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Salisbury, Wiltshire Jefferson Wells

Position: Aircraft Data Analysis Team Lead

Location: Salisbury (with Adaptive Working Arrangements)

Package: Highly Competitive Salary 35,000 - 50,000 + Benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Embark on an extraordinary journey with us! We're seeking a driven Aircraft Data Analysis Team Lead to join our innovative team based in Boscombe Down. Here's your chance to work with cutting-edge technology alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry.

The Role:

As our Aircraft Data Analysis Team Lead, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting human performance and protection services within the aerospace and avionics sector. Here's what you'll be doing on a day-to-day basis:

  • Leading data processing and instrumentation support, including monitoring and recording data from aircraft using accident data systems.
  • Overseeing activities related to the reception, preparation, and dismantling of accident data recorder hardware for data recovery purposes.
  • Serving as a technical lead for new ADR integration work on legacy and new service aircraft.
  • Ensuring routine serviceability assessments of ADR systems and components are carried out.
  • Providing technical assurance of ADR installations and data integrity in line with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Acting as a direct liaison with aircraft accident investigation branches and aircraft contractors during investigation activities.

This is a full-time permanent position based at our site in Salisbury, offering flexible working options.


Essential Experience:

  • Experience with data reporting or recording systems/devices, data analysis, and instrumentation data.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of ADR systems fitted to current military and civil aircraft.
  • Thorough working knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulatory requirements for ADR systems.
  • Experience working with fixed or rotary-wing platforms, especially MoD Fleet Aircraft.


  • An aircraft engineering background with a good working knowledge of aircraft systems and flight dynamics OR a relevant aerospace engineering degree with a strong understanding or interest in electronics and avionics.
  • Experience with relevant software such as Vegas Pro or similar audio/video systems.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Familiarity with airworthiness principles and requirements including Def Stan 00-970 and UK Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Publications.

Security Clearance Requirement: All applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

If you're ready to take your career to new heights and make a real impact in a dynamic environment, apply now! Please note that SC clearance eligibility is a prerequisite for this role.

For guidance on SC clearance eligibility, visit the UKSV National Security Vetting Solution: guidance for applicants - (url removed).