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Information Systems Design Consultant

Information Systems Design Consultant

Job Title: Information Systems Design Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00013026_1494235025
Contact Name: Nicolas Haaker
Contact Email: nick@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 08, 2017 10:17

Job Description

Information Systems Design Consultant

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.

They are looking to recruit an experienced "Systems Design Consultant - Information Systems" 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 experienced systems design engineers with experience in at least 2 of the following skill areas:
Cloud computing: Virtualisation technologies (e.g. Software as a service, thin clients, Citrix), distributed system technologies, wireless networks such as 802.11.
Network Design: development of data architectures, information modelling, OSI 7 layer model, fibre technologies (multimode), video networks (VoE).
Interface Design: Interface development (ICD, IDD), Open interfaces design and verification.
Standards Compliance: Compliance against published specifications, including data, software and systems. Relevant Defence and government standards, such as 23-009, JSP604 and EU 73/2010.
Development Methodologies: agile, spiral, rapid prototyping, ITEAP approaches.
In addition to this skill base we are looking for people with experience in the following domains, from a supplier/integrator, authority or independent advice/assurance perspective:
C4I development: project such as BCIP, Morpheus and wireless data radios.
Defence networks: for complex platforms, ISS and supporting infrastructure.
Civil Security/police: design of video and data networks for security purposes.
Civil Utilities/Aviation: Digital transformation.
Home Office/Border Force: Supporting digital networks and enabling technologies.
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 Design Consultant - Information Systems
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.