Pricipal Systems Engineer / Architect

Location
Bristol
Salary
£400 - £520 per day
Posted
18 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Ref
11142580
Contact
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract

Principal Systems Engineer/ Architect is required to implement systems engineering processes, procedures and technical input into the change processes and capabilities. The successful candidate will work closely with the engineering and project staff in support of the knowledge transfer (KT) activities by proactively providing SME expertise and support around the Architecture.

This post has two fundamental responsibilities; to develop the Systems Design Authority Capability through joint development of processes, artifacts, tools and ways of working and to support the knowledge transfer of skills.

Typical activities will include:

Support the establishment of a best practice Systems Design Authority.

Support Business transformation lead in developing the overall Change Process, methods and ways of working, including establishment of the Programme Management Office (PMO).

Develop 'best practice' processes and governance - focusing on definition of what is required in terms of outcome, oversight etc. while still allowing innovation / change.

Work to develop artefacts and technical governance procedures.

Support the Knowledge Transfer Manager in developing and delivering knowledge transfer plan.

Support the transfer of knowledge, including mentoring and training.

Provide full time liaison between teams, ensuring outputs of discussions/direction/actions are understood, captured and managed effectively.

Provide subject Matter expertise.

The successful candidate will have the below skills:

Extensive knowledge of System Architecture design practice and methods at a Prime Systems Integrator capability level for Tactical communication System design, development, deployment and operation.

Significant experience of designing, developing and applying Systems Architecture policies, processes, methods and practice for systems through design, develop and deployment.

Demonstrable experience in developing and adapting processes for application to new projects/programs.

Candidates must be willing to undergo a security vetting procedure.

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