Systems Architect 2373227

Job Ref: 55426
Sector: Engineering
Date Added: 02 January 2018

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An international Defence and Space company is looking for a Systems Architect to join its team ASAP on a contract basis.

The successful contractor will receive a competitive day rate and the ability to work from offices in Guildford, Newcastle, Leicester or Newport.


The company offers an unrivalled combination of Earth observation imagery and geo-information products and services.

Its extensive portfolio spans the entire geo-information value chain, providing decision-makers sustainable solutions to increase security, protect the environment and better manage natural resources in our changing world.

Backed by more than 25 years of experience, and with a worldwide presence through 20 offices and more than 100 distributors and partners around the globe, the company remains fully committed to continuously improving its services and solutions and contributing to the success of its partners and customers.

We are specifically recruiting candidates who will be based in a UK office - further information about this project would be supplied at interview.

Job profile:

To be the overall System Architect for a Middle East project, leading a small team of experts in the design of operational, building, application and IT components.

Key Responsibilities: 1. Provide overall system architecture design for the solution, including Application, IT and cyber security as a minimum.2. Lead design process: Finalising existing concept design materials and then leading production of preliminary and detailed design materials.3. Building the relationship with the customers, including attending meetings in the Middle East to collect and refine requirements. 4. Manage a team of up to 6 staff including domain experts, application experts, IT experts and a building architect. 5. To deliver analysis, design and architecture materials as specifications or reports and obtain sign-off with customer representatives. 6. Including production of digital mock-ups of building, system or process elements as required to gain acceptance of designs from the customer. 7. To review output of the technical team and ensure traceability of requirements Previous experience of GIS and/or analytical features would be an advantage but not essential.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.