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Biomass Systems Engineering Intern (12 months)
Airbus Defence and Space Stevenage
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 Europes number one space enterprise and the worlds 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: July 2019
Location: StevenageTo 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.Biomass is the European Space Agency’s 7th Earth Explorer mission. The objective of the mission is to reduce the uncertainty in the worldwide spatial distribution and dynamics of forest biomass in order to improve current assessments and future projections of the global carbon cycle. This objective will be achieved by implementation of a P-band Synthetic Aperture Radar mission, providing global maps of forest biomass stocks, forest disturbance and growth.Join the Biomass system engineering team to contribute to the development of the satellite.
Perform system analyses and trade-offs in support of system engineering manager, including identifying potential solutions, coordination of assessment across multidisciplinary, transnational team and preparation of documentation of outcomes. Present outcomes of analyses and trade-offs internally and to external customer.
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Tasks & accountabilities
During this internship, the activities you may undertake will include;Contribute to the Biomass System Critical Design Review preparation, including:Maintain system engineering budgets (mass, mass properties, power, data, etc.) and associated documentationsCoordinate updates to system documentation for CDR (e.g. Satellite Design Description)Support verification manager in preparation of satellite Verification Control DocumentSupport Mission Performance Engineer in running Mission Performance Campaign using end-to-end simulatorReview of CDR documentation for consistencyThis internship provides an opportunity to participate in an implementation phase satellite programme, apply technical knowledge in a real world setting and learn about the wider project management activities of a satellite programme.This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Companys success, reputation and sustainable growth.
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;Engineering degree with systems focus (e.g. Aerospace or Space Systems)Knowledge of project management principlesGood communication skills and enjoys working within a teamGood attention to detailPlease 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.
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