Jobs at HENSOLDT Avionics

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HENSOLDT is a German defence industry champion with a leading market position in Europe and global reach. As a technology leader, HENSOLDT is also continuously expanding its portfolio in cyber, sensors, avionics, radars and developing new products to combat a wide range of threats based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cyber security. With more than 5,600 employees, the company achieved a turnover of 1.2 billion euros in 2020. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and SDAX.

HENSOLDT Avionics, located in Pforzheim, specialises in civil avionics systems for mission management and situational awareness.

We offer you:

  •     Attractive location between Stuttgart and Karlsruhe
  •     A wide range of health offers (gym, massage, running group, etc.)
  •     Working in an innovative environment with extraordinary high-tech products
  •     Attractive remuneration
  •     Company pension scheme
  •     Flexible working time models (mobile working, flexitime and part-time models)
  •     Individual development and training opportunities

Please send your complete application documents with CV, salary expectations and availability as PDF per Mail to Mrs. Michelle Scheu (bewerbung.avionics.de@hensoldt.net).

Job Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Innovation is crucial to engineer cutting-edge technology. At HENSOLDT, innovation emerges from the right people and the right mix of diverse individuals working collaboratively and inclusively according to their strengths, unleashing creativity and passion through their work.

  • Sales Representative Field Service Sales

    Your profile:

    • Technical studies or comparable training
    • Alternatively: Studies in industrial engineering
    • Experience in sales of technical products
    • Work experience in the field of avionics is an advantage
    • Ability to work in team, strong communication skills, social competence
    • Good knowledge of common MS Office applications
    • Willingness to work flexible hours and travel extensively worldwide
    • Car driver's licence mandatory
    • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English, second foreign language an advantage

     

     Your tasks:

    •  Acquisition of new customers as well as maintenance of existing customers in an international environment
    •  Preparing offers and processing of tenders
    • Continuous observation and analysis of the market and competitive situation
    • Supporting customers in the planning of system / device integration
    • Representation of the company and the entire product portfolio at international trade fairs
    • Price and contract negotiations
  • Sales Representative Sales

    Your profile:

    • Training as an industrial clerk or bachelor's degree
    • Experience in sales of technical products
    • 3-5 years of professional experience desirable, ideally in the field of avionics
    • Structured way of working and assertiveness
    • Ability to work in team, strong communication and social skills
    • Good knowledge of common MS Office applications
    • Experience in working with ERP and CRM systems
    • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoke
    •  Second foreign language would be an advantage

     

     Your tasks:

    • Acquiring new customers and maintaining existing customers in an international environment
    • Processing customer enquiries and tenders
    • Preparation and drafting of technical offers
    • Continuous observation and analysis of the market and competitive situation
    • Administrative support of the field service
    • Price and contract negotiations
  • Service / Technical Support Support

    Your profile:

    • Completed technical studies (e.g. geoinformatics, computer science, electronics)
    • Understanding of complex technical systems
    • Experience in dealing with Unix/Linux systems
    • Experience in dealing with Windows systems
    • Experience in supporting and communicating with customers
    • Good knowledge of English
    • Communication skills and ability to work in a team

     

    Your tasks:

    • Incident management
    • Conducting technical problem analyses (Tier 1 and 2)
    • Planning, coordinating and carrying out the implementation of updates and change requests
    • Testing and maintaining delivered systems
    • Establishing and maintaining strategic customer loyalty through regular customer contact / personal customer care
    • Optimising processes and procedures
  • Software Developer C++ IT

    Your profile:

    •  Successfully completed studies in the field of computer science or something comparable
    •  Several years of professional experience in the development of systems with C/C++
    • Ideally experience with development tools such as GIT, Google Testframework
    • Ideally experience with OpenGL
    • Very good knowledge of German and English
    • Open and communicative personality
    • Enthusiasm for the topic around avionics systems, development and software design

     

     Your tasks:

    •  Software development in the area of mission management software
    •  Creation of software architecture with UML diagrams
    • Creation and development of requirements documents
    • Coordination and creation of software documentation
    • Creation of unit tests for the developed software
  • IT-Systemadministration IT

    Your profile:

