Innovation Architect

Innovation Architect

Job Title: Innovation Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: £420 - £450 per day
Reference: 894835_1527074959
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2018 12:29

Job Description

Your experience in Systems Engineering, complex system integration and knowledge of emerging new technologies, will play a crucial part in working as part of a team responsible for technology horizon scanning activities, looking at new technologies analysing them and assessing the potential for integration into future defence systems.

You will be working as an Innovation Architect for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems shaping the future of UK defence projects.

Read on for specifics on the job. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Job:

The client requires a strong Systems Engineer with full lifecycle experience and a background in Integration to work as an Innovation Architect to look at the state-of-the-art technologies of today and how these can be combined with new defence systems. Typical activities will include;
*Define - Undertake a technology horizon scanning activity to map out the technology readiness of key and defined technologies such as - Quantum, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems, VR/AR
*Source - Identify the potential sources for a technology of interest. This will encompass the whole spectrum ranging from academic research through start-ups, SME's through to large corporates.
*Analyse - Undertake a systems analysis, working with stakeholders to elaborate the benefits and risks that the technology can potentially bring in terms of delivering new or enhancing existing military capability.
*Demonstrate - Working in partnership with key stakeholders and the inhouse Innovation Collaboration and Engagement lab, create concept demonstrations and visualisations.
*Consolidate - Capture stakeholder feedback to further refine and mature the system proposition and identify a future plan of activity.

About You:
To be the right fit for this Innovation Architect job, you will ideally need a strong science or engineering background with proven full systems lifecycle experience (especially integration). A broad understanding of a wide range of emerging and enabling technologies and the ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms to non-technical stakeholders. Experience of integrating cutting-edge technology into real-world defence systems would also be very useful.

Innovation Architect
37 hours a week
Up to £450 per day
Contract role

Keywords: Systems engineer, Integration, Full lifecycle, Defence, Systems as a Service, Trustworthy Systems, Data Analytics, AI, Cyber, Autonomous Systems..

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 contract position.

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