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Gattaca

Digital Engineer

Bristol, England, GB
FULL TIME

Company: Gattaca

Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-04-27 13:10

Summary

At Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), we're here to provide for the Army, the Royal Navy, and the Royal Air Force, as they serve our country all over the world. We support those on the front line by providing smarter tech. Vehicles that go further, and faster. Newer, more effective equipment for land, sea, and air. We deliver the kit the UK military needs to maintain advantage and stay protected, as they protect life at home and overseas.

Our people push for best-in-class every day – because it helps keep our nation safe. So whatever your background, whatever your skillset, if you’re driven to set new standards, find your place at DE&S. Ready to see where your ambition will lead you? Job description Engineering is the largest business function in our organisation – and it’s one of the most fulfilling too. Because it’s only by delivering the most advanced, battle-winning technology that we can keep those on the front line at the top of their game. That’s why we stay inventive and create positive change, with a strong focus on sustainable sourcing and minimising environmental impact too. Ready to make an impact that matters to the nation?

We have a great opportunity to work for us at Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) within our Engineering Delivery Team. The Joint Asset Management and Engineering Solutions (JAMES) Project Team operates within DE&S Digital to implement IS-enabled business change in support of CDM’s logistics transformation goals. All aspects of support to JAMES Engineering including the maintenance of JAMES procedures, compliance with policy and doctrine, provide advice and guidance on the operation of data management cell and the accuracy, efficiency and continuous operation of the JAMES web portal. Planning the provision of enduring JAMES Business Support functions. To provide the User focus for JAMES to the Service Contract Management Cell. This post is to ensure integrity of data is maintained through engagement liaising with other Project teams and Service units as required. Including the input quality for data sourced from outside JAMES (such as legacy IS applications). Ensure JAMES maintains coherence with business processes, liaising with process owners as required.

Please be advised that due to the nature of security, these roles are reserved for sole UK Nationals only. Please note some attendance to the stated site may be required for this position.


Responsibilities

The responsibilities of these posts will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Responsible for assisting the Chief Engineer Joint Asset Management Engineering Solutions (JAMES) Delivery Team with the development of documented plans and processes for engagement with Front Line Command (FLC) staff.

Coordinating the roll-out of new processes, procedures and technology of unit focussed work in support of the JAMES requirements.

The post holder is also responsible for developing new and revised processes and procedures to meet the needs of business change and will liaise with projects and FLC units as required and engage with the wider business community to communicate and gain support for change.

To provide compliance in Engineering and Asset Management policy for Defence and to provide assurance that JAMES Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are current and reflect the correct Defence policy and direction.

You will be working within the JAMES Defence Team and with external departments across the Defence land sea and air arenas.

Provide assurance and compliance to policy and to provide advice and guidance on the provision of ‘best practice’, for engineering and asset management both within defence and adopt principles being implemented from outside agencies and with commercial partners.

You will also provide engineering advice and guidance to the planned change processes to ensure areas effecting changes to safety case or which impact with Defence policy are documented and supported by the relevant stakeholder community.

The partner organisation will provide the design, development and delivery of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions.

Your role will be to deliver compliant service change and sustain the JAMES supporting documentation in compliance with the current Defence policy and look at future changes in policy and how they will impact on the use of the JAMES Management Information System (MIS). What you will be assessed against To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria: • A minimum of a level 4 qualification (HNC or above) in Engineering or associated subject, or relevant experience

• Experience in Stakeholder Management within the Engineering Sector

• Experience in a complex and regulated environment (defence, nuclear, aerospace, oil and gas, rail)

• Experience of IT Engineering Management Systems


In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview: • EFCF 3 Technical Requirements, Evaluation & Acceptance (Supervised Practitioner) • EFCF 2 Application of Analytical Techniques (Supervised Practitioner) • Leadership • Managing a quality service What's in it for you? Please note, our salary bands are under review and may increase. If the outcome of the review results in an increase in the minimum salary and your salary offer falls below the new minimum, your salary will be increased to the new amount from your contracted start date. If the new minimum is less than the salary you are offered, the original salary offer will be retained.

Our careers offer stability, training, progression - and much more.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are dedicated to creating a great place to work that reflects the diversity of the society we serve. To help us do this, we particularly encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, disabled people and people from LGBT communities. By bringing together different ideas, experiences and perspectives, we can achieve our ambitions, together. Simply click on the apply button to create an account and upload your CV. Your application will go through several stages of assessment which are outlined below:

1. Pre-sift - We will check that you meet any essential or eligibility criteria that are listed in the responsibilities section of this advert.

2. Sift - Your CV will be assessed against the following categories, using a simple numerical scoring system:

• Key Achievements • Relevant Experience • Applied Knowledge and Skills

For additional guidance on writing a CV, please click here

3. Interview - If you are invited to interview, you will be assessed against the Sift categories listed above, as well as the technical competencies and behaviours listed in the responsibilities section of this advert. More details about our Behaviours which can be found attached at the bottom of the page. Benefits View our Little Book of Big Benefits. Things you need to know Security Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.:

1. Pre-sift - We will check that you meet any essential or eligibility criteria that are listed in the responsibilities section of this advert.

2. Sift - Your CV will be assessed against the following categories, using a simple numerical scoring system:

• Key Achievements • Relevant Experience • Applied Knowledge and Skills

For additional guidance on writing a CV, please click here

3. Interview - If you are invited to interview, you will be assessed against the Sift categories listed above, as well as the technical competencies and behaviours listed in the responsibilities section of this advert. More details about our Behaviours which can be found attached at the bottom of the page. Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment. Nationality requirements Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

See our vetting charter. People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

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We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Apply and further information Contact point for applicants Job contact: Name: Adam Ball Email: adam.ball@gattacaplc.com Team Email: DE&S@gattacaplc.com