Tactical Communications Expert - C4ISTAR

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IT, Public Sector
South West
£45,000 to £65,000 per annum
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A great opportunity has arisen for several Tactical communications Experts to work for a leading Engineering Consultancy in the Bristol area. This role will be working on the Morpheus programme to upgrade the military’s existing Bowman system to the next generation battlefield tactical communications and information systems. Based on site with the client you will use your expertise to guide the customer in making the best decisions for the delivery of this �95 million pound programme.

The ideal candidate can either be a CIS subject matter expert OR an Engineer with a more versatile background who has recent CIS experience. We can consider Ex-forces as well as Engineers from a government / defence background.

Due to the length of the programme we can consider starts from between now and Q2 2019.



Responsibilities for this role

- You will be a key participant in the design and delivery of a variety of strategic programmes and business-critical initiatives.
- Your remit would also cover large-scale engagements where change and evolution of services contribute to this fascinating, and demanding environment.
- Stakeholder engagement
- Architecting the security solution
- Supporting successful accreditation
- Delivery design & solution architecture
- Seeking innovation improvement
- Capturing and specifying the key security requirements for all tactical data
- Reviewing interim and proposed project designs
- Monitoring potential conflicts to the enterprise design
- Highlighting Cyber risks to MOD
- Undertaking threat analysis

Requirements for this role

Expert in one of the following areas

A list of current opportunities include
- Military Networks Expert
- Business Capability Project Manager
- Information Management Expert
- Systems Architect
- Systems Engineering Lead
- Systems Integration Engineer
- Systems Test & Acceptance Expert
- Security Expert
- Applications Infrastructure Expert
- Tactical Comms Operational Analysis Expert
- Networks Expert
- Test & Acceptance Expert
- Tender Evaluation Network Architect
- Tender Evaluation Networks Expert

- You should have technical and general competencies in the following:
- Knowledge and understanding of Military Communications and Information Systems within the Military Deployed Tactical Environment
- Knowledge of MOD IA policy, principles and accreditation process
- A proven track record in stakeholder engagement, both internal and external
- The ability to work either independently or as part of a team and under pressure, whilst prioritising the work effectively
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


This role may involve traveling across various military / government sites and having to stay away from home during the week.

Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC / DV level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.

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

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898887
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Glenn Vickery

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