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29 days ago
BAE Systems
Salary: £37,654
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Environmental
Category: Environmental Jobs
F35 Mission Planning Environment Support

Would you like an exciting and practical role
within the world’s largest defence programme, F-35 Lightning? The F-35 is in
the very early phases of operation and is estimated to be a 40-year programme.
We currently have a vacancy for an F35 Mission Planning Environment Support
Engineer at our site in RAF Marham.

As an F35 Mission Planning Environment (MPE) Support
Engineer, you will be at the very heart of a highly skilled and technical air
system with very exciting changes to the Mission Planning Software being
planned for the near future.

This role will provide you with opportunities
within the wider BAE business.

Your main responsibilities as an F35 Mission
Planning Environment Support Engineer will involve:

Interface to the F-35 Industry team and the

Supporting the end user in the use of the MPE
mission planning software

Supporting the installation of the MPE software
and associated components / data

Support to UK-based System Integration and
Validation Trial events

Supporting the MPE development team with
requirements capture, software design and development of MPE software
components according to F-35 / Lockheed-Martin MPE Software Development Plan,
standards, processes, procedures and tools to F-35 Programme and Schedule criteria

Support for the development of Next-Generation
Open Mission Services (NOMS) micro services for uses within the MPE, utilising
the Dev/Sec/Ops agile processes

Your skills and qualifications:


Demonstrated experience being familiar with installation
of bespoke software

Demonstrated experience with IT technical
support and fault finding

Demonstrated experience of Stakeholder
Management / Engagement

Demonstrated experience with operating military
planning and support systems

Demonstrated experience with participating with
Formal Reviews etc.

Comp TIA Security +


Experience developing software

Requirements / Interface Specification

Software Change Management (e.g. System Problem

Cryptography experience

Experience with military aircraft systems

Knowledge of military fast jet mission planning

Programming experience using C+, Python and
.Net and Java

Scripting experience

Experience with virtualisation technologies
VMware and Hyper V

Network administration and system backup

Computer and Cyber security training

Although the role can be fulfilled in English,
foreign language skills such as Dutch, Norwegian and/or Danish etc. would be

Experience with military aircraft software
development, mission planning or maintenance

What we're looking for in you:

You will be personable with excellent
communications skills. You will be
confident in dealing with stakeholders of all levels.

Location: RAF Marham

Salary: £37,654

Benefits: Our
employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive
pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share
Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible
working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual

BAE Systems Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it
counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to
helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic
aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE
Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting
the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at
the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our
customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the
technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our
customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to
excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse
workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve
their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire
creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our
differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives
strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably
qualified people.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles
that you can perform for the organisation.

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