Principal Solutions Architect - Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities

Job Description

Job Title: Principal Solutions Architect - Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities

Location: Bristol or Tewkesbury or Plymouth, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

Compensation: Competitive + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 48052

Make a difference

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Principal Solutions Architect - Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities at our Bristol, Ashchurch or Devonport sites.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Mission Systems

The Principal Solutions Architect - Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.

The role

The difference our new Principal Solutions Architect - Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities will make

As a Principal Solutions Architect - Cyber & Electromagnetic Activities you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The CEMA systems we deliver are highly complex and allow our customers to carry out advanced collection activities in support of national security and to help create a safe and secure world. You will use your background in CEMA to take a leading role in shaping the capability and architecture of these systems.

Day to day, you'll Report to the Maritime CESM Principal Systems Engineer, who has overall responsibility for delivering to the customer requirement. You'll take ownership of the solution architecture for all CEMA systems currently under design/delivery/support by Babcock in the Maritime domain and also our Maritime CESM technology roadmap that defines our technology strategy in Maritime CESM. You'll lead the technical development of new capabilities in response to customer tasking and bidding opportunities.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 1 day in the office/onsite and 4 days working from home.

Essential experience
A solid understanding of the principles of CEMA / CESM / SIGINT / COMINT.
Experience of the user environment including an understanding of CONOPS/CONUSE in the operational CESM/CEMA environment.
A comprehensive Computer Science background that includes experience in several of the following:

- Software Development and/or Software Architecture Design

- Network Architectures and Engineering

- Radio Frequency Engineering and Design (antennas and signals)

- Computer System/Server Administration

What we offer

Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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