ILS Engineer

Ref No. BHN516118
Salary £45,000 - £55,000/annum
Location Reading, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Are you an ILS / Supportability Engineer, looking for the next step in your career with a growing defence company?


ILS, Supportability, Through-Life Support, Defence

The Job

This opportunity is working for a small company in the defence sector, delivering Supportability Solutions for Communication and Information Systems (CIS).


  • Assist in the development and implementation of ILS / Supportability Engineering plans and processes.
  • Completion of the ILS / Supportability Engineering deliverables to known deadlines and schedules.
  • Provide detailed Subject Matter Expertise (SME) input to the Engineering Community and the customer.
  • Identify and manage risks associated with the ILS Programme.
  • Assist in the development of ILS / Engineering solutions to Requests for Change (RFCs) within tight timescales.
  • Produce monthly reports for ILS and ARM activity against Statement of Work (SOW).
  • Support the ILS Review / Management Boards as appropriate.


  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering related subject.
  • Background working in ILS / Supportability.
  • Thorough understanding of Supportability Analysis and ARM.
  • Familiarity working to Defence Standards (e.g. DEF-STAN 00-600) and equivalent Military Standards/ Handbooks.
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative as well as within a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment.
  • Currently holds SC clearance, or ability to achieve it.


  • Experience of working with / for the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
  • ITIL Foundation Accreditation.
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Access and Excel skills.

If you're interested in this position, please click "Apply Now" and attach the latest version of your CV.


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