Systems Architect

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Systems Architect

Would you like to join a team working on exciting, complex and cutting-edge projects? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Architect at our site in Christchurch.

As a Systems Architect, you will provide assured & articulate design of system functionality across the network & systems architecture and verify that the whole system's performance meets the necessary requirements.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with the Engineering Manager, customers, project manager and senior engineering personnel.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Architect will involve:

Articulating, defining and documenting subject expertise.

Providing technical direction to engineers, ensuring teams are skilled, trained and competent such that technical capability objectives are fully achieved.

Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience in network systems/infrastructure design (Enterprise Architect, Visio, Excel, Word, Documentation)

Experience reviewing, revising and agreeing complex network and system designs

Experiences to include Network Management and Monitoring Systems

Experience in Network security (firewalls and IDS) design and implementation. Knowledge of NGFW, Cisco ASA firewalls and VPN technologies

Experience in WAN design and configuration

Good understanding of VMware

A working knowledge of SAN Technologies

What we're looking for in you:

Currently holding or have held recent CCNP, CCDA/P or equivalent

Location: Christchurch

Salary: £45,000

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.