Matchtech

Systems Architect – Framework development

Recruiter
Location
Blackwood
Salary
£45000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus
Posted
09 Jun 2017
Closes
07 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP393061
Contact
Glenn Vickery
Discipline
Systems Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Systems Architect – Framework development

This is an immediate requirement for an Architect or Principal Systems Engineer with experience of developing new architectures and methodologies.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Lead Engineer to work for a leading Systems Integration company in the South Wales area. This role will be leading a small team creating a new Engineering architectural framework in order to allow the company to work in an agile based environment. Being the first time this organisation has used an agile methodology. This represents a great opportunity to make a real difference to how the company operates.

Re-locators are also welcome to apply and my client can offer assistance to those who qualify.

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JOB DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS

Responsibilities for this role

- Development and documentation of Architecture using UML modelling tool Development and documentation of Solution Designs using UML modelling tool
- Development, documentation, verification and support for use by 3rd parties
- Development, documentation, verification and support of integration harness for use by 3rd parties.
- Work with external and internal stakeholders to clarify requirements and agree designs/solutions to satisfy those requirements.
- Undertake analysis of design changes to confirm feasibility and impacts on the system to inform implementation decisions.
- Work with specialist and support engineering groups (including security, safety, ILS, human factors) as required to validate designs with solution impacts considered.
- Management of external collaborators to ensure timely delivery of compliant solutions.
- Accurate and timely reporting of progress and escalation of issues to Programme and Engineering management.
- Present outputs of work, conclusions and recommendations at internal and external reviews
- Responsible for time management ensuring work outputs delivered to agreed schedule
- Present and demonstrate solutions to relevant stakeholders to gain feedback on the development activities and support future improvements.
- Oversee and contribute to integration and testing activities on prototype solutions to validate designs and ensure compliance with requirements.

Responsibilities That Are More Supervisory In Nature:
- Creates plans and processes for his/her area of responsibility by tailoring standard templates to the needs of the project. Assumes cost and schedule responsibility for a cost account/work package of reasonable proportions;
- Manages a group of technical experts. Assigns and outlines work to direct reporting.
- Reviews work for technical accuracy, adequacy, efficiency and overall performance of the individuals and the team.
- Perform performance appraisals.
- Participates in job interviews for more junior personnel. May also participate in interviewing at job fairs and for co-ops.

Requirements for this role

- Breadth of experience in a role that demonstrates technical leadership and application of engineering change skills with a track record of delivery.
- Demonstrates understanding of the engineering / IT lifecycle and phases, and challenges associated with system engineering in a delivery focussed, commercially successful organisation.
- Experienced in methods and tools for elaborating architectures and system requirements.
- Experienced in methods and tools for system modelling (SysML)
- A belief in and understanding of the benefits of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
- Experience in roles that demonstrate strong technical leadership
- Confident and effective dealing with Customers, End Users and 3rd parties.
- Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills as well as motivation, integrity, professionalism, flexibility, commitment and innovation
- Hold or be capable of holding security clearance
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

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Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.