Senior Systems Architect – Maritime Mission Systems

Portsmouth, Hampshire
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.  Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.  Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

Job description/Person specification Key accountabilities:
1. Devising of systems architectures (and/or related concepts) which capture the problem to be solved and/or essential features (form, structure, characteristics, principles) of the outline solution
2. Engaging with customers, other stakeholders, suppliers, other technical disciplines to help develop an appropriate understanding of the problem and to form the bases of viable solutions
3. Performing more than one of generating, elaborating and evaluating systems architectures
4. Directs technical documentation in support of work carried out
5. Delivers work and reports on progress to project leads and customers
6. Anticipates and escalates major problems with appropriate business and professional discipline staff
7. Plans and structures own work
8. Understands and applies relevant regulatory, safety and technical standards to work and supports compliance
9. Responsible for managing the output of assigned junior systems architects

Experience and qualifications:
1. Degree Level qualification or equivalent
2. CEng or equivalent
3. Typically 6 to 9 years relevant experience in engineering/systems engineering (or relevant other technical discipline)

Particular skills/experience required:
1. Architecting of complex engineered systems
2. Naval combat systems/mission systems domain knowledge
3. Architecture description e.g. using UML, EA tool
4. Architecture generation

QinetiQ Systems Engineering Grading

GG10 - Associate
GG11 - Junior
GG12 - Senior
GG13 - Principal
GG14 - Senior Principal

QinetiQ offers an excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with a large international company some of which are highlighted below:-

• Career development across a diverse International organisation
• 50% off meals at selected restaurants , 40% off cinema tickets.
• Modern and collaborative working  environment
• Pension  - up to 10.5 % Company contributed
• Flexible Working , Social and family events
• Health Cash Plan , Health Screening, Employee Assistance  24/7
• Leading edge technology focus
• Private Medical Insurance  and Dental Insurance at additional cost
• Childcare or After School Club , Annual Leave Purchase  
• Personal Accident Insurance , Annual Travel Insurance
• Gym and sports facilities available at larger sites
• Payroll Giving and Volunteering  - helping charities and local community

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