Technical Architect

Technical Architect

Portsmouth Based

24 month initial contract

Outside IR35

£550 - £600 per day

*Please note this is a DV Cleared role

Job Description

Provide Technical Architectural outputs to support Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and digital effects in the maritime and littoral environments including business and operational network architecture, bearer systems, IT systems, applications including those for Command and Control (C2) and maritime situational awareness.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience delivering C4ISR/ICT digital projects or/and programmes in a complex maritime and littoral environment.

  • Experience delivering Enterprise Architect designs for digital and information solutions to meet ISR requirements using current and next generation technology and resources.

  • Contribute to and deliver High Level Design (HLD) for digital and cloud solutions ensuring that all relevant lines of development are considered.

  • Experienced in application of MoD and HMG standards for ICT, information security, digital design, delivery, compliance and safety, including cyber and security risk assurance assessment activities.

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and experience in managing digital ICT services and their interdependent activities in the littoral or land environments to enable operational outputs.

  • Ability to understand complex digital and information-based issues and provide options for resolution across a multi-stakeholder environment.

  • Evidence of delivery of complex ISR programmes and projects to the vision and to time, cost and quality.

  • Demonstrate experience managing digital programme and project approvals including business cases, financial appraisals and submissions to senior boards for scrutiny.

  • Qualified and experienced as a Project and Programme Manager.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of wider Government Departments/structures and awareness of maritime policy and departmental objectives.

  • Experience of project management of complex software change activities at the Department level.

  • Experience managing digital communications services, including satellite bearers, in support of operations and operational planning.

  • Experience in project managing the requirements capture and installation of fixed based infrastructure to MoD sites.

  • Demonstrate the ability to understand customer ICT and ISR capability and support needs and subsequently define requirements for delivery.

  • Demonstrate a technical understanding of SAR and radar and their practical application to provide maritime situational awareness.