Design Architect
Airbus Groups
Corsham, GBR
1d ago

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.


Are you looking for a company that, genuinely, invest in their staff? Interested in working on Carrier Grade network designs that help people get in contact with people -

when they REALLY need to? Sick of working on legacy tech and want to immerse yourself in modern IP network technology? Interested in working on end-

to-end designs - from presales all the way to installation? Then this is the role for you!

At Airbus we rely on our Engineers to keep our Carrier Grade network up and running, which means we invest heavily in our staff.

We're happy to progress people from CCNA / CCNP level to CCDP level and to provide study leave.

This role can be based at Stevenage OR Hawthorn, you will be working with a team of 7 Engineers who belong to a bigger team of 50 Engineers who belong to the Skynet 5 Engineering team.

Occasional travel is expected to the Ground Station installations and customer locations in the UK. As part of the role there may also be a requirement to travel to customer installations overseas.

This post would suit someone from a Network Design Architect, Technical Architect, Technical IP Consultant / SME or Senior Systems Engineer background.

The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

Aufgaben & Fähigkeiten

  • Chairing Design Reviews
  • Supporting the Change Management Process as authorising signatories cool and world-changing projects (Skynet 5, GiN based M2 and M1 services).
  • Overseeing the integrity of engineered and documented designs - we're hot on knowledge sharing and like everyone to be on the same page.
  • Ownership of assigned design baselines
  • Championing the engineering disciplines
  • Ensuring that designs are adequate and meet the customer requirements - sometimes this means digging deeper, accepting new points of views and being the authority on the design
  • Allocating and manage the naming, numbering and network IP address schemes and conventions.
  • Capacity Planning & records (Ports, devices, modules, IOS variants).
  • Ensuring that implementation teams understand the expected design outputs and basis for the design; provide guidance and advice as required
  • Ensuring that designs are consistent so that efficiencies can be achieved in area’s such as :
  • oReusable network configuration

    oReusable knowledge and skills

    oSimple, reusable, consistent and robust integration to other facets of Managed Services that the design needs to plug up to.

    oHas acceptance from the wider SDA team on design strategies, which should be shared frequently

    Stellenanforderungen - Qualifikationen

    We're looking for the *right* person, rather than a shopping list.

    The role requires someone who is CCNA / CCNP Qualified, with an interest and ability to gain CCDP.

    You must have a design / architect background from either IP Networks or large-scale Enterprise WAN environments.

    You must have experience of both Pre-and Post-Sales Design.

    You must have belief in your knowledge, but to know you don't know it all - sometimes your team members know something too.

    Any experience of VOIP, MPLS, Encryption would be nice - but we're happy to train you up in these technologies.

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