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Engineer - Support Engineering (Technical Publications)

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BAE Systems UK
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Job title: Engineer – Support Engineering (Technical Publications)

Location: Filton, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £34,032 per annum

What you’ll be doing:

  • Quality checking delivery packages of documents supplied from internal departments and the supply chain
  • Sourcing documents from document management systems
  • Quality checking documents to ensure functionality of the IETP is maintained
  • Liaising with delivery package owners and the authoring department to resolve any issues
  • Managing data in a Common Source Database (CSDB)
  • Building the IETP by following local instructions
  • Publishing the IETP for the end users to access
  • Building and maintaining effective communication cross functionally
  • Speaking to the right people and determining what is required at each step
  • Configuration control, assisting the IETP Production Lead to make sure all records are reported and up to date
  • Peer reviewing of other’s team members work

Your skills and experiences:


  • HNC/HND or equivalent experience within relevant engineering discipline
  • Practical knowledge of engineering
  • Experience of handling documents and proficient in the discipline of configuration control


  • Previous experience in a technical documentation role
  • Knowledge and understanding of an IETP, ASD S1000D and of a Common Source Database (data vault)


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The ILS team:

You will be part of the ILS Team specialising in Technical Publications primarily for Dreadnought IETP (Interactive Electronic Technical Publications).

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 27th August 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.