Navigation Software Engineer (m/f)

  • Company : Airbus Defence and Space
  • Localisation : Toulouse - France - Occitanie
  • Position : Navigation Software Engineer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2019-10-04
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Description of the job :
A position for a Navigation Software Engineer has opened within Airbus Defence & Space in Toulouse.

The «Navigation and ATM» department is in charge of the definition, development and validation of major ground systems related to navigation and ATM. In the navigation activities, the department is actually working on two main European operational ground systems: GALILEO, Europe own navigation-satellite system, and EGNOS, the GNSS augmentation system, which improve performances and integrity to the users.

The department is also working on R&D projects related to future GNSS and navigation space systems and technologies. With the lead on Performance and Algorithms activities, the NOVA team is bringing its expertise on subjects related to SW and algorithms design, development and validation, as well as system and product navigation performance analysis.

In this context, Airbus is looking for a navigation SW engineer to integrate the NOVA team. On one hand, you will bring your expertise of complex operational SW design, development and validation for our main program with ESA. On the other hand, you will develop the future space and navigation activities of the department, by investigating and developing innovative solutions and products.

This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.

Task & accountabilities :
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

- Designing and prototyping SW algorithms for our main navigation projects,
- Performing specific studies and trade-offs on algorithms performance,
- Developing and validating real-time operational SW,
- Proposing innovative SW concepts in line with the R&D objectives,
- Leading the technical studies and overall project,
- Developing and enhancing existing products and simulation tools,
- Collaborating with other navigation partners, internally and externally.




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.

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.


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Required skills :
You will have the following skills and experience:

- Solid background in software engineering, and a proven experience in operational space projects,
- Strong interest for innovation and advanced studies,
- Experience in complex scientific programming and library implementation,
- Knowledge of programming language, like C, C++, Python or Matlab,
- Knowledge of SW environment : Git, Eclipse, SonarKube, ValGrind, but also Dockers and Kubernetes,
- Knowledge of GNSS signals processing, positioning techniques, performance analysis,
- Understanding of large Navigation systems architecture: GNSS, SBAS or GBAS, receivers,
- Autonomy and proactivity, ability to communicate with multiple interfaces, to work within transnational team and environment,
- Proactivity and open minded,
- Language skills: negotiation level in French and English.

  • Start date : nc.
  • Term : nc.
  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
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  • References : NB_10460445
  • Activity area : Aerospace Manufacturing
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