IT CAD Service and Solutions Owner

Airbus Group

IT CAD Service and Solutions Owner

Airbus Defence & Space

Portsmouth or Stevenage, United Kingdom

Airbus is one of the world's largest space businesses, working with technologies designed to travel to infinity and beyond. From satellites providing our planet with images and communications, to rovers that wonder foreign planets, and the rockets that launch them there…we make it happen, we make it fly!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT CAD Service and Solutions Owner​ to join our Defence & Space business in the UK, based in Portsmouth or Stevenage.

Reporting directly to the Head of IT Engineering for Space Systems, you will ensure the delivery and support in service for the end to end Digital Design and Manufacture Systems (DDMS) deployment for legacy and UK Programmes.

You will need to be able to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role, which requires UK Citizenship and/or 5 years recent UK residency.


  • Plan and deliver the provision of Mechanical Design and Manufacture as part of the wider Digital Design and Manufacture Systems (DDMS) team at Airbus Defence and Space;
  • Maintain the performance and stability of the different national DDMS platforms;
  • Ensure the follow-up and resolution of incidents in the UK;
  • Ensure the provisioning of new software packages and upgrades;
  • Ensure the deployment of the patches and further technical bricks delivered by the integration team. Part of these deliveries can be deployed through the DevOps technologies;
  • Ensure the deployment of the clients over UK when delivered by 3DX integration/packaging teams;
  • Monitor and track system performance against negotiated service-level agreements (SLAs);
  • Report on the success/errors of the deployment. Fix issues when discovered;
  • Measure and report any discrepancy for further investigation and longer term improvement planning;
  • CAD legacy retirement planning;
  • Communicates improvement, updates and obsolescence management of products to the IT Product Manager;
  • Performs the ITIL based support processes that include incident, problem, change, configuration, and event management;
  • Analyses console messages, diagnoses system failures and takes corrective action in order to ensure continuity of operations, escalating to other technical teams and vendors as needed;
  • Supervises system backup processing, and leads disaster recovery tests Identifies and implements technologies and processes that improve the reliability, efficiency and availability of the systems environment.

Skills and Experience

  • Wide CAD package experience;
  • Dassault 3DX - Catia V5 and V6 essential;
  • Delmia and Apriso desirable;
  • IT infrastructure experience desirable to enable system integration and improvement;
  • Experience of defining solutions within an Architectural Framework as part of Model Based Systems Engineering;
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or related engineering domain, or equivalent level of information management specific qualifications;
  • Experience project managing simple tasks and planning.

Not 100% match for the role? No worries! Airbus will support your professional development and invests in your learning journey/continuous learning.

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary with annual profit share;
  • An ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and generous pension contributions;
  • Very strong, very real career development options across our transnational, market leading company;
  • A hybrid working pattern of 2 to 3 days per week in the office and 2 to 3 days remotely;
  • Flexible hours - 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including home working. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

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.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

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.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

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