Systems Architect - Bristol

Technical Engineering
Ref: 7139 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 Jul 2024

Location:              Bristol

Salary:                   Up to £65,000 P/A + excellent bonus and benefits

Hours:                   37 hours per week

Do you want to join a business, who value inclusivity, a three-time gold investor in people award winner, an advocate of supporting women in engineering and developing their people to be the best they can be?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Systems Architect to join an ambitious, highly regarded, scientific engineering / manufacturing business that are in a position of sustained growth.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Friendly environment!
    • Restaurant, On site Medical Centre, Parking / Easy Access to train station, Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop, Sports & Social Club and More

What you will be doing

We are looking for a System Architect to provide knowledge and expertise to an exciting new product as part of the FCAS (Future Combat Air System)/Tempest programme. The successful candidate will be an analytical systems thinker, able to specify new concepts and algorithms, and organise them through the subsystem architecture.

This high-profile role will have you working jointly across our business including Programmes, Engineering and Sales & Business Development as well as give you the opportunity to facilitate experiments with the customer community to communicate, explore and test them.

You will be joining a growing team of highly skilled people working across the breadth of the company’s current and future products. The department is focussed on growing and developing a team of excellent System Architects. It is a small, experienced team focussed on technical solutions and setting the right design principles with new projects.

Skills Required 

  • A solid understanding of weapon systems, platforms, and battlespace architectures.
  • Robust System Engineering knowledge, alongside the ability and desire to test new techniques and utilise new ideas to develop new concepts
  • Strong experience of concept development and trade studies
  • An ability to clearly communicate new concepts and architectures to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability and cultural awareness to work with multi-disciplinary teams supporting technology and concepting.
  • Confidence to embrace the uncertain nature of early concept development and technologies to progress towards defining system concepts and solutions

You should be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance

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