Technical IT Lead

Technical IT Lead

Job Title: Technical IT Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17311_1633708835
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 08, 2021 17:00

Job Description

Your IT virtualisation delivery / architecture experience, and expertise in Programme Engineering Planning and line management / technical leadership will help you to shape the engineering delivery strategy and engineering vision for next generation technical solutions.

Due to continued growth my client continue to expand their footprint within existing defence clients and increase into new public sector and commercial sectors. They are looking to speak with technical and strategic leaders, able to take a central role within a number of complex cutting edge projects.

You will be working for a multinational science and technology specialist who is one of the UK's largest Defence contractors. Their teams make a critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. 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 requires an Engineering lead / Technical IT Lead to work on a number of high profile IT virtualisation based projects, shaping the engineering delivery strategy and engineering vision for next generation technical solutions, with oversight for the delivery / architecture of the projects and leading customer relationships with senior stakeholders & partner organisations, as well as work with wider business areas to assist in the development of new capabilities. The job includes;
*Effectively communicating Programme and Solution Objectives, Delivery requirements to all engineering teams
*Providing Engineering direction by defining and delivering a progressive roadmap of engineering activities.
*Working with Programme and Project Management Teams to ensure that engineering deliverables are achieved on time, to budget and are of acceptable functionality and quality, aligned to the VVRM.
*Coordinating all Engineering Initiatives captured through Programme Engineering Planning, using the appropriate Product Management and Engineering delivery teams, as organisationally assigned
*Provision of line management, resource management, and technical leadership for large group of multi-disciplinary engineers to ensure that suitably skilled capabilities are effectively assigned to all development activities.
*Support and advice to continuous improvement in engineering capability; people, processes, practices, tools and technology.

About You:

To be the right fit for this Technical IT Lead job you will be a Senior IT professional, able to demonstrate successful delivery on complex, large scale secure IT Hardware and Software programmes, utilising emerging technologies where possible. You will have strong management skills, able to oversee large multidisciplinary teams and be able to engage senior stakeholders up to board level.
Above all you will have a passion for technology and delivery world class solutions to clients, able to produce technical roadmaps that deliver on price, quality and expectations.

Engineering lead / Technical IT Lead
Bristol / Corsham based
Competitive salary

Keywords: IT, Hardware Software, Defence, IT virtualisation, Delivery, Architecture, Programme Engineering Planning, Product Management, Engineering delivery, line management, resource management, technical leadership.

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.