ILS Analyst

BAE Systems

Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


  • All Systems GO! Be part of the next generation of defence technology
  • Great career path in ILS and JORN sustainment
  • Enjoy flexibility, engaging work and a culture that embraces diversity and open-mindedness

At BAE Systems we are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have an exciting opportunity as an ILS Analyst within our Battlespace Integrated Solutions based in SA-DSTG.

What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognised in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organisation that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values

Your new role:
As an ILS Analyst within the Sustainment ILS Team, you will be responsible for performing various analyses and creating reports to fulfil customer and project deliverables within the Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) Program.
Reporting to the JORN Sustainment ILS Manager you will:

  • Create ILS assessment reports for engineering changes within the mission system and associated facilities

  • Conduct Supportability and Obsolescence Assessment activities relating to the current system health

  • Develop specialty logistics solutions against requirements including their optimisation and present the solution in design reviews, including the conduct of or amendment to existing ILS Analyses such as:

  • Reliability, Availability and Maintainability assessments,

  • Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)

  • Conduct validation of data and technical publications received from Original Equipment Manufacturer and suppliers

  • Participate in the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) activities as required

  • Provide input for improving the asset integrity and reliability of equipment within the mission system and associated facilities

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Tertiary or Trade qualifications in the field of electronics, electrical, mechanical engineering OR equivalent career experience
  • Significant experience in a technical background in Electronic / Electrical /Mechanical/Condition Monitoring
  • Ability to interact effectively with colleagues within and outside immediate team, to implement business requirements
  • Well-developed self-management skills and demonstrated ability to work under own initiative to deliver outputs to time, quality and cost
  • Good verbal communication skills and ability in technical report writing
  • Ability to demonstrate influencing and, assertive styles together with low level negotiation of stakeholders

Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
Further information regarding clearances is available at:

Applications should be addressed to: Ammar Bakos, Talent Acquisition Specialist- Engineering and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email:

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Our culture
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