Communications Design Lead

Bristol (City Centre)

Job summary

Babcock International
£60,000 - £69,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Communications Design Lead
Location: Ashton Vale, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF52952

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as our Communications Design Lead at our Ashton House site.

The Role
As a Communications Design Lead, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be accountable for the creation of compliant audio and data switching architectures that are used for the countries strategic communications.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Provide in-depth technical expertise and system design ownership, collaborating with other SMEs.
  • Oversee a small team of engineers producing detailed specifications, designs and other technical deliverables
  • Manage engineering change to systems, deconflicting priorities as necessary
  • Lead technical interactions with suppliers in conjunction with Supply Chain.
  • Contribute to technical interactions with the customer.

This full-time role provides flexible hybrid working with one or two days per week in the office and the remainder working from home.

Essential experience of the Communications Design Lead

  • Experience of voice and data traffic handling and switching systems VCCS (Voice Communications Control System) & ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System)
  • Voice and data comms technologies and protocols such as SIP/RTP, ED-137, serial, IP, TDM.
  • Demonstrable System and solution architecture design and delivery experience

Qualifications for the Communications Design Lead

Degree or HNC/HND or equivalent in relevant engineering subject. Applications are also welcomed from individuals with significant demonstrable experience who don't hold formal qualifications.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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