Training Solutions Engineer

Location:Cumbria

Training Solutions Engineer

Would you like to be a part of a team designing and delivering Naval Training Solutions within Maritime Services? We currently have a vacancy for a Training Solutions Engineer at our site in Broad Oak Technology Centre in Portsmouth or Filton, to develop and update training for our customers.

As a Training Solutions Engineer, you will undertake Training Needs Analysis and Instructional Design during development and support phases of the training lifecycle to agreed timescales and budget. You will also attend and/or chair meetings/workshops with industry, customer and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to capture data efficiently and accurately.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with a wide range of stakeholders across the BAE Systems businesses.

Your main responsibilities as a Training Solutions Engineer will involve:

Conduct Training Needs Analysis in accordance with a recognised Systems Approach to Training.

Conduct Instructional Design in accordance with a recognised Systems Approach to Training.

Undertake and support solution integration & acceptance activities.

Develop customer and stakeholder relations.

Adhere to and promote BAE Systems Governance, Configuration and Change Control processes.

Provide training related subject matter expertise to technical and engineering authorities.

Support the procurement of training media through the provision of subject matter expertise advice and guidance.

Support training planning activities through the provision of subject matter expertise advice and guidance.

Your skills and qualifications:
Essential

Have knowledge and experience of the successful application of the Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT), including the DSAT Quality Management Standard (QMS) and DSAT guidance documentation.

Have knowledge of current training methods and media, including Computer Based Training (CBT), multimedia, simulation and Virtual Reality (VR).

Have a working knowledge of Training Lifecycle Management.
Experience of working with senior level stakeholders.

Have successfully completed a Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) Training Needs Analysis course (for example Defence Academy Course No. 47 – DSAT Training Needs Analysis) or a similar training framework course.

Desirable

Knowledge of Royal Navy surface fleet branch structures and their associated training pipelines.

Experience of training needs analysis within a UK military requirement

What we're looking for in you:

You will demonstrate strong communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships. You will need to be able to influence multiple stakeholders and interact confidently with senior management. Strong problem solving skills are key to the success of this role.

Location: Broad Oak Technology Centre in Portsmouth or Filton

Salary: Competitive

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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.



BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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