As a proven leader in the global aerospace sector, Airbus designs, produces and delivers innovative solutions with the aim to create a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world. These cutting-edge products and services – which span the commercial aircraft, helicopter, defence, security and space segments – benefit from our wide-ranging expertise and continued emphasis on innovation.
In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 370 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä. Most of our employees work in Secure Land Communications (SLC) business unit, which offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions, compliant with the highest standards of security and reliability, both for mission and business critical users. We help our customers in public safety organisations such as police, defence, fire & rescue, healthcare & hospitals, airports, transportation, oil & gas, and utilities, collaborate in a smart and secure manner. While offering hybrid solutions to support our customers on a smooth evolution path, we are playing an active role in shaping future communications and collaborations technology and setting the ground for new standards.
You get to work with meaningful tasks
We are now looking for a Test Automation Trainee to join our Test Automation team in our Helsinki office. In this position you will learn a variety of skills needed to work in the field of test automation. You will learn how to develop test automation using Python and Robot Framework, as well as learn how test automation is used as a crucial part of software development projects.
Our test automation team works together supporting each other so you will be included in the team right from the start. The team includes employees from trainees to senior test automation engineers, so you get the chance to learn from your peers as well as from more experienced members of the team.
Your tasks may vary from automated test implementation to test framework & tool development and integration. You may also follow and analyze the test results of regression tests, identify potential quality issues and report them to the test & development teams.
What we expect of you
You are studying for a technical degree, preferably in software development or information technology. Airbus is committed to offering students meaningful work experience in the early stages of their career so please note that our trainees need to have a student status throughout their employment. As for the technical skills, we would like you to have some experience in Robot Framework for Automated test development, as well as in programming and scripting. Some Python development experience is required. Additionally, it is beneficial if you have experience in other programming languages, API driven automation, automating desktop-based applications, agile tools including Confluence and JIRA or Continuous integration tools like Jenkins. Linux prowess is a big plus.
Since you will be working in a multicultural environment we are expecting you to have good team working skills, as well as the ability to work independently. A reasonable knowledge of the English language, especially in writing, is a prerequisite. Other languages are seen as an advantage.
The duration of the trainee period is until the end of the year and will start as agreed. The position is full-time during the summer months (5/2023 - 8/2023) and part-time (at least 2 days a week) during other times.
The position requires basic security clearance approval from Finnish authorities.
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter via the link below by 31st of January 2023.
We aim to conclude 1 round of interviews with the candidates we see are best suitable for the position. Possible changes in the recruitment process structure will be informed to the applicants.
About our Trainee Programme
After your trainee experience at Airbus you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of your function’s activities as well as practical knowledge and know-how that will help you build a strong ground for your professional career. Our current and former trainees have appreciated the learning opportunities and meaningful work tasks our trainee programme offers.
As our trainee, you get to be part of a community of like-minded colleagues. Since our working atmosphere is truly international, you will have the chance to brush up on your language skills and work with people from various backgrounds. We provide insights to our business with regular informative pop-ups and organize fun after work activities.
Our trainees are offered a salary based on recommendations and student credits, meaning that you have the possibility to increase your salary when your studies proceed. In addition, we provide benefits such as lunch and sports & culture benefit, comprehensive occupational health care and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.
Want to know more?
We are happy to give you more information about this position! Feel free to contact Sami Multasuo (+358405111390) during the following time periods:
Monday - Friday: 14:00 - 16:00
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