analogue, Digital, Communications, VDHL, J-TAG Boundary Scan, ASIC, FPGAs.
¤ Test Programming using NI CVI and LabView or equivalent
¤ Test Executives understanding in Agilent TestExec SL, National Instruments Test Stand
¤ Networking: LAN, USB, GPIB, .NET, .COM
¤ Data base technologies: XML,SQL
¤ Software design methodologies (e.g. Yourdon, or UML) and good basic software interface understanding
¤ Digital hardware design, validation and implementation
¤ Confident, self-motivated, responsible, flexible, good attention to detail, good communication skills across all levels of
¤ Team player, willing to learn about new technologies and learn new skills
¤ Able to lead a team of engineers to implement the design aims to deliver validated Test systems
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