Technical Manager (Cyber Security)

Newport, United Kingdom (UK), Airbus [10458239 MF EN EXT 1]

Field(s) of expertise
Cyber Security
Job type

About this job

We are looking for a Technical Manager (Cyber Security) within Airbus Cyber Security in Newport, South Wales.

Reporting directly to the Senior Technical Manager you will lead the engineering team on a project, and ensuring that the specified architecture is implemented in a cost efficient manner that will meet the needs of the schedule.

You will establish the strategy for engineering delivery and the leadership, ensuring that the specialist engineering teams are brought together to achieve the engineering content of the project.

This position can offer you:

  • Challenging tasks in a company with some of the most fresh cyber security technology and services
  • Integration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of Europe
  • Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player
  • An attractive company pension scheme
  • Airbus Group success share scheme
  • A range of additional benefits
  • Flexible working hours

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Engineering deliveries between MG4 and MG10 gates
  • Manage the technical assurance of the development, ensuring that the development is compliant to the requirements and architecture as set out by the System Architect and that it is carried out observing the processes as agreed with the Chief Engineer
  • You will ensure that different specialist engineering teams are directed and co-ordinated to achieve work packages, including managing engineering requirements, risks and issues

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.


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

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in engineering / IT related discipline
  • Product related training relevant to area of expertise
  • Have experience of systems design and implementation for data communications products in commercial or military environments
  • Have experience of embedded software development utilising custom hardware
  • Experience and knowledge of CS3 is preferable
  • Familiar with process-driven software development
  • Have experience of the full project lifecycle
  • Have an excellent understanding of work package definition, estimation and planning.

This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad.

Because of the nature of work undertaken, these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. The successful candidate will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

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