You will be able to demonstrate excellent core competence and experience in ICT Systems Architecture & Engineering, with a solid Systems Engineering and related activities (e.g. IT Governance, Enterprise & Solution Architecture, Service Oriented Architectures). Additionally, we are also looking for people with experience and skills in developing business relationships, are strong team members with a passion for delivering great work.
You will have a proven track record in some or all of the following areas:-
Design & Delivery of complex systems throughout the life cycle, applying Systems Engineering and architecture development methods and tools; particularly those in use in the development of ICT capabilities and mixed technology systems
An understanding of a range of architecture development approaches, the factors involved in choosing the right approach and when and how they might be tailored;
System Lifecycle Management including Sourcing Strategy, Design, Build, Test, Deployment and Disposal Management.
Requirements Definition and Management
System Development Testing Strategies, including management of full test & release lifecycles
Central Government experience, particularly in the Defence sector; some additional wider sector experience (Local Government; Regulated Industry; Private sector) is desirable.
Ability to influence and communicate effectively with different levels of stakeholder
An ability to communicate complex concepts in compelling ways
Good general consulting skills (structured thinking, effective report writing and presentations, and strong stakeholder engagement).
Some experience of business analysis or information management would be an advantage
A high level of self-initiation and enthusiasm;
A solid understanding of programme/project management and how it relates to the execution of Systems Engineering and architecture activities
Good first degree (or equivalent) with relevant system engineering qualifications and membership of professional bodies (e.g. BCS, INCOSE)
Knowledge and experience of new technology trends and disruptive technologies, including cloud, government ICT strategy, social, big data and digital services
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Rewards and Benefits
Please refer to our website for details of our flexible benefits package which includes the opportunity to purchase an additional 15 days holiday each year.