Role: System Architect (BPSS clearance required before start)
Location: Remote (International travel when required)
Rate: £500pd
IR35: Inside IR35
Contract Length: 12 Months

My client are a large defence company, a looking for a System Architect to enable the team to deliver its ambitious global solutions for Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN) services via stratospheric platforms for an unmanned air Vehicle.

Key skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in the definition and implementation of a telecoms infrastructure solutions in a comparable industry.
  • 5 years+ of Service delivery in a technology function with concrete deliverables as examples.
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence, software development, simulations.
  • Experience of software defined networks, 4/5G architectures, network protocols and applications,
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate in a start-up organisation with significant growth aspirations.
  • Project management experience to ensure timescales and KPI's are met.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders (senior management, customers, regulators, engineers, flight and ground crew) to ensure project delivery is achieved.
  • Ability to travel worldwide.


  • Define and develop the requirements to interface the fleet management system with telecom infrastructure (e.g. 4/5G mobile networks, software defined networks, O-RAN, protocols).
  • Define network architecture and APIs at conceptual, functional and physical layer to implement the interface requirements between telecoms infrastructure and the fleet management system.
  • Survey markets, select supplier candidates for API and network solutions
  • Specify, design and implement APIs and software solutions to achieve end-to-end interoperability between telecoms infrastructure and the fleet management
  • Test, integrate and deliver solutions in accordance to the development roadmap

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