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Thu, 23 May 2019 22:38:05 +0000
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Thu, 23 May 2019 22:23:07 +0000
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Thu, 23 May 2019 18:47:56 +0000
NASA has selected Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its lunar Gateway, the Power and Propulsion Element, for launch in late 2022. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:39:30 +0000
A Long March 4C rocket carrying the Yaogan-33 reconnaissance satellite failed following its May 23 liftoff, Chinese state-run media confirmed. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:13:45 +0000
The NewSpace sector is expected to grow from a $350 billion global industry in 2018 to a trillion dollar one by 2040, according to a Morgan Stanley report. Given these forecasts it is not clear how the market will expand, will there be more mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, initial coin offerings or just companies remaining private? SpaceNews.com
Thu, 23 May 2019 05:54:43 +0000
NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service is requesting nearly $17.3 million in 2020 funding for a series of initiatives to explore the potential contributions of new data partnerships, small satellites and advanced technologies. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 22:43:02 +0000
Olis Robotics is working to demonstrate the application of its autonomy software for NASA, the Air Force and others space customers to support internal and external space servicing, assembly, manufacturing and operational concepts,” said Blaine Levedahl, Olis Robotics’ U.S. government programs director. SpaceNews.com
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Wed, 22 May 2019 21:40:16 +0000
With congressional funding and industry support, nuclear thermal propulsion technology is making progress for potential use on future NASA deep space missions, although how it fits into the agency’s exploration architectures remains uncertain. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 21:04:29 +0000
Hawkeye 360, a company flying a constellation of small satellites to map radio frequency signals, announced a partnership May 22 with Windward, a company focused on maritime risks, to offer customers insights on the maritime environment. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 22 May 2019 20:30:41 +0000
Although NASA’s Mars Laser Communications Demonstration never flew, the project proceeded far enough to establish a price for terminals to relay data for the Mars Telecommunications Orbiter: $90 million. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleHead of Programmes (Cyber Security)
    Job code10450497 MF EN EXT 1-30107992
    Job posted on16/05/2019
    LocationNewport
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

     

    Airbus Cyber Security is a European specialist in cyber security. Our mission is to protect governments, military and essential national infrastructure enterprises from cyber threats.

    We are over 700 experts based across our main locations in France, Germany and the UK, each with a Security Operating Centre, we also operate in the US and the Middle East.

    We provide a global cyber defence approach that aims to protect, detect and respond to cyber threats with a portfolio including managed security services, industrial control system offerings, encryption, key management and consultancy services.

    Our goal: Protect our customers and support their needs with cyber security products.

    We are passionate about cyber security. If you share our passion, we want to speak with you.

     

    Description of the job

    Ensure that Cyber UK programmes (both external and internal projects) are successfully, delivered to achieve OP commitments and optimize productive utilization of the programme resources in the UK.

    Provide full oversight of all Programmes/Projects and authority to direct activity and resource to best effect. Accountable for ensuring Programme benefits realisation across programmes and services.

    Work with the Functional Managers and the Head of PMO to ensure the projects are suitably resourced and governed

    Prioritise activity and resource calls in order to meet the priorities, margins and revenue set by the business.

     

    Tasks & accountabilities

    • Projects are using best practice to ensure projects are delivered to time, cost and quality agreed by the customer
    • Head of Delivery and Head of PMO are aware of risks and opportunities associated with each project.
    • Key customers are kept informed and are content with progress on their projects
    • When mitigation plans are required, that they are realistic and achievable and that they minimise the negative impact on the individual projects margin and the reputation of Airbus Cyber
    • the delivery of the UK OP
    • the effective and efficient delivery of customer contracts and internal R&D and MoL projects
    • In support of the Head of PMO ensure implementation of processes and governance to drive best practice and effective delivery of programmes and projects

    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

    This role requires a strong overall application delivery and IT/Technical project management specific skills and experience and commercial awareness across multiple functional areas.

    • APMP, Scaled Agile (SaFE) accreditation or experience
    • Strong customer focus background,
    • To be able to appreciate and align programmes with the business strategy set
    • Strong financial acumen with exposure to managing multi-million pound budgets and ensure value for money is delivery.
    • Significant experience in managing delivery of IT projects, with a mix of significant ‘BAU’ change and transformational change.
    • Experienced in waterfall and agile development and associated governance frameworks and standards
    • Ability to develop, and project a positive image of the IT function and company through interpersonal, written and verbal communications to a wide range of audiences.
    • Strong organisational and change management skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise. .
    • A strong and practical understanding of both on premise and cloud computing
    • Experience of benefits realisation and managing key internal and external stakeholders

    Technical Understanding:
    • Recognised, formal standards for IT control and Security Management Systems, including ISO27001, COBIT, ITIL
    • Dynamic and Static Application Security System Testing
    • User Support
    • System Testing
    • Technical solution design
    • Supplier procurement process and supplier management
    • Good understanding of Financial, actuarial, data and BI solutions
    • Tools, technologies and languages: C# JavaScript, Powershell, Oracle, SAS, VBA .net, Visual Studio, SQL

    Because of the nature of work undertaken, these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. If you who meet this criteria you will also undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

     

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    Web Pagehttps://airbusgroup.contactrh.com/jobs/4292/30137881/en_US
    Contact information
    CompanyAirbus Defence and Space
    Address37, boulevard de Montmorency
    Paris
    France
    75781
    Emailplease visit the Airbus Group website to apply online


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