Technical Architect Ground Segment Ref# V-32704

  • South East, Oxfordshire, Oxford, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32704

Holt Executive are partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

They require a Technical Architect (Ground Segment) to support and strengthen the Ground Segment Team, bringing a wealth of technical experience and expertise to advance the company’s position in a hugely innovative and exciting industry.

In this Technical Architect (Ground Segment) role, you will work closely alongside the Chief Engineer and take ownership of critical projects to ensure on time delivery and exceeding expectations.

The company offer hybrid working, flexible hours, and a comprehensive benefits package, featuring visa sponsorship and relocation package. You will join a team of highly talented engineers working on cutting edge technology, in their office and cleanroom facility in Oxford.
Responsibilities for the Technical Architect (Ground Segment):

  • Technical Decisions for Projects: Define and document multi-mission support Ground Segment design, internal and external interfaces. Receive the Engineering Director’s delegation of authority in relation to technical decisions, and become the key referent in case of technical queries that cannot be managed by the respective teams.
  • Roadmap the Ground Segment Development: In collaboration with the ground segment group manager, define the ground segment roadmap, driving for a multi-mission support.
  • Problem Resolution: Work across the engineering teams to ensure problems are managed from identification through to resolution. Help resolve technical problems as and when they arise.
  • Project and Technical Development Reviews: Oversee the technical development and implementation of assigned programs in the relevant project reviews, and guide teams accordingly.
  • Engineering Processes and Procedures: In collaboration with the Ground segment Group Manager, ensure quality of standards and procedures across engineering, defining, mapping and proposing processes and procedures.

Skills & Experience Required by the Technical Architect (Ground Segment):

  • Masters engineering degree in an associated field.  
  • At least 10-15+ years’ experience in their areas of expertise.
  • Experienced people manager.
  • Experienced in the development & design of ground segment and systems.
  • Experience at spacecraft level in a systems architecture role.
  • Experience working with businesses delivering long-term complex projects and programmes. 

If your skills and experience match this Technical Architect (Ground Segment) opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to 

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