13 Mar, 2019

Cyber Security Internship

  • Airbus Group
  • Newport, UK
Internship Security

Job Description

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: 1st July 2019

Duration: 12 Months

The European leading Cyber Security Architecture & Innovation team within Airbus’ Digital Transformation Office (DTO) provides state of the art security solutions and support to all areas of the Airbus business across IT, manufacturing systems, and products. The team is currently recruiting for a 1 year fixed term, full-time intern to support existing activities in research and development of cyber security capabilities. You will be a part of a strong team of cyber security experts and engineers addressing existing and emerging security challenges. During the term of your internship you will be expected to support existing activities in; scouting, research & innovation, solutions development, systems administration, and testing.

Tasks & accountabilities

You will work closely with team members across a variety of projects and topics as required and be expected to contribute to technical analysis, discussions, reports, and demonstrations. Whilst a good understanding of cyber security/forensics is expected, it is understood that many of the topics within the scope of research at Airbus are innovative and therefore support from our experts will be provided.

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

You must be an undergraduate for the full duration of the placement studying towards a degree in Computer science, Cyber, Mathematics and Computing, Software Engineering, Data Analytics or similar.

- Should be highly motivated in the field of cyber security/forensics and possess good technical writing and presentation skills
- Should have an understanding of computational systems networks, protocols, and infrastructure
- Should have a good knowledge of cyber security or forensics issues and be familiar with recent events / developments in the area
- Experience of penetration testing and associated tools would be beneficial
- An ability to program in Java, Python and/or C is advantageous but not essential