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BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Avionic Systems Engineer – Clearance

2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

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Job Description

Job Title: Avionic Systems Engineer – Clearance

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

Salary: £47,683-£52,426 (dependent on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Generate flight clearance documentation, including SQS, NCQC, and ADOM, ensuring accuracy and compliance
  • Evaluate available certification evidence to determine support for clearance, address any shortfalls, and present findings for formal sign-off
  • Identify and track clearance dependencies, collaborating with Avionic Joint Team and AVS Sub System teams to plan and gather necessary inputs
  • Work with external assessor stakeholders, such as Quality & Certification and Airworthiness teams, to secure independent assessments and approvals for AJT clearances
  • Track and manage clearance baselines across complex product sets, ensuring all documentation meets the required standards
  • Participate in clearance programme reviews, ensuring all certification evidence is traceable and meets the outlined requirements

Your skills and experiences:

Essential Skills:

  • Qualification & certification processes
  • Systems Engineer experience
  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience / qualifications

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of JIRA Agile project management tool would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Typhoon is highly desirable


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 Avionic Joint team:

Working in the Avionic Joint Team offers a dynamic and collaborative environment, as it involves embedding within a Eurofighter joint team and closely collaborating with Eurofighter companies. This role provides a unique opportunity for international collaboration, where expertise and insights are shared among diverse teams with a common goal. Being part of this team means actively contributing to the development and enhancement of avionic systems for the Eurofighter, leveraging the combined strengths and resources of various stakeholders. It’s an environment where innovation, cooperation, and the pursuit of excellence are at the forefront, fostering a rich and rewarding professional experience

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: 20th June 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.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Working at BAE Systems

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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