During transition from T-65 to T-165, the MPDS Administrator will liaise with the Instructor Standards Team (IST) and manage the daily running of the Mission Support System (MSS).
During SD, the MPDS Administrator will administer all aspects of the MSS and ensure that software, map content and GTOPS content operates correctly and is up to date.
During transition, the IST Supervisor is the line manager for the MPDS Administrator.
During SD, the MPDS Supervisor will be the line manager for the MPDS Administrator.
Under the guidance of the IST / MPDS Supervisor, the MPDS Administrator is to:
Maintain the MSS network, hardware and software to ensure daily O&AT activities are supported.
Download mission data and protect it.
Apply updates to the mapping / DTED / DAFIF etc.
Create and administer flight critical databases (Weights and Balance, Radio Frequencies, Navigation Libraries, Threat Libraries etc)
Manage directory and sub-directory architecture.
Manage storage and administer user privileges.
Assist IPs with training content irregularities during the working period.
Assist the MPDS Supervisor with the delivery of the required training for Flight Operations (Flt Ops) personnel on the MPDS.
Maintain a Subject Matter Expert (SME) level of knowledge on the MPDS, the Map Preparation System (MPS) and the GPWS TERPROM and Obstacle Preparation System (GTOPS).
Provide SME support to the MPDS Sup for training syllabi and courseware development.
Assist the MPDS Supervisor the development of MSS user guides.
The IST (KFAB) Supervisor or MPDS Supervisor will provide direction to the MPDS Administrator for all work related tasks, such as:
Administration of flight critical databases.
Updates of Mapping, DTED, DAFIF etc.
Operator induced problems.
Training of Flt Ops personnel on MPDS, MPS and GTOPS.
SME support for training syllabi and courseware development.
Operational use of the MPDS for the schedule.
Under the guidance of the MPDS Supervisor, the MPDS Administer has the authority to develop working guides to support the MPDS Administrator Job Description.
The MPDS Administrator will assist the MPDS Supervisor with the development, validation and delivery of IP and Ops (IT) personnel training on the MPDS during the SD phase.
Must be educated to O/HNC level or recognised equivalent or have relevant experience supported by formal, recorded workplace applied related training.
Must have experience in a Flight Operations (Flt Ops) environment with direct exposure to flight planning.
Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office 2010 suite.
Ability to communicate effectively. Fluent in English language, both written and spoken.
Able to understand technical documentation unambiguously.
Previous experience with RAF HAMPA or TAMPA.
Understanding of directory and sub-directory architecture.
Knowledge of database systems and processes.
Knowledge of BAE Systems organisation with practical experience of BAE Systems procedures and processes.
EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.
SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities
At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.
All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals.