Senior Customer Trainer

Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Standard hours per week: 37

The Opportunity

  • Innovative: An exciting opportunity to join a dedicated team at the Leonardo Academy (Lincoln) influencing, through training of a range of EW related disciplines, the development of the future of the EW community.
  • Cutting-Edge: You will be part of a training team developing courseware in support of cutting edge technologies, developing training products for large complex EW training solutions to UK and overseas customers.
  • Challenging: This project will push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and the ingenuity of our training community to bring about a step change in performance and capability of our airborne electronic systems.
  • Customer-Focused: You will be supporting the future training needs of, and working closely with our customers, to ensure that our solutions meet their future training needs.
  • Collaborative: You will form part of an established training team with support from wider Leonardo systems specialists.



  • Prestige: You will be at the forefront of the provision of a truly significant UK defence programme.
  • Influence: You will be able to apply your knowledge and experience to influence the training of sensor and communication systems for a next generation combat aircraft.
  • Teamwork: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Continuous Learning: You will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring.
  • Connections: You will be joining an expansive team of around 7,000 people at six major sites across the UK.
  • Legacy: We are proud of our rich heritage in Electronic Warfare (EW); over 100 years of EW history. Today we are providing the latest advances in radio frequency technology and you can be part of the next 100-year legacy.


What you will do

  • Develop training courses, which provides part of an integrated solution to complex EW systems.
  • Develop aspects of training solutions alongside customers and industry partners.
  • Liaise with technical specialist teams to define training requirements and develop technical understanding of complex EW Systems.
  • Deliver training within the UK and overseas at our customers and industry partners sites, potential for extended travel abroad (including the Middle East) with overnight stays.

What we are looking for/ Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • Knowledge of Electronic Counter Measures (ECM), Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and/or CEESIM is highly desirable with specialisation of the Typhoon platform preferrable but not essential.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Electronic Warfare Operational Support, ideally with experience of Mission Data Generation tools and/or Threat Vulnerability Countermeasure knowledge would be preferable.
  • Experience of course design and training development
  • Experience of Instructional technique utilising modern training techniques
  • Knowledge of a system approach to training, such as JSP 822
  • Knowledge of defence and / or commercial training standards
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.
  • Experienced users of training development applications including MS software and others
  • The ability to work in a small team, with a flexible approach to working
  • Experience of working alongside internal stakeholders, external customers and industrial partners.