Head of Design Delivery

27 Mar 2017
24 Apr 2017
Gareth Bird
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our defence client are currently looking for an experienced SC or DV cleared Head of Design Delivery to work on an initial 8 month contract at their site in Corsham.

Applicants must have the following skills:

Degree qualified in Engineering or Computer Science related subject, Chartered Engineer or Chartered IT Professional (i.e. CEng or CITP), Engineering or Computer Science related professional qualification (i.e. MIET or MBCS)
5+ years' experience in Head of Design or Engineering Programme Manager role
15+ years' experience of in design and establishment of engineering delivery; organisations across design, development, test and release to service
Experience and skills in Agile programme and project management methods
Formal Agile certification required (i.e. CSM, PMI-ACP or PRINCE2 Agile),ITIL Foundation Certificate in Service Management; Plaform Services
Formal programme and project management certification (MSP and PRINCE2 preferred, PMP, etc.)
15+ years' mission critical systems engineering experience
Experience of managing and chairing of engineering design reviews (SRRs, PDRs, CDRs, PRRs, etc.);
Extensive expertise in IT Infrastructure and applications design and delivery
Delivery of deployed platforms into limited bandwidth environments, including mobile
Software defined data-centre virtualisation techniques and products (e.g. VMware)
10+ years' software development experience
Application migration experience
Security principles including, encryption and security of networks at IL3 and IL5
Technical management of multiple hardware and software suppliers
Delivery of IT services worldwide across multiple suppliers and geographic boundaries
Experience in the release of Bills of Materials (BOMs), hardware drawings and designs
Continuous Delivery Models (e.g. DevOps)
Familiarity with Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence and Bitbucket)

Nice-to-have skills:
Agile coach experience including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Kaizen, etc
5+ years' of MOD ICT operational experience of Deployed Platform Services
Experience of deployed mission systems (e.g. mission planning systems)
Orchestration techniques and products (e.g. Ansible, Puppet)
Remote access and mobile technologies
Tactical communication network technologies
Understanding of the Defence Operating Model, and ISS' role within the Front Line Command deployed operating model
Worldwide transition and convergence of multiple systems covering: users, applications, infrastructure and data
Delivery of secure IT systems into non-UK geographies

Due to the nature of this client applicants with a current SC or DV clearance are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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