Senior ILS Engineer

Job Description

Senior ILS Engineer


Our client is recruiting for a Senior ILS Engineer to lead and direct ILS through-life, aligned to a key NATO program. The business has recently been awarded a contract for the design and development of a range of operational training electronic warfare pods by the MoD on behalf of NATO. This role as Senior ILS Engineer will provide realistic training in electronic warfare to the member countries, in order to be able to operate in a real time situation.  The position of Senior ILS Engineer reports into the Senior Programme Engineer and is based at the Christchurch site, requiring occasional customer travel.


As a Senior ILS Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

  • SC Clearance or ability to be SC cleared.

  • Essential – extensive experience in all aspects of ILS (supportability analysis, AR&M analysis, planning and implementation of ISS).

  • Essential – understanding of CLS and availability-based ISS, performance metrics and KPIs 

  • Experience of airborne electronic equipment projects from both hardware and software viewpoint

  • Experience of working with the military

  • Experience of airworthiness requirements and regulations

  • Experience within the defence industry or of working with defence contractors

  • Desirable – experience of Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment would be beneficial

  • Desirable – experience working to regulatory standards

  • Desirable – experience in the military, particularly with aircraft and avionics equipment

  • Desirable – experience of safety and environmental management

  • Desirable – understanding of project lifecycle management process 


Keywords:  Senior ILS Engineer, ILS, NATO, MOD, airworthiness, Electronics, “Electronic Warfare”, CLS, ISS, Military


Senior ILS Engineer

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset

Salary:  very competitive salary with excellent benefits