IT Domain Systems Engineer

Job Description

About the role

Our client is seeking an IT Domain Systems Engineer to join their UK Intelligence teams. The role requires candidates to be able to commute to the site in Farnborough when necessary and offers hybrid working arrangements. The UK Intelligence teams specialize in training, secure communication platforms, intelligence, surveillance, and cyber security to help customers respond to evolving threats. They deliver Mission Winning Innovation to defense, security, and critical national infrastructure markets.

The Cyber, Analysis, and Mission Solutions (CAMS) discipline provides expert system engineers, system architects, and scientists to QinetiQ projects in the Intelligence Surveillance Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) domain. They deliver capabilities to defense, government, and industry as both Customer Friend (Advice Side) and Delivery Side agents. The CAMS ISTAR Group supports various major projects and campaigns in the UK and internationally.

What Will I Be Doing?

As the IT Domain Systems Engineer, your responsibilities will include managing the delivery, maintenance, and upgrade of military data management systems. These systems gather, manipulate, and distribute data from multiple sources to end users in air, sea, and land operations. You will work with a cross-domain solution to provide shared situational awareness. Key activities include leading or being part of a technical team, delivering solutions, providing technical management coordination, and embedding systems engineering methodology and best practices.

What Do I Need?

To be successful in this role, you should have experience and qualifications in the application of Systems Engineering approach throughout the technical delivery lifecycle. You should also have knowledge in the design, development, and verification/validation of secure IT systems. A single UK passport holder with DV clearances or a willingness to undergo Government Vetting is required.

10 Interview Questions You Might Get Asked

These are questions that we think might come up at some point during the interview process. It's worth prepping answers for the questions below, as well as other key areas you think will be important to secure the role.

1. Can you explain your experience with managing the delivery, maintenance, and upgrade of military data management systems? 2. Have you worked on projects involving the collation, manipulation, and distribution of data from multiple sources to end users? 3. How familiar are you with cross-domain solutions and their role in shared situational awareness? 4. Can you provide examples of your technical leadership and management skills in delivering solutions? 5. How do you ensure agile technical management coordination across projects? 6. What experience do you have with defining and delivering technical work plans, systems requirements, and resources? 7. How familiar are you with systems engineering methodology and best practices? 8. Can you explain your knowledge and experience in designing, developing, and verifying secure IT systems? 9. Are you a UK passport holder with DV clearances? If not, are you willing to go through Government Vetting? 10. Can you provide any examples of your experience in applying a systems engineering approach throughout the technical delivery lifecycle?

5 Questions You Could Ask

Based on the job description above, here are 5 questions we think you could ask during your interview. Use them as a guide to help you write your own questions.

Remember: Always have at least 5 questions prepared for the interview. If you do not, you run the risk of looking unprepared.

1. What are the specific security requirements for this role and how often will I need to commute to site in Farnborough? 2. Can you provide more information about the military data management systems that I will be responsible for managing? 3. What are some of the key projects and campaigns that the CAMS ISTAR Group is currently supporting? 4. Can you explain the cross-domain solution that is used to distribute information to end users? 5. How will I be expected to embed systems engineering methodology and best practices in the programme's technical delivery?
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Company: Matchtech

Location: Farnborough

Posted: 2023-11-04 00:00:00


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FT or PT: full_time

Category: IT / Computing / Software

Latitude: 51.293999

Longitude: -0.754624

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