Cloud System Architect

Airbus Group

Cloud System Architect

Airbus Defence & Space

Guildford or Newcastle, United Kingdom

We are looking for a Cloud/System Architect to join Airbus Defence and Space, in either our Guildford or Newcastle upon Tyne offices. You will join our Connected Intelligence group and report to our Head of Solutions Engineering.

With proprietary access to the world's leading commercial satellite constellation, Airbus Intelligence delivers sustainable satellite imagery and geospatial data solutions that span the entire value chain and are unrivalled in the marketplace. The applications we serve are manifold and include maritime surveillance, precision agriculture, emergency response and environmental monitoring.

As world-leading experts in geo-information and defence solutions, we help decision makers to increase security, optimise mission planning, improve management of resources and protect our environment.

You will provide technical architecture leadership to support the delivery of state of the art cloud solutions to the Airbus Intelligence UK programme. As well as having an excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends, we are looking for someone who is looking to continuously learn, develop and innovate.

You will also need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance (normally requiring you to have been resident in the UK for at least the last 5 years).

Main Tasks and Accountabilities

The main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Capturing and analysing stakeholder needs, translating them into comprehensive technical requirements and defining architectural solutions to satisfy them;
  • Designing and modelling functionality and physical systems, expressing the solution to a level appropriate for the audience;
  • Evaluating technical options in a way that considers the appropriate level of detail, wider impacts and available technology;
  • Leading the technical architecture, integration and potential deployment of the solution and the related IT infrastructure;
  • Collaborating with other architects and developers to deliver the highest quality solutions;
  • Designing reliable, resilient, scalable systems from inception to delivery.

Required Skills/Experience

  • University Degree in Information Technology or equivalent;
  • A solid foundation of cloud computing including an understanding of cloud technology and cloud architecture, coupled with the ability to design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, and dynamic solutions and services hosted in the cloud;
  • Experience and knowledge of IT security and a good understanding of "security by design" and "privacy by design";
  • You will need proficient oral and written communication skills;
  • It would also be desirable if you have some of the following:
    • Experience in AWS and/or Azure;
    • INCOSE System Engineering CSEP certification or equivalent.

In return we can offer a competitive remuneration package; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process - you can share this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

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