Platform Integration Technical Manager

Location
Blackwood
Salary
£47600 - £68000 per annum
Posted
03 Mar 2017
Closes
31 Mar 2017
Ref
HQ00012844
Contact
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Your experience in large scale platform integration and knowledge of the MoD and its stakeholders, will play a crucial part in developing and managing the integration of new hardware into tactical land platforms. As a Platform Integration Technical Manager, you will support the delivery of the new tactical communications program and manage the solution for integration into new vehicle platforms.

You will be working for a world leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems. A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Job:
The client is recruiting for the strategic position of Platform Integration Technical Manager, who will be responsible for developing the solution for integrating new hardware into Tactical Land Platforms. The Platform integration role comprises of the following:
Confirming the new equipment can be installed into legacy platform fits with minimum impact to the existing installation kits (cabling, power, vehicle mounts)
Establishing platform baselines
Concept Installation Designs
Developing installation requirements and cable specifications for a set of generic platform fits
Support the MoD's selected Platform integrator to develop detailed designs for 10 First of Type Platforms to be used in a Field Trial
Work with supplier of new vehicle platforms to investigate the integration options
Develop and manage the Platform Installation Concepts and Guidelines work within an Agile development methodology, in accordance with SAFe 4.0 Agile Release Train principals

As a result you will be required to;
Engage with the MoD and its stakeholders to understand and shape the requirements
Develop relationships with MoD's selected platform Integrator in order to ensure successful integration with the 10 First of type platforms required for Field Trials
Develop the business, programme and technical solution minimising risk and impact to defence
Ensure all platform installation concepts and guidelines are delivered to time and quality
Engage with suppliers of new platforms to understand platform and platform infrastructure constraints and opportunities for integration.
Oversee and guide the development of cost modelling, platform bill of materials, platform test specifications and cable specifications
Oversee the development of concept demonstrators to investigate and de-risk the integration with new platform infrastructure in accordance with the Land Open Systems Architecture

About You:
To be the right fit for this Platform Integration Technical Manager job, you will have a proven track record of large scale Platform Integration primarily in land vehicles but also with air and maritime platforms. You will be able to develop and lead a multidiscipline team within an Agile Methodology and able to demonstrate considerable experience in developing and shaping solutions in a business development environment. You will need extensive experience of how the UK MoD operates, its ways of working, processes, policy and strategies, as well as project lifecycles and UK MoD's acquisition approaches. You will also be able to demonstrate experience of major subcontract and supplier management.

Platform Integration Technical Manager
South Wales
37 hours a week
£47,600 - £68,000
Permanent role

Keywords: Platform Integration, Hardware, C4i, Architecture, Installation Design, Requirements, Vehicles, Armoured, Land systems, EVO, Agile, Manager, Integration, Cable.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

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