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Design Authority - Surrey

Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Location: Surrey
Job type: Permanent
Sector: IT
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Job Title: Design Authority
Quick View: DA, Technical Architect, JAVA, Infrastructure, Space, SC Cleared
Company: Leading IT Consultancy
Location: Leatherhead
Salary: Negotiable to £55,000

Design Authority: This is an opportunity to join one of the leading IT consultancies in the world and work within their Space division. To give you an idea of the projects that you will work on this division developed software which

  • helped to guide Rosetta to the Philae comet

  • supports launches of the Ariane rocket

  • broadcasts and secures information broadcast by satellites to Galileo

  • secures over-the-air communications link from cyber attack

  • extracts weather information from satellite images

The client:

You will join a global IT consultancy, with over 36 years in the Space industry. They have projects and prospects across the Navigation, Earth Observation, Satcoms and Spacecraft Operations domains. Currently 500 members are working on projects in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands.

Your future duties and responsibilities

You will be typically working in teams alongside technical architects, designers and testers against client requirements using industry standards to implement some of Europe's most exciting IT projects.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Technical investigations, analysis, trade-offs of solution options;

  • Technical rapid prototyping

  • Technical management of system build scripts and procedures and COTS deployment

  • Technical management of upgrade deployment scripts and procedures (to update the operational systems)

  • Market assessment of COTS products for obsolescence replacement programme

  • Providing design direction and guidance to the development and test team members

  • Supporting customer design and test reviews, including production of data packs, responding to review comments and attending milestone review meetings

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Technically strong, capable of picking up new concepts / technologies

  • JAVA software development experience

  • Linux/Unix - configuration, software installation/build, shell scripting

  • Experience working on large projects/programmes

  • Customer facing experience


As well as opportunities for professional development and growth this position offers

  • Profit Participation plan

  • Share Purchase Plan

  • Competitive Pension Scheme

  • Private Health Care for members as a taxable benefit

  • 25 days annual leave with the option to buy/sell

Send me your CV and I will call you to discuss this role and your current situation

Design Authority

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