Systems Architect - Electronic Warfare

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Southampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Nov 2019
Closes
29 Nov 2019
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable 'smart' solutions. They are entering a period of expansion offering exciting opportunities to work at the forefront of technology.

They are looking for a Systems Architect who can develop communication and Electronic Warfare Systems. The successful candidate will take the lead from an engineering perspective on study contracts and will plays the lead role in proposing candidate solutions that match the users' vision and then implements them.

Key Responsibility Areas:

* Proposing and evaluating alternative technical approaches to delivering EW and C2 prime contract capability and systems to the customer.

* Generation of white papers to shape thinking within the stakeholder community.

* Developing the solution architecture for optimum cost effectiveness and URD compliance.

* Developing a combination of systems and software solutions.

* Produce candidate system architectures and derive requirements at all system levels

* Work with the Bid & Project Manager to estimate the cost of solutions.

* Perform cost benefit analysis of system component development verses COTS procurement.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required:

* Vast experience of developing communications/EW based architectures, products and systems throughout the full lifecycle.

* An excellent understanding of RF architectures, radio communication principles and SDR.

* Experience of military communications and EW systems including a thorough understanding of interoperability, scenarios and customer needs.

* Familiar with open systems architectures.

* Knowledge of military communications architecture[s] and principles.

* Knowledge of Signal Analytics - COMINT, ELINT, SIGINT and CEMA effects.

* Experience of dealing with customers at a senior technical level.

* Experience of estimating costs and technical risk for each solution approach.

* Experience of military command and control networks in the Land and Maritime context.

* Experience of full CADMID life cycle for product and system development - concept through to disposal.

* An understanding of global EW industries.

* Experience of the methodology and production of engineering documentation necessary to support a competitive bids and tenders.

* Experience of formal user requirements capture, traceability and compliance management methodology and tools.

* Experience of IBM DOORS tool - desirable

* University degree - essential

* Chartered engineer - desirable

* Due to the nature of the tasks involved, you must be capable of achieving full SC/DV security clearance

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