Airbus Defence and Space (ex Cassidian)
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
Airbus is looking for an Aircraft Performance Engineer with strong IT skills to join our team based in Toulouse, France.
The team activities are related to Aircraft Flight Physics and more specifically Aircraft Performance. Aircraft Performance is at the heart of our Aeronautic industry.
With a constant focus on making our aircraft and associated services more efficient we not only please our customers but we play a major role in building a more sustainable world, protecting our planet while offering people to travel at affordable cost.
The Airbus Engineering Aircraft Performance team is the ideal place to put your talent and ambition building that bright future together with passionate people.
In that context, you mission will be to deal with the implementation of functions (On Board Applications) based on Aircraft Performance model within avionics (and more specifically on Flight Management System).
Tasks & accountabilities
The main activities of the “Aircraft Performance” domain are to establish Airbus Aircraft Overall Performance, provide all required Performance Software and Data for internal and external users, from pre-development phase, to certification and support in service.
You will be involved in the design of algorithms/functions representing the aircraft behaviour (as far as performance is concerned) and implemented in the systems (mainly in the Flight Management System (FMS) or more generally in the avionics) or hosted on remote devices used by the crew or supporting web services to optimise flight operations.
The principle responsibilities of the role can be summarized as follows:
· Propose innovative solutions supported by new concepts (e.g. big data) and experiment them through prototyping.
· Integrate performance knowledge in functions or services by delivering associated performance data to systems and system suppliers.
· Optimise ways of working and processes.
You will interface with Flight Tests & Operation teams, with Overall Aircraft Design teams and with System Designers or System suppliers.
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.
Your Boarding Pass
· Engineering background in Aeronautics specialising in Aircraft Flight Physics, Flight Mechanics or Flight Operations.
· Skills in Data Science and Computer Science/Coding are mandatory to support new developments by prototyping & new concepts (Big Data).
· Good communication skills; Team spirit, collaboration, pro-activity, dynamism.
· Advanced level in English is required; French would be appreciated.