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.

Job Description

Job title: Reference Data Engineer

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:

  • Assess the Typhoon Air Vehicle Engineering Note (TAVEN) provided by the SHM team to enable the correction of the aircraft lifting data within the Engineering Support System
  • Assess and produce Reference Data to recognised RDT processes and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with ITAR and EAR
  • Assist with Eurofighter and EPC queries
  • Support briefings to key stakeholders
  • Ensure all deliverables have been through appropriate review prior to submission
  • Support capability improvements
  • Support in-house and Customer/Supplier meetings
  • Assist with technical query answering

Your skills and experiences:


  • Good knowledge of Excel and Access toolsets
  • Knowledge of ESS (engineering support system)
  • Disciplined in their approach to recording findings


  • Aircraft engineering background
  • PLM (Teamcenter) experience


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.

Typhoon Reference Data Team:

The Typhoon Reference Data Team (RDT) within Support Data Products (SDP) are responsible for supporting the Typhoon aircraft through the production, release and update of Engineering Support System (ESS) Business and Reference Data. The team works across various interfaces within the Typhoon Design, Manufacturing and Operator organisations including the Export Customers

This role requires a dynamic individual whose main responsibilities would focus on the delivery of corrected lifing data through applying the Structural Health Monitoring Refinement process as well as assessment, investigation and creation of Reference Data. The successful applicant will be meticulous with a good eye for detail and be disciplined in their approach to recording their findings. This opportunity is an excellent building block for those aspiring to further their career in the support domain, either within the Design or Operator environment

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: 23rd 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
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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