Technical Architect

Basic Overview
Salary: £70000/annum (up to) depending on experience and skills
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 70000.00
Maximum Salary: 70000.00
Job Location: Christchurch, Dorset

Job Title: Technical Architect

Location: Can be based at any of our BAE Systems UK sites in the South West. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements.

Salary: Up to £70,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

Analysis, design and delivery of solutions to meet programme, business and customer requirements
Applying engineering expertise to solve complex engineering problems
Leading, inspiring and developing engineering teams
Knowledge of the latest technologies and how they can be applied to complex problems
Building relationships with customers and partners
Leading the engineering aspects of winning bids
Promoting the development and evolution of innovative ideas to provide new products and solutions

Your skills and experiences:


The ability to lead on technical solutions through the whole lifecycle from concept to in-service
Prior experience of providing technical leadership of engineering/system engineering teams
Experience of integrating commercial of the shelf technologies
Understanding of information systems and architecturesDesirable

Delivery, installation, and maintenance of Military IT equipment
Understanding of development frameworks and software implementation
Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber security, or security architectures


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Defence Information team:

Customers increasingly demand information and technology solutions delivering advantage, communications, planning, operations and cyber protection. C5ISR within Digital Intelligence is where we design and build cutting edge IT solutions for incorporation into products and services.

This is a technical role requiring expertise in the design, development and delivery of secure information or communication systems using the latest technologies. Working closely with the Project Manager and Engineering Manager the team help to successfully deliver our customer commitments, having the technical ability, aptitude and confidence in this strong customer facing role.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

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