Technical Manager – 12 month contract – Christchurch – £73.77ph UMB or £55.31ph PAYE + £8.04ph accrued in holiday credit (Inside IR35)


Technical Manager

The Job

Technical Manager – 12 month contract – Christchurch – £73.77ph UMB or £55.31ph PAYE + £8.04ph accrued in holiday credit (Inside IR35)

Role description:

As a Technical Manager you will work closely with the Project Manager and Engineering Manager to successfully deliver customer commitments. Our client designs and develops leading mission critical and highly secure, assured information systems, services and networks, with a drive to realise information advantage for our customers using world class solutions, and require skilled and passionate people to work with us to deliver on these commitments we make to our customers.

You will have the technical ability, aptitude and confidence in this role to lead engineering teams and be responsible for requirements, design, implementation and delivery, in conjunction with product safety, security and certification.

Main responsibilities

  • Analysis, design and delivery of solutions to meet programme, business and customer requirements
  • Applying engineering expertise to solve complex engineering problems
  • Knowledge of the latest technologies and how they can be applied to complex problems
  • Leading the engineering aspects of winning bids
  • Leading the technical solution through the whole lifecycle from concept to in-service
  • What we are looking for:

  • Strong Systems Engineering background
  • Understanding requirements (both in terms of technology need and operational context
  • Integration of Commercial Of the Shelf technologies
  • Understanding of Information Systems
  • Understanding of MoD or Industry IT projects and programmes
  • Desirable Skills:

  • Appropriate professional registration (IET etc)
  • Assembly or installation aspects for COTS and Military IT equipment
  • Understanding of Security Architectures
  • Understanding of Development Frameworks
  • Understanding of Software Architectures and Software implementation
  • Physical and Electrical Safety, Security and Environmental compliance
  • Additional:

  • Occasional travel to customer sites to support deployment may be required.
  • Security Requirements: SC + ITAR
  • This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and you must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material, therefore we can only consider UK Nationals for this position. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

    The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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