Avionic Architect (m/f/d)

Donauwörth, Germany, Airbus [10433508 MB EN EXT 3]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

Airbus Helicopters in Donauwoerth is looking for an Avionic Architect (m/f/d) within the area Avionics Architecture Germany.

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.Please submit your CV in English and German.

This position is offered under a local contract.


  • Anticipate future needs and possible solutions (using Airbus Group network), from concept analysis up to feasibility during Reseach and Pre-Dev phases
  • Ensure retrofit & upgrades of our fleet in service, to keep our avionics up-to-date (obsolescence solving, avionics improvements, introduction of new capabilities/features)
  • In the frame of future developments, to define, develop and certify the most effective avionics solution
  • Participate to avionics Strategy at system level (family concepts, product policy, …)
  • Contribute to technology roadmaps for network, busses, video and connectivity (incl. wireless)
  • Contribute to the set-up of the System Engineering for Avionics (process, methods & tools)
  • Be responsible for the transverse activities & function (Management of commun. resources, integrated modular avionics architecture, system configurability, networks & busses, Connectivity, Data Loading & Failure Management, …)
  • Define ad-hoc development assurance level with regard to development risk
  • Elicit and validate system/product requirements whilst considering the complete system lifecycle
  • Design and define possible architectures considering the functions and other requirements (constraints)
  • Lead system modelling using appropriate modelling methods and tools
  • Lead analysis (Analysis of characteristics and performance)
  • Perform trade-off analysis in order to select the best system architecture fulfilling system/product requirements
  • Validate architecture (using for exemple virtual integration techniques as necessary)
  • Lead verification of the system/product implementation and its interfaces, on the real or virtual system
  • Lead impact analysis of any design change request during the entire product lifecycle

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.


  • Successfully completed studies in engineering or similar
  • Knowledge of Tiger avionics will be considered
  • Experience in Project Management would be an advantage
  • Experience with SW Tools regarding requirements management (esp.DOORS)
  • System design, certification
  • Easy communication in German and French language would be an advantage
  • English: Negotiation level
  • Team Spirit
  • Ability to work on technical details and also synthetise and report at management/customer level
  • Ability to work in an international environment (this position requires the coordination of many people from different departments)

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