Technical Author Remote working

BAE Brough - (site working at Brough Yorkshire or Home working options - MUST be avaialble to work on site for the first 4-6 weeks of contract)

There is a vacancy for Technical Authors within BAE Systems to produce and maintain Typhoon On-Aircraft Ground crew maintenance publications.
The successful candidate will need to have proven IT skills, in particular be conversant with the use of Microsoft Office. Experience of modern electronic production toolsets and Standard Generalised Markup Language (SGML) or Extensible Markup Language (XML) is essential. Good interpersonal skills are essential with particular emphasis on two-way communication and team working. Recent experience in the Aerospace industry or the operation/maintenance of military aircraft will be an advantage. The successful candidate must also be proficient at verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively research source data. Familiarity with Technical Publications specification ASD S1000D is essential.

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of the role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:
• The preparation of initial issue Typhoon Technical Publications and subsequent amendments of these in line with departmental procedures.
• Assessing and incorporating internal and external customer requests.
• The job holder must ensure that their output meets the defined criteria in terms of quantity, quality and schedule adherence.
• Maintaining the validity of management information to ensure accurate configuration control is maintained

The following standards will be required of the successful candidate:
Familiarity with SGML/XML in the production of technical Publications – Excellent
Use of Microsoft Office applications - Good


Responsibilities will include the preparation of new and updated National Data Modules in accordance with departmental procedures. To assess and incorporate internal and external customer requests and to provide accurate configuration management information.

Brough, England, UK