Airbus Aerial
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.  In 2015, Airbus generated revenues of 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600. 

What is Aerial?

Aerial brings together drone technology, high-altitude unmanned aircraft, satellite imaging infrastructure and analytical software into one common service offering for the commercial market. Our products give customers the ability to manage assets, support their customers and deliver new services in a new cost effective way leveraging aerial data. Aerial is a new startup division of Airbus, the global aerospace leader. We are building a state of the art and new-to-the-world capability, which will bring value to customers around the world. With applications ranging from disaster response, utility line inspections, insurance risk modeling to agriculture, the global aerial intelligence services market is expected to rapidly grow to $12.6 Billion by 2025 and we are leading the charge.


Why Work for Aerial?

As an autonomous unit within Airbus, we're also a part of one of the world's premier suppliers of aircraft, satellites, and defense hardware. We offer the best of both worlds: the speed, environment, and culture of a startup with the support and financial backing of a global aerospace pioneer. We have the freedom to move quickly, try new things, learn fast, and get products into market efficiently. We have a great team, casual dress code, plenty of snacks, drinks and coffee. Lots of employee engagement activities including happy hours, luncheons, other fun team building activities and incredible contemporary offices at Ponce City Market in the heart of Atlanta. Aerial also offers competitive compensation with the healthcare and PTO benefits of larger companies. In addition we offer 401k and pension plans making it easier to save for the long term.

It is the perfect combination of building innovative technology and products in an agile environment, with excellent support behind you.

Position Summary:

 Work closely with the engineering team to develop and maintain solutions that enable Airbus Aerial to deliver highly available and scalable software products.

 Primary Responsibilities:



  • Design and implement microservice API components to support application features.
  • Develop event-driven data workflow pipelines for processing system events.
  • Integrate image processing and machine learning components into data workflows.
  • Support and maintain existing back-end infrastructure with regard to reliability monitoring and alerting.


  • Ensure performance and reliable operation of systems through database/SQL optimization, practical caching implementations, and network tuning.
  • Design and develop scalable, fault tolerant solutions cloud-based architecture.
  • Troubleshoot issues and assist in ensuring the stability of the production environment.
  • Participate in code reviews, architecture reviews, and other technical discussions.

Additional Responsibilities:


  • Actively participate in requirements gathering, planning, and daily stand-up meetings.
  • Engage with the engineering team to define and develop best practices for product development.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field; or combination of education and experience.


  • 3 years of experience API development, specifically RESTful microservices using Java/Spring/Hibernate
  • Demonstrated experience with event-driven architectures
  • Demonstrated experience working in Agile software development
  • Demonstrated experience with containerized applications
  • Familiarity with relational database systems (Postgres or MySQL)
  • Preferred
    • Languages: Java (Javascript, Go, Python are a plus)
    • CD/CI: Jenkins, Circle CI, etc.
    • Cloud Platforms: Google Cloud Platform
    • Container Orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes
    • Monitoring/Instrumentation: Prometheus
    • Operating Systems: Linux variants
    • Cloud-based Networking Knowledge (VPC)

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages)::

  • Strong command of English, written and verbal.

 Travel Required:

  • 10% Domestic and International


  • Able to work in the US without sponsorship. US Citizenship or Green Card required.

 Decision Making, Complexity:

  • Work independently and collaboratively to analyze and establish the best practices for the continuous deployment and monitoring of our software solutions.

 Job Dimensions, Contributions to Success:

Vital role in the success of the company by supporting the product development.

Nature of Contacts:

Frequent Communication on a regular. basis with internal team members.

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. 

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified.  Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered. 

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment.  Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. 


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