Senior Functional Analyst

  • Job Reference: 00007510-1
  • Date Posted: 22 May 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £36,525
  • Sector: Engineering, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Functional Analyst
Location: Plymouth, Bristol or Rosyth
Starting Salary: £36,525

About the Role
Here at Babcock International we are currently looking for a Senior Functional Analyst to join us. We're a key strategic partner to our customers; the MOD and the Royal Navy. We ensure that the UK Royal Navy goes to sea safely by supporting them in the UK and around the world, delivering complex ship and submarine sustainment programmes and applying our core strengths of technology and expertise to sustain critical and complex assets to help maintain national security.

As a Senior Functional Analyst you'll work within the Through Life Engineering Management Solutions (TLEMS) team developing, maintaining and demonstrating solutions and systems in order to fully support business requirements and deliver solutions in line with our IT strategy.
Using your broad knowledge and experience of IT and Technical applications you'll work in close liaison with the Principal Functional Analyst to ensure that all new solutions align with the TLEMS roadmap. You'll support CAB and Project work assigned to TLEMS following the necessary development, testing, implementation, sign-off and delivery procedures in a cost effective and efficient manner. You'll maintain existing solutions, infrastructure, configurations and operations and identify new ideas, solutions and areas for improvement within TLEMS and also the wider organisation. You'll also supervise and mentor other team members, when required, deliver TLEMS training courses in various CAD applications, as well as new solution 'workshops'.

What do I need to do the role?
You'll be educated to Degree / HNC level in a relevant engineering discipline and be an expert in Computer Aided Design and or manufacture.
We would also like you to have the following:

Broad experience in IT/Technical Applications.
Good knowledge of Solution Architecture
Good knowledge of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards.
Knowledge of application and user testing regimes.
Methodical and thorough with a strong analytical mind-setLastly, you'll have good interpersonal skills and effective communication skills with sound knowledge of business practices, procedures and stakeholder and customer engagement.

What else do I need to know?

This position can be based in either:
Devonport, Plymouth
Rosyth, Dunfermline
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This will require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

What impact does COVID-19 have on the recruitment process?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we may face.

Babcock will be continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

Interviews will be held by phone, WhatsApp video, FaceTime (where available) or you may be asked to complete an online interview. Should you be shortlisted for interview you will be provided with information regarding the format by the Recruitment Team.

This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.

About Babcock International and Devonport
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

Application Guidance
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Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Closing date: 15 May 2020