Software Architect (f/m/d)

  • Donauworth, Germany
  • Other
  • Information Technology & Digital
  • English Only
  • 6-8 year
  • 15+ days ago
  • Donauworth, Germany
  • Permanent-Full time
  • Other
  • Information Technology & Digital
  • English Only
  • 6-8 year
  • 15+ days ago

Permanent-Full time

Job Description


Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 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

Our Airbus Helicopters’ Software métier department in Donauwörth is responsible for the development and integration of embedded software, implementing safety critical functionalities.

The team is involved in the development of in house solutions and is supporting the development of products developed by other entities, ensuring that the development processes follow the applicable guidelines for safety (e.g. ED-12 / DO-178) and security (e.g. ED-203/204) certification.

In order to ensure this mission, we are looking for you as a Software Architect (f/m/d), with a focus on cyber security functions!

What are your main tasks & accountabilities?

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Gather, analyse and extract requirements (incl. cyber security ones) from contracts, higher level specification and industry standards (such as Airworthiness Security Process specification)

Propose update of projects development plans to ensure compliance with the security requirements (e.g introduce regular monitoring of COTS vulnerabilities)

Write software (security) requirements in compliance with quality criteria, avoiding over- and under- specification

Set-up a verification strategy ensuring the compliance of the developed products with those requirements

Required Skills - Do you have the following knowledge and qualifications?

One key criteria is that we are looking for team players, with the capacity and willingness to support any phase of the projects!

As our ideal candidate you will additionally have the following skills and experience:

Educated to 5 years’ degree level (or equivalent) in computer science, electronics or a related discipline

High level of experience in specification and/or development of Real Time Embedded Software

Experience with airworthiness processes and certification standards

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Experience in the design and development of Embedded Secure Systems

Additional experience and knowledge, easing your integration in our department practices, would also be appreciated. This includes, for example:

Design specific security functions

Familiarity with agile frameworks (e.g. SCRUM)

Knowledge of Avionic Systems, including bus systems (e.g. MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429)

Knowledge of Software Qualification/Certification Standards (e.g. DOD-STD-2167A, MIL-STD-498, IEEE 12207, DO178B/C)

Knowledge of cyber qualification standards (incl. from other industries)

We look forward to receiving your detailed application!

Posting until: 31.01.2021

Contact person

If you have any questions, please contact:

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

Disabled applicants with equal qualifications will be given special consideration.

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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