Principal Platform Lead - Evo

Principal Platform Lead - Evo

Job Title: Principal Platform Lead - Evo
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: £47600.00 - £68000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00012947_1493731096
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 02, 2017 14:18

Job Description

Your experience in large scale platform integration and installation and knowledge of the MoD and its tactical communications systems and land systems architecture, will play a crucial part in leading the development of the Installation design for new comms systems hardware into legacy and new land platform. As a Principal Platform Lead, you will develop and lead an Agile team to deliver the Platform Installation Concepts and Guidelines.

You will be working for a world leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems. A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Job:
The client is recruiting for the strategic position of Principal Platform Lead, who will be responsible for the development of the Installation design for new comms systems hardware into legacy and new land platform. In the Platform Lead role you will be required to;
Engage with the MoD and its stakeholders to understand and shape the requirements
Develop relationships with MoD's selected platform Integrator in order to ensure successful integration with the 10 First of type platforms required for Field Trials
Engage with suppliers of new platforms to understand platform and platform infrastructure constraints and opportunities for integration.
Engage with equipment suppliers to establish equipment installation requirements and mechanical data
Lead a team in the development of a number of generic platform fits for GVA compliant vehicles and legacy vehicles equipment with Bowman, including:
Generation of Platform System Diagrams
Generation of Bill of Materials
Confirmation of compatibility of new designs with legacy vehicle harnesses and vehicle mounts
New cable specification
Perform installation analysis including power demands, mechanical constraints, environmental, volume and weight to confirm suitability of proposed designs and equipment
Produce Installation guidelines for new equipment
Production of installation test documentation
Engage with a multi-disciplined team to ensure safety, supportability, human factors and security considerations have been addressed in the installation concepts and guidelines
Lead the development of concept demonstrators to investigate and de-risk the integration with new platform infrastructure in accordance with the Land Open Systems Architecture. This includes:
Physical Integration of next generation communiction equipment onto the platform
Integration of software and applications onto existing platform crew stations, intercom, processing and networking infrastructure

About You:
To be the right fit for this Principal Platform Lead job, you will have an extensive knowledge of Platform Integration and installation at a Prime Systems Integrator capability level for Tactical communication System design, development, deployment and operation. You will need knowledge of the MoD's Land Open Systems Architecture and in particular the Generic Vehicle Architecture.
Principal Platform Lead
South Wales
37 hours a week
£47,600 - £68,000
Permanent role

Keywords: Platform Integration, C4i, Bowman, Evo, Architecture, Installation Design, Requirements, Vehicles, Armoured, Land systems, Agile, Lead, Integration, Cable.

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.