Software Engineers Border Security Systems (m/f)

Software Engineers Border Security Systems (m/f)
Reference Code 10291321 SH EN EXT 1

– Site:Airbus Defence & Space Friedrichshafen (ex Cassidian)
– Target Group:Professional staff – engineer
– Work Contract Type / Working Time: Permanent contract / Full time
– Start Date / Duration: 01.10.2015 /
– Work Experience:Confirmed (3+ to 5 years of experience)
– Functional Area:ENGINEERING / Design & Development
ENGINEERING / Software design & IT

– Education:Degree up to 3 Years / Software engineerin

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.
Airbus Defence and Space can today be considered as the world leader in large scale integrated systems for border security. Our proposition
encompasses both land and maritime border surveillance and protection. We offer a multi-level portfolio of solutions ranging from sub-systems
equipment to complete nationwide systems integrating all key components contributing to border security for sovereign nations. These components can comprise new and legacy systems and infrastructures, concepts of operation, adapted processes and human resources organisation, multi-agency interoperability etc. As an integrated solution these components contribute to the security of borders of sovereign nations. Services for long-term sustainable operation and life-cost optimisation (expertise, simulation, training, maintenance, support to operation, local partnerships, know-how transfer, etc.) are also offered.
Airbus group is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2013, the Group – comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters – generated revenues of € 59.3 billion and employed a workforce of around 144,000.
(The legal name change from European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V. (“EADS N.V.”) to Airbus Group N.V. is subject to the
approval of the Annual General Meeting).

Description of the job

Several vacancies for Software Engineers (m/f) have arisen within Airbus Defence and Space in Friedrichshafen. The successful applicants will join “Situation Awareness & Protection Sol.”. You will develop SW Designs for Border Security Projects.


Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzing higher level requirements and designing and developing lower level technical requirements covering Functional Analysis, standards and non-functional requirements applicable on this level
  • Ensuring that they are complete, correct and operationally defined
  • Generating acceptance test requirements which ensure that the requirements have been met
  • Designing and/or developing, integrating and verifying software components/elements/services applying the most efficient, innovative technologies, process and tools related to this specific area
  • Developing/Updating the Product Test Cases, developing automatic tests for services and the HMI, developing SW Features for the service and the HMI
  • Willingness to act as cross functional team member


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to a degree level in Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience alternatively in sensor integration (e.g., radar, video, RDF, AIS), data fusion, and/or operational distribution
  • Experience in HMI development including Internationalization
  • Experience in Agile Methodology (SCRUM)
  • Experience in Requirements/Modelling Tools knowledge: DOORS, EA
  • Experience in Sensor handling and integration
  • Experience in Video handling and Video Content Analyses
  • Experience in Development Environments: Eclipse, GIT, JIRA, Stash, Gradle, Jenkins, Maven, Git along with SOA based solutions, MySQL, Oracle, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Cassandra
  • Experience in Programming Language: Java, J2EE
  • Experience with development of RTI DDS publish/subscribe messaging based on Java interface and Mule ESB
  • Experience with ESRI / Luciad
  • Experience in test methodology, white-box and black-box testing, performance and reliability testing and the respective tools
  • Team oriented and open minded
  • Negotiation level in English and German


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