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Technical Architect Lead

J & C Associates Ltd

Posted on Nov 3, 2022 by J & C Associates Ltd

Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Daily Salary

We are Global IT Recruitment specialist that provides support to the clients across UK, Europe and Australia. We have an excellent job opportunity for you.

Job Title: Technical Architect Lead(Need Active SC Clearance)
Location: Portsmouth 2 days in office and WFH
Duration: TILL 31/03/2023


Lead and share best practice and design thinking for aspects of the client's architecture, including the infrastructure, security, shared services, deployed hosting, data, and information architec-ture.

Plan and instigate experimentation and capability demonstrations of technical solutions that might support the client's architecture.

Cohere and lead client's technical working groups and other routine meetings as required. Accept activity into programme initiation and ensure appropriate technical management through its life cycle.

Support development of an acquisition strategy, providing a non-Government view on the inter-action between the Navy and industry for the client's programme, working with Defence Equip-ment and Support, Defence and Navy Digital and other delivery agencies/key suppliers through the Command Acquisition and Support Plan and other business agreements.

Develop and maintain a strong network of internal and external stakeholders to ensure best prac-tice and SME expertise is available to support successful Capability Sponsorship for client.

Make recommendations on client's design choices, design principles and their implementation.

Provide Business Intelligence and management information to relevant governance bodies to support strategic decision-making.

Provide technical leadership to ensure coherent delivery of the early concept development activi-ties.

Undertake technical aspects of client's programme design, assisting with credible programme arte-facts such as the Programme Mandate, CONEMP and System Requirements.

Work closely with colleagues within Navy Command and other client to create high level requirements, concepts and architectures that satisfy complex and emerging IERs.

Lead the generation of Statements of Work for technical contracts being placed in support of con-cept development and conceptual design activities.

Identify and prioritise technological solutions that support the client's vision and recommend and facilitate opportunities for experimentation to demonstrate how they might support a coher-ent solution.

Identify gaps in current capabilities that will need to be addressed and lead the scoping of R&D activity to close these gaps.

Engage with all elements of Navy Command and other Front-Line Command senior leadership as well as Head Office leaders, specifically in relation to client's and similar programmes across Defence.

you'll have relevant experience in:

Active SC Clearance.

Extensive experience of a wide range of digital technologies, including cloud services, computing infrastructure, networking methods and techniques and RF communications.

Extensive knowledge of in-service communications capabilities, across the RF spectrum, fielded by Defence and the Royal Navy in the maritime domain.

Extensive experience in the high-level conceptual design of complex digital communications sys-tems.

Experience of working with government, with an understanding of the maritime domain and its unique challenges.

Ability to communicate complex messages to a range of specialists, non-specialists, civilian and military personnel.

Experience of managing relationships with stakeholders effectively, maintaining their confidence and the ability to influence.Desirable:

An understanding of future capabilities being delivered under Skynet6 PFI and Defence Strategic Radio Services in support of the maritime domain.

An understanding of operational risk assessment and capability planning methodologies, particularly alignment of capabilities to strategic objectives.

Experience in the application and use of project/programme control processes and methodolo-gies, particularly in a complex environment.

Chartered Engineer (or equivalent)

Membership of a relevant Professional Engineering Institute

Related Science or Engineering Degree

Reference: 1780755315

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