Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defence UK (BDUK) is a subsidiary of the Boeing Company and currently employs over 1,400 people in the UK. We are responsible for delivering several exciting contracts to our UK defence customers including new capabilities like the E-7 AEW&C and the P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR Services, Support for the Chinook & Apache Fleets, Logistic Information Services and Training Services and are very much in a growth phase.

As a BDUK employee, you will have access to flexible and virtual working arrangements, benefits packages, employee incentive programmes and study assistance, as well as the potential for international travel. You will also have access to many resources that you will be able to access in order to inform and support your development throughout your career with us.

Our programme of interest comprises of several service lines (i.e. workstreams) spanning communications systems, mission systems and platform integration as well as associated support elements.

Our programmes are internationally run, with key partners being Boeing Defence, Space and Security, based in the USA, and Boeing Defence Australia. You will be part of our ongoing collaboration with these business units, and this provides opportunities for travel for short- or longer-term periods. Candidates may have the opportunity to temporarily relocate to Australia for periods of up to six months if required.

While we work in agile and dynamic engineering environments, your wellbeing is important to us and we strive to find a healthy life balance and ethical team culture with a strong emphasis on openness, collaboration, innovation, safety and first-time quality.

You may also get the opportunity to work on a variety of other programmes, business development opportunities and contribute to engineering excellence across the company as part of your ongoing career development with Boeing.

Aside from your technical work you there is the potential to support company initiatives, for example, quality improvements, promoting a safety culture, promoting Diversity and Inclusion, mentoring and coaching, STEM outreach and a number of focus projects to support the growth of the company including its employees.

What We Are Looking For


  • Have demonstrable technical security knowledge and be able to explain the importance of security in everything we do.  You should also be able to demonstrate a complete understanding of the relationship of risk and security in the design of IT security solutions. 
  • Be able to effectively communicate both orally and written, and have the ability to persuasively present and justify secure architecture design principles.  
  • The ability to communicate with multiple client stakeholders both technical and non-technical and tailor your approach accordingly.  Your technical knowledge and understanding should be evidenced with appropriate professional qualifications. 
  • Knowledge of government security standards and processes such as ISO27001 standards, CEF, Cyber Essentials, NIST & Cyber Essentials Plus, GDPR and DCPP.
  • Experience of delivering secure service solutions against project expectations. 
  • Awareness of industry best practice. 
  • Excellent communication and planning skills are required for this role. Understanding of Zero Trust methodology. 
  • Provide an accurate categorisation of threats, threat actors and vulnerabilities, delivered through the completion of security threat and risk assessments of ICT and / or OT systems. 
  • Development of security policies, procedures and plans, to ensure effective governance.


  • Experience of Patch and Vulnerability management and governance. 
  • Understanding of SOC/SIEM delivery and actions out of reporting. 
  • Knowledge of Security testing to build a compliance state. 
  • A good all round knowledge of core infrastructure and systems. 
  • Experience of driving change in a complex environment. 
  • Experience of defence, blue light and/or government organisations. 
  • Experience of working within a multinational matrix management environment / structure and a large-scale, complex international organization, but also within small teams. 


A degree level (or experience) qualification in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or an Engineering or Technology related field (preferred, not essential).


The primary locations for our Engineering teams is Bristol, with the general expectation of 2 – 3 days a week in the office to foster collaboration and team efficiency. We will also consider applicants who may prefer to be based out of our Yeovil and Frimley offices, and potentially others dependent on the suitability of the candidate.

Work Authorisation: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. Candidates must have current legal authorisation to work immediately in the United Kingdom. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

Security Clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain a UK security clearance for which the Government requires UK Citizenship.

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Creating the world’s most innovative aerospace products and services requires a diverse and inclusive global team. We value the leadership, integrity and critical skills that veterans cultivate through their military experience. In 2021, Military Friendly ranked Boeing as a Top 10 Employer.

We’re committed to ensuring that veterans and their families succeed in their next mission. We support more than 800 military and veteran organizations globally, and are proud to have formed a partnership with the Institute for Veterans & Military Families to establish Future Force, a program that helps veterans transition to civilian life.

Bring your skills to our team and discover how we can go further together.

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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