Chief Engineer - Information Assurance

Chief Engineer - Information Assurance

Job Title: Chief Engineer - Information Assurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895181_1553856813
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2019 10:53

Job Description

We are looking for decision makers and implementors to bring management and leadership of the Development & Delivery aspects of the Information Assurance Business Unit's Engineering function.

Providing line management, resource management and technical leadership of a multi-disciplinary engineering team of circa 90 engineers, within the Information Assurance Business Unit, delivering multiple concurrent research, development and production programmes ranging in the millions of £.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Provision of line management, resource management, and technical leadership for large group of multi-disciplinary engineers to ensure that all employees are actively developed, and suitably skilled resources are applied to all development programmes
*Work with Programme Management to ensure that engineering deliverables are made on time, to budget and are of suitable functionality and quality.
*Support to continuous improvement in engineering capability in terms of people, practices, tools and technology.
*Support to managing the engineering processes across all businesses and ensures they are fit for purpose, meet the required legislative standards, and pass both internal and external audits.
*Provides strategic direction to the department defines and delivers progressive technical roadmap that supports business needs; manages PV budget and developments to cost and schedule; works to ensure that all development activities (funded and PV) support the technical roadmap as far as possible.
*Supports bids and proposals with technical resource - provides clear and compelling technical proposals and accurate estimates of cost for all engineering activities.
*Support to ensuring all IA development is compliant with relevant internal and external processes and legislation, supports associated audits in this regard, minimising and closing non-conformances.
*Support to managing the engineering facilities (i.e. secure development and test labs) such that they are safe and adequate to support development needs
*Provides the senior technical relationship with customers, suppliers and other external bodies; uses this to constructively further the company's strategic and programmatic aims.

You will have the following experience

*Demonstrable and significant experience in line management and resource management of multi-disciplinary teams.
*Excellent people management and development skills.
*Technical depth and credibility in the areas of information assurance, cyber-security, Government communications security systems and products.
*Track-record of delivering large, complex development programmes to budget and schedule.

Title: Chief Engineer
Pay Rate and Bens: Attractive
Location: Greenford.

Key Skills: Information Assurance, Management, Development, Decision making, Bids, Proposals, Engineering, Leadership, Defence, Aerospace, Project Delivery

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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