Technology Specialist Wireless Aircraft Connectivity (m/f)

  • Company : Airbus
  • Localisation : Toulouse - France - Occitanie
  • Position : Technology Specialist Wireless Aircraft Connectivity
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2019-10-01
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Job Description

Contact :
Please apply on line for this vacancy at our careers site ( with your CV and cover letter attached.
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Description of the job :
Skywise is the new data platform aiming to become the single platform of reference used by all major players to improve their operational performance and business results and to support their own digital transformation.

A vacancy for a Wireless Technology Specialist (WiFi 4G IoT) for the Aircraft has arisen within Airbus Commercial Aircraft in Toulouse.

Within this Program you will join a dynamic team preparing Wireless Connectivity challenges for the aircraft and its passengers for a unique and seamless connectivity experience from Ground to Air.

Many exciting Challenges are in front of us for the coming 5 years requiring strong Wireless Connectivity:
• Skywise.Connect platform evolution and MVNO model reinforcement
• ?World Connect by Airbus? recognized as the cellular Data Connectivity for Digital Aviation
• IoTs deployment within the Aircraft
• Passenger seamless wireless experience from Ground to Air
• IFE (In-Flight Entertainment) new model development

Task & accountabilities :
The Technology Specialist collects requirements and suggests appropriate solutions. He/She also advise on the methodology and implementation approach.

A Technology Specialist should have a deep transferable knowledge of new and emerging technologies, including ability to autonomously develop POCs and to contribute to future Wireless Connectivity strategies and standards.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
• Anticipating future Airbus Wireless Connectivity needs around the Aircraft and participating to the strategic orientation and roadmap definition to enable future Airbus developments (Connected Services & Reliable fleet)
• Being the Technical focal point for new demands from DTO (Digital Technical Officer) Customer Services Engineering or Airbus Divisions for Wireless Connectivity around the Aircraft, answering challenges coming from Digitalization initiatives
• Understanding, capturing and anticipating future Wireless Business needs (Digitalization) and assessing the applicability of existing or new technologies to support business evolution
• Being responsible to manage and maintain Wireless Connectivity Standards
• Challenging and validating technical solution in Agile mode
• Taking the accountability of new technologies promotion within Airbus Group as well as outside the Group (Partners Suppliers...) so that it is largely adopted and becomes a standard
• Being in charge of developing new offers and Services which may contribute increasing Airbus efficiency

• You will balance your time appropriately between technical leadership and hands on development
• You have a thirst for new technologies and an acute industry awareness to help spot gaps in the market, emerging technologies and be able to align our solutions with potential opportunities
• You will be able to lead disruptive change in a positive way, whilst truly engineering solutions by thinking outside of traditional parameters
• You may need to assess new products, clients and markets, and represent the company externally in a thought leadership capacity

This role will involve frequent travels for business in Europe and farer and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

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.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
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.

Required profile

Required skills :
•Expertise on 3GPP IEEE technologies (4G/5G)
o Knowledge of future 5G features 5G Core network slicing VNFs MEC SD-WAN
o Knowledge of International Telecom Operators landscape (MNOs as well as MVNOs)
o Embedded Telecom (QMI SDK Sierra Wireless)
o A previous experience in a Telecom Operator would be appreciated
•Virtualisation KVM Kubernetes Docker and micro-services automation
• AWS Architecture awareness
• IoT Architecture (NB-IoT)
• WiFi understanding would be a plus
• Proven record track in designing a service architecture
• Can justify a minimum of 5 years in similar position
• Excellent knowledge of Network basics (LAN Routing Firewall...)
• Educated to degree level in IT or a related discipline
• Good communication skills
• Autonomous
• Advanced level in English.

  • Start date : nc.
  • Term : nc.
  • Experience Required : Beginner / Young graduate
  • Salary : nc.
  • References : NB_10457467
  • Activity area : IT / Systems
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