Information Systems Architect

Information Systems Architect

Job Title: Information Systems Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Reference: 894997_1535967792
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 03, 2018 10:43

Job Description

Information Systems Architect

My client is a global Engineering company that has always been renowned for its innovative engineering. Providing global services to the Defence, Security, Aerospace, Transport and Power & Energy markets.

My client are growing a digital, data and technology capability that is both inward and externally facing. You will be assigned across vertical business/industry sectors within the company's client base which currently comprises Defence, Security, Government, Nuclear, Rail, Transport and Energy sectors. This group of verticals is expected to grow to reflect the ubiquitous nature of information systems technology.

They are looking to recruit an experienced "Systems Architect" to help with the development and current operations of the Security and Information Systems division; You will be joining this growing team and you'll work on exciting projects in the UK and worldwide. The Information Systems and Security sector is a successful and rapidly growing part of the business which has developed significantly in terms of footprint and capability over the last 12 months. Your efforts will help drive this success though delivering high quality technical advice and systems based problem-solving.

This is a key hire for the business and the role will also involve helping lead the development of the IS capability whilst developing existing key client accounts and helping grow the team of consultants.

The ideal candidate should have an established track record of developing client relationships, whilst contributing to technical solutions and proposal generation. Experience of working within a secure environment would be beneficial but is not essential.


We are looking for a range of candidates including experienced technical architects, engineers and consultants with experience in some of the following areas:
Architecture Methodologies: Modelling languages e.g. SysML/UML. Modelling frameworks e.g. MODAF, TOGAF, NAF. Development approaches e.g. Agile, Waterfall.
System Design: Business, operational or concept development. System architecture and decomposition. Software design and architecture.
Business Domains: Experience working within one of more of our key sectors.
Technology Areas: Experience in any of C4I, data networks, mesh networks, middleware, open languages, database design, interface design, data modelling.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates with experience of open systems including open architectures, open standards, and open interfaces.
The role will be client facing and successful candidates are expected to work in a dynamic fast paced consultancy environment. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:
*Consultancy skills: working with clients and potentially as part of an embedded client team.
*Excellent Systems engineering and problem solving abilities.
*Facilitation skills: fostering a team approach and managing effective meetings.
*Communication skills: Strong oral and written communication skills.
*Professional qualifications in a relevant discipline, and evidence of further continual personnel development.
Successful candidates will need some experience or aptitude for leading or contributing to bids and tenders and ideally have an understanding of project management in a commercial environment.

There will be opportunities at all levels for ambitious candidates who have a real desire to take their career forward as well as forming the future development of this growing team.

Role:Systems Architect
Location:Bristol / Dorking / Basingstoke
Salary:Competitive + Benefits

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 this 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 position.

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