Service Solution Architect - R0011762

Competitive - Excellent benefits
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Thales teams deliver cutting-edge solutions to armed forces the world over. We are Europe’s number one supplier of defence electronics and a leading provider of integrated air defence systems. But our people don’t just work with incredibly advanced technology. The armoured vehicles we build can resist the full force of improvised explosive devices, while our avionics solutions control some of the world’s most iconic military aircraft. Together, our people make the world safer. Join our Service team in Templecombe, to provide expert advice to shape the development of systems/equipment, and develop their support strategy, for optimal through-life cost. Provide expert solutions to long-term or through-life support bids and programmes into bid and/or programme managers. Key Responsibilities Provide expert advice and analyses to shape the development of systems/equipment at the concept phase for optimal Life-Cycle Cost (LCC). Generate and maintain appropriate LCC models to support the making of decisions in the above. Provide support solution expertise to Bids and Projects. Provide Trade-off analyses and business cases in support of those solutions. Generate relevant documentation and plans to support bids and projects. Represent Thales interests in developing the solutions with partners, subcontractors and Primes. Provide resource and material estimates for the relevant areas of the solution. Ensure that the risks and opportunities associated with the solutions are identified, communicated and, where practicable, mitigated. Ensure that any assumptions and dependencies associated with the solutions are identified, recorded and maintained. Develop good working relationships with partners and Primes. Support the generation and maintenance of Thales UK processes and procedures for the key areas of technical responsibility. Attend and support Team Meetings. Participate in training and development activities as identified. Conform to Company quality procedures and standard practices. Skills, qualifications and experience Technical background Good numerical skills Previous Technical Team Leadership Relevant experience in the Defence or Services Community This job was originally posted as