Design Authority

Location
Leatherhead
Salary
£45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted
26 May 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
HQ00078894
Contact
James Corcoran
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence, Space
Job Type
Permanent

With over 30 years in the industry, this Space related specialist organisation is a rapidly growing business with exciting projects and prospects across the Navigation, Earth Observation, Satcoms and Spacecraft Operations domains.

The opportunity exists for a Design Authority (DA) to join this organisation in Surrey to work on Space projects for a variety of major clients across the Space industry.

The role will support the expansion of the project team, working on a prestigious European programme. You will be working on a number of development activities.

As part of your role, you will be expected to analyse a number of client requirements and the design baseline and provide technical guidance and direction.

Your future duties and responsibilities

  • Technical investigations, analysis, trade-offs of solution options;
  • Technical rapid prototyping
  • Technical management of system build scripts and procedures and COTS deployment
  • Technical management of upgrade deployment scripts and procedures (to update the operational systems)
  • Market assessment of COS products for obsolescence replacement programme
  • Providing design direction and guidance to the development and test team members
  • Supporting customer design and test reviews, including production of data packs, responding to review comments and attending milestone review meetings.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

This role includes the opportunity for some occasional international travel to client sites, especially within Europe.

You will ideally come from a strong Java or Linux/Unix background and have previously worked on large projects/programmes in a customer facing capacity. Knowledge of networking concepts, Windows, cryptographic/security and Oracle/SQL would be beneficial.

This role includes the opportunity for some occasional international travel to client sites, especially within Europe.

Our roles require Security Clearance to SC Level, so you must have lived and worked in the EU for the past 5 years, and be willing to obtain this level of clearance if you do not already have it.