Systems - Technical Authority

  • Job Reference: 1167521142-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Recruiter: ARM
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £50,000 to £64,000
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Technical Authority
Hampshire, Bristol or Glasgow
Permanent Position

Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to achieve UK SC Clearance

We have an exciting position that has just come in with one of the biggest Defence Clients in the UK. You will be working on an upcoming large programme, where you will be responsible for ensuring the System that is safe, compliant, and fit for use.

What you'll be doing:
Ensuring that the Combat Systems design meets the Wholeship requirements
Supporting the Combat Systems Technical Authority (CSTA) in the acceptance associated with key milestones, including factory, shore and ship based trials
Providing engineering leadership to the Combat Systems delivery teams in the definition of maintenance of the Combat Systems physical, functional and transverse design and its delivery to final acceptance
Supporting the CSTA in the production of safety documentation for the Wholeship Safety and Environmental case
Ensuring Combat System design consistency and coherence and supporting the CSTA in producing the Certificates of Design
Facilitating independent reviews of engineering design and integration as part of the project Design Assurance process

Essential skills:
Hands-on knowledge of Combat Systems and/or the Mission System, or similar
Experience of large naval ship or Defence projects and an understanding of the risks inherent within Whole Ship integration and the challenges posed by the marine environment
Ability to constructively challenge as a leader
Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership
Ability to identify all the design and integration issues involved in their area of responsibility
Understanding of the companies engineering and commercial requirements
Recognition of the legislative requirements, particularly concerning safety and the environment
Networking experience


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.