13 Mar, 2019

Network Management Systems Engineering Intern (12 months)

  • Airbus Group
  • Stevenage, UK
Internship Information Technology Technology

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: September 2019
Location: Stevenage

To stay on top, Airbus recognises the importance of supporting high-achieving and talented undergraduates. We do this through offering challenging internship opportunities during which your skills and potential are fully maximised.

Our internships give a unique insight into potential career paths within Airbus. They are designed so that you can put your theoretical knowledge into practice and gain crucial industry experience. The skills and knowledge you gain will improve your chances of a future role within the Airbus and should benefit your future studies.

This role is within Engineering department, specifically the Network Management Systems team. NMS Systems team is responsible for the architecture, design, implementation and support of applications and datacentre IT infrastructure of classified and hardened military networks. These networks span the globe using satellite and ground communications capability. The NMS team is central to all activities that happen on these networks and as such are involved with every service that runs across them.

Tasks & accountabilities

During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;

• Deploying new capability with other team members
• Providing day to day support to Engineering and Operations team
• Checking systems operational status
• Learning about the systems existing design
• Participating in the design of new enhancements

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

Please note our Internships are open to Undergraduates only. Therefore it is mandatory for candidates to be an undergraduate for the whole duration of the placement.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following;

• A Strong PC / IT Systems background. Education path in the Sciences / IT / Computer studies
• Operating Systems and IP networking knowledge 
• Demonstrate an enthusiasm for IT systems / computer Science
• A willingness to travel to different Airbus sites around South of England
• Be able to talk about in detail previous IT / technical projects they have been a part of in the past (big or small)
• Good team working ethos 

Please ensure that a covering letter detailing motivations and suitability for this position is included in your application.

The successful candidate will be subject to UK National Security Clearance in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.