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The Boeing Company Entry Level Data Exploitation/Reliability Engineering Specialist in Gosport, United Kingdom

Boeing Defence UK is looking for an Entry Level Data Exploitation/Reliability Engineering Specialist based in Gosport, United Kingdom.

Position Overview:

Data Exploitation (DE)/Reliability Engineering Specialist to be assigned to support the UK Chinook Through Life Customer Support (TLCS2) and Chinook Engine Support Arrangement (CESA) programmes. The individual will report to the ILS Manager through the DE Lead and will coordinate, integrate and execute DE/R&M functions and activities to provide in-service support and ensure sustainment predominantly of Boeing Chinooks – all Mks, including Engines, for the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force. The successful candidate will also be called upon to support other aircraft DE/R&M activity as capability develops, as well will be expected to assist in briefing both internally and externally, including programme management, on DE/R&M and the benefits, identifying, communicating and influencing future business opportunities within the scope of the programme. The individual will participate in TLCS and CESA Engineering & Supportability and Programme meetings, as well as customer DE/R&M meetings. Additionally, they will actively engage with other UK Chinook organisations and stakeholders to seek innovative solutions to improve programme metrics and reduce cost of ownership. The individual will be expected to work under general supervision.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in developing/maintaining plans and processes to ensure DE and R&M products meet technical data regulatory and company requirements. Ensuring Data Governance and Data Assurance is maintained, and is able to deliver Data Integrity and Data Quality.

  • Conducting tasks to identify, collate, analyse, document and provide coherent and actionable data information relevant to DE and R&M.

  • Identifying and progressing Continuous Improvement initiatives.

  • Liaising with Engineering, Advanced Systems (AS), Business Information Systems (BIS), R&M, ILS, Publications, RCMA, LSA, Supply Chain and other Support Product Departments both in Boeing UK and USA to glean and/or provide data and information to support their tasks and activities.

  • Supporting the conduction of FRACAS.

  • Supporting the proposal, development and implementation of technical solutions to support all DE/R&M tasking, both within TLCS2/CESA and the MoD customer domain. These may be developed in isolation or in tandem with other areas of BDUK, including but not restricted to AS and BIS.

  • Supporting internal and external audits and reviews to ensure products and data information meet requirements.

  • Utilising a understanding of Aerospace Engineering DE/R&M processes to satisfy MAA, MRP RA5726 (Integrity Management) and RA1140 (Technical Data Exploitation) requirements, you will both observe and support the Chinook programme Charters and Management Plans, Processes and Procedures, recommending and drafting updates and maintenance of these as necessary. You will have a working level of experience and knowledge of Relational Databases including the use of SQL, other types of DE/R&M tools such as Entity Analytics and Elastic Search, knowledge and understanding of Data Governance and Data Assurance, have familiarity with DE/R&M visualisation tools, such as Tableau, Power BI, and Kibana, and also understand the concepts of Data Lakes, Data Warehousing and Big Data.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE.

Qualifications (Skills, Experience, Education):

  • Ideally educated to degree level in a relevant Engineering subject.

  • Ability to obtain UK Security Clearance.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment.

Important information regarding this requisition: This position does not have sponsorship approval. This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOUR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.


This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.