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29 Jun 2020

Full-Time DE&S Air Data Engineer

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Yeovil, England, United Kingdom

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£28,050 – £33,000 per annum (plus benefits)

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Do you have an Aeronautical/Aviation background and eager for a new challenge?

Do you want to work in an environment where your skills will make a direct impact on protecting the country whilst giving you the flexibility to manage both your work and home life balance together? If so, DE&S have exciting opportunities for engineers with experience ideally of using GOLDesp to join their diverse team at RNAS Yeovilton.

The engineering positions will be within the Data Management Services (DMS) team which is responsible for data integrity and in-service support activity of Air Engineering Logistic Information Support (LogIS) provided by the GOLDesp application. This support is in accordance with the requirements stipulated by our lead customer Strategic Command, in the Command Acquisition Support Plan Annex within Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR), and the requirements of the Internal Business Agreement in place between Directorate of Engineering and Safety (D EngSfty) and ISTAR Support Chain Information Services (SCIS). DMS delivers Data Services on behalf of various DE&S and FLC customers, enabling the effective use and analysis of the application we support.


DMS GOLDesp Logistic Support Analysis Records (LSAR) and GOLDesp Reference Data (GRD) analysts are responsible for the creation and management of Reference Data for the GOLDesp application with the day-to-day responsibilities of:
• Creation of LSAR and GOLDesp Reference data on the Central GOLDesp servers.
• Management of LSAR and GRD in order to maintain data integrity and assist the Airworthiness of all UK MOD platforms that use GOLDesp.
• Advising platform delivery teams and industry on the impact of GOLDesp on technical instructions and modifications.
• Support testing and release activities in Sustainment Air applications and associated safety cases.
• Support, on request, incident resolution with respect to the SCIS Delivery Partner, especially where there are Airworthiness or Operational Capability implications.
• Support the Engineering Application Management (Air) (EAM(Air)) team in their representation of customer views to the SCIS Delivery Partner and contractors on all matters regarding levels of service, managing customer expectation and providing a conflict resolution service where appropriate.
With your qualifications and experience, you will be able to provide delivery of quality and timely DMS to internal and external customers whilst maintaining air safety and effective engineering through life support.

To be considered for these posts, your CV must show evidence of the following:
• An HND/NVQ Level 4 qualification in an Engineering/Science related discipline OR substantial equivalent work experience.
• Experience of the GOLDesp application (preferably at Boundary Cell or Aircraft Custodian level).
• Experience of working in an Aeronautical/Aviation environment or similar environment within an engineering background.

It would be highly advantageous if you have:

• Experience of Aircraft Maintenance Manuals and Publications preferably Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETP) and Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM).
• An understanding of Aircraft Weight and Balance.

• The ability to achieve Eng Tech within 6 months.

Due to the secure nature of the role, this is a reserved post and open to SOLE UK NATIONALS ONLY.

Please note that you may be considered for similar positions at the level below the advertised role.

What’s in it for you?
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with plenty of opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service on or after 5 October 2018 may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

About DE&S and your team
The force behind the armed forces, DE&S is a highly specialised, branch of the MoD, operating with a budget of £178 billion over the next 10 years. From the procurement of aircraft carriers to the provision of food, we ensure our armed forces have the equipment and support they need to achieve their operations. We employ over 12,000 people across more than 150 locations around the world.

Cutting-edge engineering and science is a critical component in delivering modern, battle-winning technologies to all branches of the armed forces. Engineering is the largest business area within DE&S – and it’s one of the most fulfilling too. From managing technical risks, engineering resources and services, to defining and assuring best practice, our engineers are exemplars both within DE&S and our industry partners and professional bodies.


  • Learning and development tailored to your role
    • An environment with flexible working options
    • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
    • A Civil Service pension
  • Please find ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ attached or click hereThis post is not eligible for relocation allowances.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Air, data, DE&S, Engineer, engineering, and Somerset. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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