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Head of Systems vacancy in Greenford (370jc)

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Location: Greenford
Region: London and South East
Salary: £ Competitive
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Cyber/IT Security, IT/Telecoms, Information Security, Senior Appointments
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
Our Client is a world leader in the research and development of next generation communications and cryptographic equipment and HSMs, for the defence, public and commercial sectors. Their Keyper HSM, the only FIPS 140-3 level 4 HSM in the world, is used by ICANN to help secure the Internet DNS system, and also by many other organisations such as Mastercard, Apple, Google, VeriSign and Shell. The Company’s technology provides an extensive range of connectivity options and utilises any connection possible (bearer of choice), from WiFi to satellite, to maintain the end user’s connection. They have also developed, and continue to develop next generation, High Grade and Commercial cryptographic products for the UK MoD and export markets. Designed to be future proof, the latest software definable technology enables it to be upgraded anywhere, anytime. The Company prides itself on providing state of the art development tools, excellent working environment and development and growth opportunities for employees.

Due to recent contract awards and growth of the business, the Communication Systems Business Unit of the Company they are expanding, and actively recruiting for a Head of Systems, who can demonstrate:
• Previous experience of line management, resource management and identifying and implementing process improvements.
• Significant experience and a full understanding of Systems Engineering, the V-Model and associated processes/lifecycles.
• Significant experience of developing requirements and establishing a compliant systems design.
• Experience in writing high quality technical documentation and the formal technical review of such material.
• Experience working as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) and developing new areas of expertise as and when required.
• Advanced knowledge of System Engineering practices, methodologies, processes, techniques and technology trends.
• Experience of DOORS, UML, SEBoK, Enterprise Architect and SysML.
• Experience of hands-on development of either hardware, software or firmware development, particularly in an embedded environment.
• Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject desirable.
• Willing and able to obtain, and maintain, DV security clearance.

Every employee is critical to their success and as such they offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities for motivated and dedicated employees. We offer:
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Up to 4 x your annual salary in life assurance
• Bonus scheme
• Flexible working
• Flexible benefits package to suit your lifestyle (retail vouchers, GymFlex, employee share scheme, Cycle-to-Work scheme, ability to buy or sell annual leave and more!)
• Good transport links (in walking distance to London Underground Central Line stations)
• Onsite, subsidised canteen
• Social groups including five-a-side football, table tennis, squash and running

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