Systems Architect

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Electronics, Engineering, Public Sector
Region:
South West
Location:
MOD Abbeywood
Salary:
£47 to £47 per hour
Posted:
08/05/2018
Recruiter:
Matchtech
Job Ref:
EMP415217

MORPHEUS is a Defence Project that will deliver the next generation of Tactical Communications and Information Services (TacCIS) capability. It will introduce a more agile TacCIS solution (both technical and business) that will enable emergent technology to be rapidly exploited for User benefit and be more responsive to changes in User need. It will also realise efficiencies in the way in which TacCIS capability is acquired, supported and critical system obsolescence is managed.

The legacy TacCIS systems have been incrementally improved over the past decade and in pure functional terms provide a capability that broadly satisfies military need. However, there are shortfalls in legacy system usability, training burden and other pan Defence Lines of Development (DLoD) areas that need to be addressed. Dismounted Situational Awareness (DSA) capability will be delivered through MORPHEUS. In addition the current prime contract and closed system inhibits the cost effective introduction of change and the rapid exploitation of technological advances.

MORPHEUS seeks ownership and control of a technically and commercially open architecture to deliver TacCIS, which is fully integrated with the wider enterprise architecture, and responsive to changing user needs and emerging technology, in line with the Defence Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Defence as a Platform (DaaP) strategies.

The CDO also provides resource to the Project Design and Delivery function to support the competitions for organisations (e.g. MORPHEUS Test and Reference Centre (MTRC)) to fulfil the future operating model and the competitions for supply of products (e.g. Battle Management Application (BMA)).

The Architect will be responsible for developing, managing and exploiting the TacCIS Segment Service Architecture and will report to the CDO Lead Architect.

Use of the architecture models to undertake requirements analysis.

Undertake requirements capture using model-based system engineering techniques.

Development of target system architecture.

Management of the architectural toolset.

Produces architectural artefacts as part of the system architecture document set.

Essential Skills:
• Ministry of Defence Architecture Framework (MoDAF)
• Systems Modelling Language (SysML)
• PTC Integrity Modeller Toolset
• Model-Based Systems Engineering

Desirable Skills:
• ToGAF
• DOORS
• Requirements Management

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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Contact Details:
Matchtech
Tel: 01489 898 197
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Charley Loughrey
Email:

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