graduate scheme
Expires29 days

Graduate Communications (Signal Processing) Engineer

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Our UK Graduate Programme provides exceptional graduates the opportunity to master managerial and technical skills. Over the two year period we will offer a combination of both focused formal training, as well as on-the-job learning and the chance to build your professional network.

The programme includes core technical and behavioural training elements that will form an integral part of your learning and help you become familiar with the company and its culture. The training provided will help to ensure you are ready and experienced enough to take the next step of your career following the programme's conclusion.

The Graduate Communications (Signal Processing) Engineer role lies within the Satellite Communications Modem department, a centre of excellence for this technology within airbus defence and space. The role provides an exciting opportunity to contribute directly to the design, implementation and validation of cutting-edge Modem Products that sit at the heart of a Satellite Communications system.

Main activities of the role may include;

  • Working with Communication System Engineers and external stakeholders to develop and understand the key requirements and overall architecture for the technology development
  • Contributing to detailed design and analysis activities through simulation and mathematical modelling of communication system elements
  • The implementation of Digital Signal Processing algorithms on target platforms (e.g. FPGA devices), together with their integration and testing
  • Capturing design, implementation and test aspects and communicating them with other team members in both written and oral (presentation) form

What we are looking for

  • Knowledge and experience of the design trade-offs and implementation considerations (e.g. in software and/or firmware) involved in modern digital communications system
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills
  • An ability and willingness to work constructively as part of a small team together with self-sufficiency on individual tasks


A degree in a relevant technical field, e.g. electrical and electronic engineering

Accepted degree subjects

  • electronic and electrical engineering

Additional job details


plus a welcome payment of £2,000.

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

we will close the advert once we have received sufficient applications so please get your application in early to avoid disappointment.

Please note, we love your interest in working for Airbus but we do ask that you make only one application. We encourage you to take time to decide which of our exciting opportunities is right for you and then submit an application that best represents you, your skills and experience in connection with the role you have selected.

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

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; additional time for written exercises; auxiliary aids; room layout; dietary requirements etc. If you wish to discuss this further please contact via email. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 December 2020

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

Expires29 days

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