Radar Solution Architect - Bedfordshire

Ref: 1674 Date Posted: Friday 13 May 2022
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Radar Solution Architect
Location:                 Bedfordshire – With home working options
Salary:                      £60,000 to £85,000 (dependant on experience) + Pension, 4 day week
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Radar Solution Architect who will take responsibility for specifying, developing, and delivering the overall architecture of Radar systems in conjunction with other SMEs and Technical leaders.
Due to growth, we need critical subject matter experts to underpin these developing business streams, in order to design, integrate and deliver real systems. As the successful applicant, you will operate at the core of this expanding team driving technical direction and developing junior staff.
As the Radar Solution Architect, you will act as the subject matter expert and technical authority for all aspects of Radar integration, reporting to the Chief Engineer. The Radar Solution Architect is part of the Systems Engineering team and is responsible for providing consultation, developing solution architectures, company representation and mentoring for all Radar integration related engineering matters.

The Radar Solution Architect role will require specific and substantial experience in designing systems which include integrated Radar system capability. Experience should include; mission analysis, requirements development, system design, modelling and simulation and integration for both hardware and software aspects of Radar system integration. You will be required to support in-service system projects, and align future product development within the technology roadmap
Specifically, you will:
  • Lead the selection, integration and delivery of radar systems into C2 systems
  • Understand, quantify and inform as to how radar system options and associated limitations impact complete system performance and behaviour
  • Work with potential Radar suppliers to understand the benefits, performance and growth paths for their product
  • Technically review and challenge Radar suppliers on their products, reports and observed performance.
  • Maintain currency on Radar technology developments and relevant standards
  • Perform rigorous quantitative radar option trade studies to inform the system design
  • Develop radar sub-system requirements as a function of system level URDs and SRDs
  • Represent the company at industry and customer events
Radar Solution Architect skills and experience
  • Knowledge of the radar system(s) impact on overall system behaviour and performance
  • Knowledge of Radar interface standards
  • Previous experience of delivering radar solutions in the defence sector
  • Experience working with potential Radar suppliers
  • Experience performing technical and performance trade studies on radar options.
  • Experience developing requirements and interface documentation for Radar system integration.
  • Experience integrating Radar systems into data processing, visualisation and C2 systems.
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