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Media Developer

BAE Systems
£38540 - £51380 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Media & Internet
Full Time
Home working available
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Job Title: Media Developer

Location: Broad Oak or alternative BAE sites such as, Great Baddow or Isle of Wight. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £38,540 - £51,380 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

· Undertake Training Media development in support of instructional design activities in accordance with a recognised Systems Approach to Training

· Undertake and support Solution integration & acceptance activities

· Interaction with the Customer and Stakeholder regarding the training requirement

· Provide advice on Media and Media Development activities to Technical and Engineering authorities

· Support the procurement of training media

· Develop training media as identified by the Instructional Design Team against the specified style guide and/or standards. Take ownership of, lead and manage allocated tasks whilst monitoring the progress, quality and performance, of the team reporting as required and seeking assistance when necessary

· Ensure compliance and coherence with the development plan, schedule and supporting documentation

· Utilise other toolsets as required and directed by the business (e.g. LCMS), in accordance with the directed and agreed approach

· Support all governance activities as required

Your skills and experiences:


· Have an understanding of the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT), including the DSAT Quality Management Standard (QMS) and DSAT guidance documentation

· Have knowledge and experience of current training methods and media, including multimedia, simulation, Virtual Reality (VR) and experienced in the development of 2d vector and raster-based graphics, using technical and engineering source data to aid media development

· Be able to provide reasonable estimates for allocated tasks but report, during development, with a reasoned view as to why the original estmate is now deemed unsound

· They will be able to apply already tailored standards to meet the needs of the project without going against the principle and direction

· Report progress of tasks as required by more senior members of the team and/or the Media Capabilty Engineering Manager


· Knowledge of Royal Navy surface fleet branch structures and their associated training pipelines would be advantageous

· Ideally have experience of developing technical training content for military materiel

· Have an understanding of 3d vector development sufficient to direct the work of 3d media specialists


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 Type 26 team:

The Type 26 Team consists of 30-40 training professionals, that are developing and delivering training platforms for Type 26 Service. This team is introducing and developing new toolsets, as well as ways of working.

As a Media Developer, you will have the skills and experience to support development of Customer Training electronic materials - nominally media content for courseware products. This requires close working with the Instructional Design Team to translate the initial storyboard media into high-quality & impactful training media content.

This is an exciting new opportunity and opportunities of progression and growth.

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: 5th December 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.


BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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