Position: Entry level

Job type: Full-time

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Airbus Defence and Space SAU
Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world’s leading space businesses. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.

Job Description

Human Factors Engineering is responsible for a holistic development of Human Manchine Interfaces (HMI) for all relevant operators workstations within Military Air platforms, e.g. cockpits, flight decks, mission consoles and ground control stations. Human-machine interface Design aims at designing the best interface between people and their activities using the best technologies, the best User Interface principles and the best ’design and validation’ methodologies such as prototyping methods They also contribute to the safety demonstration and certification of the systems aspects. This purpose is resulting from the application of engineering knowledge and User Interface design knowledge and methods all along the Products/Services life cycle. The main competences related to the job are: System Engineering, Human-Machine interaction, User Interface/Interaction, User Experience, software ergonomics.

The Job Mainly Consist On The Application Of Human Factors Engineering (HFE) To Ensure a User-centered Workstation/HMI Design According To Human Factors Criteria

  • Classical ergonomics criteria: Visibility, reachability, physical usability, ingress and egress.
  • Cognitive ergonomics criteria: operators workload, usability, situational awareness, human error.
  • Environmental aspects affecting operation: Lighting, NVIS compatibility, noise.

Main Tasks And Responsibilities Include

  • Workstations design (cockpits, flight decks, mission consoles and ground control stations), including the definition of geometry, layout and furnishing
  • HMI Design and multimodal interaction: Control Units, indicators and displays and moding (Graphical User Interface), interaction means.
  • Application of end-to-end HFE process along systems life cycle from early analysis during concept definitions up to entry into service.
  • Mission analysis, task analysis, ergonomic analysis, workload analysis and Human Error Analysis,
  • HMI prototyping, both HW and SW, according to system development phase, e.g. virtual models/simulations and physiscal mock-ups.
  • Human Factors V&V: User centered design reviews, demonstrations, validation and testing
  • Human Factors qualification and certification

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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