Geospatial Systems Engineer – GIS – ArcGIS – SC Cleared

Geospatial Systems Engineer – GIS – ArcGIS – Farnborough – £45,000–£ 65,000 DOE

Must have ArcGIS experience – SC Clearance essential

We require a Senior Systems Engineer with a full understanding of Geospatial capabilities and applications to join a major technology solutions provider predominantly within the defence sector. A successful candidate will primarily be responsible for developing System solutions, including responsibility for design, delivery and engineering programme management. ArcGIS Experience is essential.

This will include:

  • Planning and control of own work and that of an assigned engineering team.
  • Support to the Principal Engineering Manager in defining and delivering solutions that meet the user need within the bounds of requirements whilst acknowledging the schedule and cost constraints.
  • Requirements assessment and management, design of subsystem, technical impact assessment, design baseline synthesis and control.
  • Ownership of Subsystem Specifications and Interface Requirement Specifications.
  • Assessment of existing, modified or new Systems, and embodiment of COTS, FOSS and/or Proprietary items.
  • Presentation of designs at internal and independent reviews.
  • Technical input to programme management and cost estimation teams.
  • Technical risk assessment and reduction.
  • Support to new (Classified) Defence business opportunities, in particular.
  • A good level of Commercial awareness.

Required Skills:

A successful candidate will be required to be a self-starter, able to identify and implement necessary tasks within his/her area of responsibility. He/she will need the flexibility necessary to work within a dynamic Programme and Bid environment. Responsibilities will include working with other staff (engineering, programme management, capture and BD), as well as existing and potential partners, to assess candidate system solutions and/or products, conduct should-cost assessments, resolve technical issues, optimise development processes and provide recommended solutions to problems that are likely to have significant time, cost and/or cost implications.

A successful candidate shall be able to execute and perform without assistance, and possess significant practical experience and applied knowledge across the following areas:

  • Complex systems integration projects, involving IT systems.
  • Systems Engineering and understanding of the principles behind each of the main processes.
  • Technical Team Management including the planning of work packages, allocation to team members and reporting.
  • The ability to lead systems engineering tasks for their allocated subsystem; including, requirements analysis, decomposition, allocation, systems integration, testing and trade studies.

GEOINT, with hands-on experience of GEOINT processes and integration/deployment of geospatial/GEOINT capabilities into high performance solutions.

Desirable Skills:

  • A background in IT Systems Integration and Test.
  • Classified domain experience (specifics will be covered at interview).
  • Programme/Project and Earned Value Management.

SC Clearance is essential

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Job Reference: ARCGIS

Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + DOE- + Additional Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 6 months

Job Start Date: ASAP

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