Technical Design Authority - IT Infrastructure Engineer

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Communications, Computing & IT/Hardware, Electronics, Engineering Consultancy, Marine
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Technical Design Authority - IT Infrastructure
Location: Ashton Vale, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56431

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

The role
As a Technical Design Authority - IT Infrastructure, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will work collaboratively in a team of multi discipline engineers, subject matter experts (SMEs) and the customer to mature and develop creative solutions for our current and future clients.

Day to day, you'll:

  • Lead a design team, accountable for the creation of compliant system architectures and solution designs, working together under the direction of the Programme System Engineering Manager.
  • Provide in-depth technical expertise and system design ownership, collaborating with other SMEs.
  • Oversee engineers producing detailed specifications, designs and other key engineering deliverables
  • Manage engineering change to systems, deconflicting priorities as necessary
  • Work with the supply chain to lead technical interactions with suppliers

This role is full time working thirty-seven hours per week and will be based at Ashton House with hybrid working from home arrangements. There is a requirement to travel within the UK and overseas as part of the role.

Essential experience of the Technical Design Authority - IT Infrastructure:

  • A highly experienced networks, storage and compute platform professional
  • Have a proven track record of delivering systems into the UK MoD
  • Engineering expertise across the engineering lifecycle V-Model or equivalent from initial concepts, requirements, design, implementation, integration, verification, validation, maintenance and supportability
  • WAN, LAN, IP, TDM, Network security, VMWare, SAN, serial RS232/422
  • Demonstrable delivery of networks into a military context, JSP604, 440

Qualifications for the Technical Design Authority - IT Infrastructure:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Degree or equivalent in Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering. HNC/HND with equivalent, relevant experience is valued and welcomed
  • Incorporated / Chartered Engineer or working towards

Please note that this position is subject to enhanced national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances).

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributory Pension scheme, 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 most 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 are 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.

Closing date: 15/04/2024

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