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Technical Capability Lead - Defence

  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, GL3 4AD
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 13 October 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH77388_1630503075

We are seeking a Technical Capability Lead to work with our market leading Defence organisation on a permanent basis.

The Secure Systems Technical Capability Lead will help our clients to solve problems, meeting their business needs with solutions appropriate to their business strategy that have a significant technology or information systems component.

This role can be based in either Guildford or Gloucester but the successful candidate must also be willing to travel to Salisbury / Portsmouth up to 1-2 days per week (in non-pandemic times).

You will be responsible for:

  • Advising clients regarding the opportunities and threats to their business from emerging and disruptive technologies and trends
  • Developing evidence-based strategies, approaches, options analyses and product assessments for clients with technology- or information-centric challenges
  • Applying rigorous architectural and systems engineering methods to help clients commission and control significant change programmes
  • Establishing technical, architectural and engineering governance

With a Science or Engineering Technical Background, you will also have:

  • Experience delivering into DSTL or similar HMG agency, and/or experience of one or more of Cyber / DSP / RF Systems / Space / AI+ML
  • The ability to contribute Science and Technology knowledge and expertise into technical discussions with the client.
  • A willingness to reach out to other subject matter experts to fill in knowledge gaps support/refine an engagement.
  • An ability to grasp key technical attributes from a discussion and establish a firm understanding of the required outcome for a task.
  • Experience in the delivery of projects in the value range £50k-£5m and associated typical risks mitigations

The package:

  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

How to apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader so if you're interested in learning more please send your CV by clicking the 'Apply Now' button
  • *** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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