Principal Systems Architect (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM Ref# TT251

  • London
  • £70000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Private Medical
  • Permanent
  • TT251

Principal Systems Architect (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Principal Systems Architect (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM to work within a small team within the Technology Delivery group who are responsible for all engineering aspects (from initial concept to introduction of service) for Aviation Safety Services. The main focus will be on new and emerging communications and surveillance requirements for Air Traffic Management.

Key Responsibilities for the Principal Systems Architect (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM:

  • Compile system design requirements for next generation safety service developments
  • Produce system concepts, candidate architectures and conduct trade-off studies
  • Create detailed design specifications for use in competitive procurements for evolution of infrastructure
  • Manage suppliers for implementation, verification, and change management safety infrastructure
  • Define/refine the operational model in planning for service introduction readiness, initial operations (eg customer Beta testing), and in-life service management metrics (KPIs) needed to demonstrate compliance with performance standards
  • Form strong technical relationships with peers at satcom avionic manufacturers, airframers, ESA, and Inmarsat service providers

Essential Knowledge and Skills required by the Principal Systems Architect (Aviation Safety) – SATCOM:

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Extensive experience of architecting IP networked systems, including IPv6.
  • Technically fluent in telecommunications technologies, an understanding of IP-based mobile networking technologies and satellite systems
  • Strong analytical capability, able to conduct system engineering and technology trade-offs
  • Knowledge of networking technology including routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Working in a ISO27000 framework or equivalent
  • Knowledge of PKI
  • Good knowledge of software development and engineering techniques
  • Experience in the identification and capture of IT functional and non-functional requirements for large, complex projects
  • Knowledge of aeronautical Air Traffic Service domain in areas such as standards (e.g. ARINC, RTCA, Eurocae), or Certification, or Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN), or Air traffic DataLink Services

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