Technical Author / Technical Librarian

Job DescriptionAt 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.We are looking for a Technical Author / Technical Librarian to join the BDUK Architecture team!The successful candidate will work with our internal and external customers to help define and govern the architectural assets, documentation, and acting as the Information Focal within the team.Following defined Boeing processes and collaborating closely with the customer and Boeing authorities, the candidate will be responsible for the development and governing of architectural assets and tools in support of transformation programmes.The role would be ideal for anyone wanting to enter the Technical Architecture capability in BDUK.ResponsibilitiesWorking collaboratively within a coordinated customer and supplier team to deliver jointly transformed Business and IT Services.Delivers technical visualisation of proposed applications for approval by customer and execution by system developers.Focal for Information Management within the Architecture team.Contributes to development of architectures:Contributes to the development and maintenance of business architectures, in particular, process architectures, business reference model, capability models.Contributes to the development and maintenance of information architectures, in particular taxonomies, high level information models.Contributes to the development and maintenance of technical architectures, in particular reference architectures and non-functional requirements including security considerations.Capturing the information vital for documents. This may be through research, discussion, interrogation of existing documentation or requesting others to generate contentGenerate high quality documents with regard to presentation, formatting, English language, grammarCommission, coordinate or prepare illustrations as required to support your workReview of documents generated by othersCollate and build the final master for delivery in physical or digital formsCaptures and develops architectures within a repository based architecture modelling tool.CompetenciesPrevious experience as a Technical Author or similar within the technology function, would be advantageous.Detailed understanding of standard office software e.g. MS Word, MS Excel and Adobe AcrobatExperience reading and extracting information from technical documentationExperience of working within document control, change control and checking/reviewing procedures.Determines and develops approaches to solutions within the constraints provided by a supervising architect (Chief Architect or Enterprise Architect).Receives general direction for work that is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.Have an eye for detailTypical Education and/or ExperienceEssentialEffective written and verbal communication skills.Detailed understanding of standard office software e.g. MS Word, MS Excel and Adobe AcrobatHave a background in a Technology Function / Infrastructure / Applications / Service Desk / Support.Desirable Experience of defence, blue light and/or government organisationsExperience of the following notation:Archimate 2 or 3 notationTOGAF 9 or 10Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)Experience in the use of repository based Enterprise Architecture modelling tools (e.g., Sparx EA, Mega, iServer, System Architect).Knowledge of infrastructure and application aspects of an enterprise-scale delivery or operationKnowledge of Lean Thinking, Theory of Constraints, six sigma or similar business improvement techniquesExperience of working within a multinational matrix management environment / structure and a large-scale, complex international organization, but also within small teamsOther job related informationThis posting is eligible for participation in the Employee Referral Programme. Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for an international, locally hired position.Please note: this is an urgent requirement - recruitment and selection will commence prior to close date.Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORISATION TO WORK IN THE UK BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO acquire IMMIGRATION AND LABOUR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS.Make sure you list all of the Countries in which you are a citizen. If you have work authorization for a country that you are not a citizen of, please explain this on the top of your resume. Benefits and pay are resolved at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payrollExport Control Requirements: Not an export control positionEqual Opportunity Employer:We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process.

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