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Principal Technologist

Location: Hampshire Salary: £70000 - £84000 per annum + 10% bonus, £6k car allowance and more
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Millie Jackson

Job Title: Principal Technologist

Location: Hampshire area

Salary: £70K-£84K + £6K Car Allowance, 10% Bonus and more

About Us:

Join a world-renowned company specialising in arms, security, and aerospace and contribute to cutting-edge technological advancements in a dynamic and collaborative work environment. We are currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced Principal Technologist to join our team and help shape the future of aerospace and defence.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Principal Technologist?

  • Apply specialist knowledge to enhance, improve and increase knowledge in Combat Systems technologies in order to increase business knowledge and develop future technology areas
  • Engage with academics & specialists within external technology organisations
  • Investigate where technology could solve known deficiencies in Combat Systems products/services
  • Apply opportunities in technology to provide system solutions and performance enhancements to Combat Systems products/services
  • Advise, mentor and guide others in aspects of technology specialism
  • Monitor and influence external technology development (Horizon Scanning)
  • Collaborate with customers and external parties across the maritime domain to represent their interests and orientate technology development to match Combat Systems business strategy and strategic requirements

What are we looking for in our next Principal Technologist?


  • Technology Specialist e.g. Machine Learning & AI, preferably with an understanding of Combat Systems
  • Research skills to develop knowledge and expertise for business opportunities and highly skilled in analysis and assessment
  • Effective in identifying, developing and communicating technology solutions to inform technology selection and future opportunities


  • Experienced in engineering estimates, specifications, bids and tenders
  • Masters Degree/member of a professional institute preferably at Fellow level

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Technologist to progress their career. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

If you are interested in applying for this position you must eligible for UK security clearance up to SC level.

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