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4 months ago
Oaklands Global Ltd
Salary: DoE
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Callum Devaney
Sector: IT & Communications
Category: Engineers Jobs

** IRIS Future Capability Lead **

Oaklands Global has been commissioned by a leading aerospace communications client to identify and recruit an experienced Future Capability Lead on a permanent basis.

Location: London

Package: DoE

Core responsibilities:

  • Take overall responsibility for the successful Iris FOC studies described above, ensuring that the various work streams are coordinated towards common goals
  • Lead development of technology roadmaps, concepts, high level requirements, preliminary design and trade studies
  • Support the identification, down selection and technology predevelopments derived from the study work.
  • Specify and run competitive procurements amongst industrial partners, and once the awarded manage the subcontractor’s work through to completion. Some of these subcontractor projects are expected to last over two years. 
  • Ensure that the work by contractors satisfies the companies and ESA’s quality standards, proactively take corrective action where necessary.
  • Lead the peer review process of FOC subcontractor deliverables
  • Lead the contribution towards SATCOM Class A standardisation activities within WG-82, SC-222
  • Lead the specification and management of traffic analysis and modelling, systems evaluation and engineering analysis of the Iris FOC developments
  • Work with the consortium to determine whether proposed concepts and designs align with the technical design to meet the overall Iris goal.
  • Monitor and ensure requirements compliance throughout the delivery process, agreeing and documenting specification deltas


Candidate qualifications / experience required:

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience in satellite communications systems design, network and architecture.
  • Strong analytical capability, able to conduct system engineering and technology trade-offs
  • Broad experience and knowledge of data, systems, technology and security architecture.
  • Knowledge of Communication security risk assessment and architecture definition
  • Knowledge on cyber security
  • Good knowledge of software development and engineering techniques
  • Technically fluent in telecommunications technologies, an understanding of IP-based mobile networking technologies and satellite systems backbone
  • Strong inter-personal skills along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships and trust
  • Ability to work in a complex, international matrix organization alongside 3rd-parties


Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge in Aeronautical standard (e.g. ARINC)
  • Knowledge of Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN).
  • Knowledge in Aeronautical Certification Processes
  • Knowledge of Satellite communications systems.
  • Knowledge of DSP implementation and architecture.
  • Knowledge of hardware development including RF design.
  • Knowledge of networking technology including routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Experience in the identification and capture of IT functional and non-functional requirements for large, complex projects


Why work with Oaklands Global

Oaklands Global is a supplier of choice for leading Aviation & Aerospace Companies worldwide. We understand what our Client’s need and equally as importantly what they don’t need. The same goes for our Candidates. Oaklands Global has over 25 years supporting candidates at all levels to help identify and secure their next position. At Oaklands Global we manage all applications with the upmost professionalism and confidentiality.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your CV to Callum Devaney in confidence. You must hold the right to live and work in the UK.

Please note that due to high numbers of applications, unless you are contacted within 7 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Oaklands Global is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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