Typhoon Simulator Instructor Pilot - Bae Systems - Coningsby - Wizbii

Typhoon Simulator Instructor Pilot

  • By Bae Systems
  • Coningsby (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

Typhoon Simulator Instructor Pilot

We are currently recruiting for a Typhoon Simulator Instructor Pilot. Based at RAF Coningsby, you will be responsible for the provision of high quality synthetic training support and instruction to all Typhoon Squadrons and providing specialist support when required alongside the already established Synthetic Environment specialists.

You will be required to deliver synthetic events including SCT, emergency and IF training, and full operational mission support sorties. This will require you to retain a high level of knowledge of the Typhoon systems and of front line Typhoon tactics, doctrines and of all other friendly and threat weapon systems. You will also be required to deliver high quality training to the Typhoon Pilot Ground School. As an instructor you will be required to produce accurate, objective and well-reasoned subjective assessments of student performance and to design and deliver remedial exercises according to student needs. You will contribute to maintaining a strong Flight Safety culture throughout the Typhoon Training Facility.

Additionally, you will be required to augment the already established Synthetic Environment Specialist in the preparation of synthetic training missions on both the Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids (ASTA) and Emulated Deployable Cockpit Trainer (EDCT) suites of devices.

Your main responsibilities as a Typhoon Simulator Instructor Pilot will involve:

The provision of high quality pilot training support and instruction to all Typhoon Squadrons utilising network capable synthetic training devices.

The provision of Synthetic device technical and training expertise to constantly develop and evolve Typhoon training syllabi and scenario's to meet the customer's need.

Supporting the SE Specialist in the provision of high quality mission support to the Typhoon Simulator, including creation of realistic scenarios and models, and the management of several databases

Maintaining a focus on military ethos within Typhoon Training Facility.

Instilling and maintaining a strong Flight Safety culture throughout the TTF.

Maintaining currency and knowledge of RAF Typhoon Force SOP's and TOP's.

Accurate reporting to maintenance personnel of defects in Synthetic device equipment, and close liaison with maintenance personnel to ensure that the Synthetic devices replicate the performance, handling and modification states of the aircraft.

The accurate, objective and well-reasoned assessments of pilot performance and the production of written reports.

Your skills and qualifications as a Simulator Instructor Pilot:


Former RAF fast jet aircrew experience

Instructional experience


Recent cockpit experience

Typhoon and Simulator instructional experience

Multi Role background

Experience of LINUX/UNIX, MS-DOS, XML and networking .

Understanding of databases, particularly Oracle .

What we're looking for in you:

You must possess excellent communication skills with the ability to build effective professional relationships with a range of stakeholders. You must also be a team player who is confident working collaboratively to meet customer requirements.

Location: RAF Coningsby

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.

Military Air & Information

The Military Air & Information (MAI) business has been structured to create a focused business, designed to meet the current and future requirements of our customers. The MAI business has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

MAI has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. MAI recognises training as a key enabler to deliver military capability, bringing together experience in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions to military customers around the world. This is a powerful combination.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to give real advantage to our customers worldwide. Trusted to deliver - always.

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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation .
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