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Network Management System Architect


Hybrid Working


Sector: Other

Posted: 14/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23982_1699986294

Network Management System Architect (SkyNet project)
Bristol - Hybrid working (on site 2 days a week)
Between £70p/h - £100p/h DOE (Inside IR35)
6 Months
About the role:

Astute's Nuclear team is partnering with a large UK defence company to recruit a Network Management System Architect to support on the SkyNet project to manage and develop the UK MOD satellite network on a 6-month contract for its Bristol based site.

The Network Management System Architect role comes with hourly rate of up to £100p/h (DOE)
Key skills:
  • Experience with the MILSATCOM domain but not essential.
  • Previous experience with a satellite network operator
  • Knowledge of satellite Network management and configuration systems would be an advantage.
  • Understanding of the ITIL model and TM framework
  • Be conversant with the standards relating to the Systems Engineering discipline (e.g. ISO/IEC/IEEE15288)
  • Must hold or be able to obtain SC Clearance

Who we're looking for:
  • Someone for whom collaboration and working in partnership comes naturally. A confident communicator with the ability to negotiate.
  • You will also be self-motivated with an energetic attitude, being able to transform complex problems into simple, elegant solution.
  • Capable of working within a team, and providing specialist knowledge and direction to the team others
  • Someone who understands 'how' you do things is just as important as 'what' you do - who will role model and apply our Principles (see below)
  • A person who is resilient and adaptable, who can navigate ambiguity and complexity and help teams own and deliver day to day.
Location, remuneration and timeframe of the Network Management System Architect role:
  • Role is based in Bristol and offers hybrid working -2 days a week on site.
  • Role is inside IR35 and has a rate of up to £100p/h D.O.E
  • Will be a 6-month contract to begin with.
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02393910041 to speak to Matthew Brindley who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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