Technical Lead

Ref: ZR_6230_JOB  ·  Posted on 06 September 2021

Introduction

Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems.

The ideal candidate will be capable of executing technical leadership both within this and other related opportunities. The Technical Lead provides technical assurance to all aspects of the technical delivery and works closely with the Client’s project teams and Supplier(s).

Key responsibilities
  • Lead technical assurance of specific projects, including
  • Shaping requirements, acceptance and evaluation criteria
  • Technical assessment of Suppliers proposals
  • Monitoring delivery and technical risk of projects
  • Technical review of deliverables
  • Client facing activity to influence and capture the future task pipeline
  • Guide and monitor a number of Technical Advisors within the PMO
  • Lead the Cross Lot Technical Forum to identify and learn shared lessons
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement within the PMO
  • Liaise with technical leads
  • Clearly communicate technical concepts and issues to stakeholders
  • Advise the Programme Manager on demand signal and supplier capabilities
  • Support company leadership in identifying required team skills for successful delivery
  • Lead a team of Technical Advisors
  • Conduct project specific tasks to high quality and on time
Skills & experience
  • Clear and concise communication, both written and orally
  • Experience with technical project planning
  • Broad understanding of sensing modalities e.g. EO/IR, ES, SAR, LiDAR
  • Broad understanding of sensor data processing e.g. DRI, ML, tracking & fusion

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Trials experience
  • Hardware development to TRL6
  • Understanding of sensor data and/or sensor management standards
  • Experience of working with Open Source technologies & Human Intelligence (HUMINT)
  • Experience in any of the following: C4ISR, space systems, and synthetic environments
Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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