    • Training/studies in the field of IT, system integration or comparable qualification
    • Knowledge of Active Directory, MS Office, Linux, VMware, KVM 
    • Know-how in Ethernet and IP-based network protocols 
    • Analytical thinking, as well as conceptual and structured working skills 
    • Committed, independent and self-reliant working style 
    • Strong communication skills (written and spoken) in German and English

     

     Your tasks:

    • First and second level support
    • Analysis and Solving of user problems (by telephone, remotely or in person)
    • Administration of the virtual and physical environment
    • Administration, installation and documentation of the IT infrastructure (Microsoft/Linux) 
    • Network management in the areas of firewall, LAN, WLAN, VoIP, VPN 
    • Implementation of the group IT strategy and compliance with IT guidelines
    • Ensuring functional and operational security and continuous development of the IT infrastructure 
    • Software and hardware rollout and system introduction

     

  • Systemconfiguration / Customization / Map conception Databases & Maps

    Your profile:

     

    • Engineering degree or comparable degree
    • Very good IT knowledge and technical understanding
    • Experience in dealing with Unix/Linux systems
    • Knowledge of different interfaces (serial, discrete, analogue, A708)
    • Experience in dealing with avionics systems (ARINC) desirable
    • Good knowledge of English
    • Programming skills (desirable)
    • Experience with GIS software such as ESRI ArcMap or QGIS advantageous
    • Experience with geodatabases (PostGIS, Postgresql) desirable
    • Knowledge of data formats (ideally raster and vector data formats) an advantage
    • Experience with geo web services (Openlayers or Geoserver) desirable
    • High degree of independence and pronounced process orientation
    • Good command of English and ability to work in a team

     

    Your tasks:

    • Configuration of our mission management systems
    • Configuration of the individual modules and their aviation-specific interfaces
    • Maintenance and updating of systems already delivered
    • Technical documentation
    • Administration and management of various geodata
    • Preparation and control of supplied data
    • Creation of own map series from various sources and changing suppliers
    • Completed technical studies (e.g. geoinformatics, computer science, electronics)
    • Understanding of complex technical systems
    • Experience in dealing with Unix/Linux systems
    • Experience in dealing with Windows systems
    • Experience in supporting and communicating with customers
    • Good knowledge of English
    • Communication skills and ability to work in a team

     

  • Design Engineer Engineering

    Your profile:

     

    • You have a degree in mechanical engineering/mechatronics or a comparable qualification
    • Ideally, you have gained initial experience in the above-mentioned area of responsibility as well as in the avionics/automotive environment
    • You are proficient in the use of 3D CAD systems (ideally Pro/ENGINEER/Creo)
    • Knowledge of modern manufacturing processes, especially with aluminium milled parts would be desirable
    • You communicate confidently with international contacts in German and English
    • You enjoy working in an intercultural team of specialists and are creative and solution-oriented
    • High degree of independence and pronounced process orientation
    • Good command of English and ability to work in a team

     

    Your tasks:

    • As a team member of the hardware department, you will develop and design components and assemblies in Pro/ENGINEER/Creo for our avionics systems on your own responsibility
    • You will be responsible for components and assemblies from the concept phase through to series production
    • You will optimise the overall product in close cooperation with the other specialist departments
    • In addition, you will develop new innovative equipment concepts from the architecture to the individual components
    • You will support international suppliers and development partners as a competent contact person for component support and project coordination

     

  • Personnel Officer / Assistant to the Managing Director (m/f/d) HR

    Your profile:

    • Degree in business administration or human resources management (Bachelor's / Master's / Diploma) or comparable degree (commercial training and further training as a human resources specialist)
    • Experience in the field of personnel management
    • Creative and proactive way of working
    • Very good communication skills in German and English
    • Interface competence, independent working style
    • Confident handling of MS Office

     

    Your tasks:

    •  Administration: all secretarial and administrative tasks; assistance to the management
    • Personnel: Preparation and commissioning of job advertisements; coordination and administration of job applications; preparation of employment contracts; keeping personnel files; coordination of staff development
    • Trusting and constructive cooperation with the works council
    • Accounting: management of personnel accounting systems (DATEV, Workday); payroll accounting
    • Controlling: Preparation of cost and performance accounting analyses, periodic reporting and presentation documents as a basis for decision-making by the management
    • Risk management: monitoring, updating and reporting of the opportunity/risk portfolio