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Overall Engine Design Architect m/f

Posting date 02 Sep 2019
Division Airbus
Location Toulouse Area, France
External code NB_10460652
Job family Chief Engineering & Architecture
Contract type Permanent Contract
Experience level Professional
Working Time Full time

Overall Engine Design Architect m/f




Airbus Operations SAS

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2018 it generated revenues of € 64 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world's leading space companies. 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.

Job Description

Contact :
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Description of the job :
The Airbus Demonstrators department reporting to the Chief Technology Office (CTO) is looking for an Overall Engine Design Architect, as part of the development of a first demonstrator dealing with electrical propulsion to be flight tested. This position will be based in Toulouse.

The Airbus Exponential Organization (ExO) core principles are: highly adaptable to changing conditions / requirements / schedules, positive minded in front of obstacles to overcome them, ready to be accountable for your package of work, flexible in front of evolving scope of work, highly connected to the rest of team members.

You will work as part of a close-knit team to develop and integrate complex system control software into an experimental test rig dealing with new electrical sources.

The position is offered within Airbus ExO conditions and salary policy.

Task & accountabilities :
Your key initial responsibility

You are in charge of the overall design of this first Electrical Engine prototype. As overall architect, you translate and cascade the top level requirements into meaningful set of requirements applicable to each major engine component, lead the design trades aiming at defining the overall engine configuration, establish the interfaces between major components including the structural parts, validates the design proposed at component level taking into account the integration of all the elements, verify with the adequate means the performance and compliance of the final design solution to the top level requirements through dedicated ground and flight test campaigns.

Required skills :
Your key competences:

* Experience in power generation systems' components overall design and integration, preferably in propelled propulsion systems
* Thermal management of highly integrated systems
* Experience in requirements based engineering
* Knowledge on safety analysis methods
* Good communication skills
* Positive and forward thinking, despite the number of obstacles in face
* Knowledge on electrical motors and inverters will be appreciated


You are an enterprising person, flexible and capable of adapting to changing environments. Able to self-manage in a non-hierarchical environment, understanding the project needs, acting and making decisions accordingly.
You have a strong sense of initiative and are able to perform productive activities by you own. You are a hands-on person, open minded, solution-oriented and communicative. You have strong negotiation skills.
You have and share the values of transparency, courage, humility, empathy and care for other team members.
You want to deliver, develop and have fun.

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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