Systems Engineer

£550 - £650 per day
21 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
093526 - JZE
Jonathan English
Clearance Level
Job Type
Systems Engineer.
6 Months initially.
£550 - £650 Per day.

One of our key clients, an interesting, specialist organisation and leader in their field, are looking for a Systems Engineer to join the team.

As a Systems Engineer you will make a significant contribution towards safeguarding the UK's national security and to people's lives, every day. Being part of a pioneering Cyber function you will be a key participant in the design and delivery of a variety of strategic programmes and business critical initiatives within a dynamic, challenging and rewarding environment.
You will have the opportunity to be involved in leading edge and innovative programmes where technology plays a crucial and increasingly strategic role. You will be part of large scale engagements where change and evolution of services contribute to this fascinating, and demanding environment.

Key Responsibilities:
* Shaping and building strategic system architecture road-maps with senior stakeholders, corralling support and backing for them and driving alignment with Portfolio road-maps;
* Applying and adapting your system design skills to switch focus between specific areas of business challenge or opportunity, spanning a range of existing and emerging technologies including (but not limited to) applications, middleware, cloud computing, search, machine automation and analytics;
* Growing and managing the system knowledge base, through the development of data models, standards and the design and implementation of processes and tools that drive coherent, consistent and value-adding use of the architectures;
* Understand & interpret business or technical requirements and translate these into defined system models;
* Produce system designs from concept through to high level design;
* Demonstrate good knowledge of IP systems, telecoms systems, protocols, communications data traffic volumes and data rates;
* Have understanding of how Lawful Intercept systems works;
* Have understanding of how to process big data, particularly using cloud computing;
* Have understanding of big data storage methods, particularly using cloud computing;
* Have understanding of what communications data a CSP may have access to in their systems;
* Have the ability to talk technically to CSPs system designers & enterprise architects;
* Develop a common understanding of the system needs through relevant stakeholder engagement;
* Carry out information / data modelling and analysis and ensure that system models support the business analysis or are technically fit for purpose;
* Promote the use and adoption of the system architecture strategies and standards across a broad stakeholder group;

Key Skills:
* Delivery of complex capabilities (people, process, infrastructure, technology and facilities) in challenging operational environments.
* End to end management of solutions from requirements capture, design, build, test, deploy, operate and transition to support.
* Experience of Systems Engineering modelling and Enterprise Architecture (for example MODAF /TOGAF).
* Identification, mitigation planning and management of Engineering Risks.
Knowledge and understanding of:
- Mobile Telecommunication Networks (in particular 3G and 4G-LTE)
- Internet Protocol (IP) Networks and Technology
- Carrier Grade Network Address Translation (CGNAT)
*Ability and experience of leading and managing people;
*Ability to build strategic relationships internally;
*Strong analytical skills;
*Strong stakeholder management skills;
*Experience of managing risk effectively;
*Ability to make clear plans, evaluate progress and articulate appropriately to the team and stakeholders;
*Ability to communicate clearly and articulate ideas;
*Experience of influencing through the decision making process;
*Evidence of adding value to customers;

This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic organisation on a long term programme of work.
Apply now for your CV to reach me directly and I will respond asap.

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 10 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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