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Technical Information Engineer - flexible working available

BAE Systems
£39000 - £43000 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Job Title: Technical Information Engineer

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £40,000 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Creating new technical documentation for Naval systems such as Books of Reference (BRs), and Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETPs) and amending existing technical documentation, ensuring all information is up-to-date and accurate
  • Working closely with Supportability/Design Engineers and equipment manufacturers to gather information including design drawings, in order to fully understand the impact changes have on technical documentation
  • Interpreting engineering data, to ensure correct and accurate interpretation
  • Working with the Illustrators to produce supporting technical graphics

Your skills and experiences:


  • A proven background in technical authoring
  • Alternatively, military engineering experience in any of the following disciplines: Mechanical / electrical power and propulsion, electronics, weapons systems or hull construction


  • Computer literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office products and a confident user of any of the following: Adobe FrameMaker (Structured & Unstructured), Arbortext S1000D editor or Eagle EPS
  • Experience or exposure to Books of Reference (BRs), other service publications and civilian standards and Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETPs) - viewed in trilogiView


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 Technical Information and ILS team:

Working as part of an integrated team of Technical Information and ILS Engineers, within the Supportability Engineering Hub, you will liaise regularly with Project Engineers and Managers and Designers to understand and incorporate complex capability enhancements to the RN Surface Fleet. You will follow a development plan to prepare you in established authoring techniques to ensure compliance to customer specifications. You will have opportunities to survey ships in Portsmouth and Devonport, and grow key skills to prepare you for future senior positions.

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: 18th July 2024

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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