Electronic Warfare System Specialist (d/f/m)


Job Description:

In order to manage current and future projects, Airbus Helicopters is looking for you to join the team in Donauwörth as soon as possible as our new

System Engineer (d/f/m) in Self Defense Systems.

The need for military helicopters is increasing. Military customers are demanding more performance from the active self-protection system. On the other hand, technologies are evolving fast with the introduction of the artificial intelligence. Mastering the Electronic Warfare System is key for the military business. 

In this context, your mission will be to manage the development and the integration of new Electronic Warfare System in militarized helicopters.

Your location:

At our Donauwörth site, located on the banks of the river Danube, we develop helicopters from the initial idea to the airworthy product. Watch them take off and touch down on our own on-site test airfield.

Your benefits:

  • Attractive salary including holiday pay, Christmas bonus and profit sharing

  • 30 days holidays and extra days-off for special occasions

  • Excellent upskilling opportunities and great development prospects

  • Special benefits: employer-funded pension, employee stock options, discounted car leasing, special conditions for insurances, public transport subsidy, discounts at local businesses

  • On-site-facilities: medical officer for check-ups and other health-related services, canteen and cafeteria

Your tasks and responsibilities:

For the development and the integration of the Electronic Warfare System:

  • Capturing the customer need and translating it into functional and system requirements writing the requirement specification

  • Reviewing the suppliers proposal in collaboration with the procurement department

  • Defining the development process with the supplier and translate it into the Statement of Work 

  • Managing all technical activities with the supplier, for instance the development reviews (design review and qualifications review)

  • Reviewing the integration constraints with the integration team

  • Defining the interfaces

  • Contributing to the helicopter system reviews

  • Defining the test requirements on the System Integration Rigs and on the helicopters

  • Supporting the test team during bench and flight tests

  • Assessing risks and proposing mitigation plans

  • Providing the documentation for certification or qualification

As a Specialist in Electronic Warfare Systems, you could also:

  • Supporting other engineers in Electronic Warfare Systems

  • Analyzing offers to provide cost, schedule and risks

  • Contributing to product policy

  • Promoting continuous improvement, draw lesson-learnt and define the corresponding design rules

    Desired skills and qualifications:

    • Degree (Bachelor, Master or Diploma) in Engineering

    • Experience in system engineering

    • Several years of Experience in Electronic Warfare Systems

    • Experience in supplier management

    • Ability to connect, collaborate and communicate

    • Ability to take initiatives and to propose solutions

    • Ability to ask for support when needed

    • Willingness to learn and grow

    • Language Skills: fluent in English, German intermediate

    This position requires a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.

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    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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    Sub-system development

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    Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Flex hours Health care Salary bonus

    Region: Europe
    Country: Germany
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