Tehcnical Authority

Location: Hampshire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Zak Mendoza Job Published: 30 days ago

Technical Authority

Hampshire, Dorset, Bristol


Technical Authority needed for a globally recognised Defence organisation based in either Hampshire, Dorset or Bristol who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Technical Authority that takes pride in their work with a strong background in systems design, requirements specification and acceptance, and stakeholder management.


  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance
  • Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
  • Flexible working
  • Employee assistance programme

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Technical Authority will include:

  • Ownership and definition the AWS Product evolution strategy and design
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all AWS sub-systems and equipment are safe to install, operate, maintain and dispose of and meet the customer requirements to cost schedule and quality.
  • Achieving and maintaining qualification for AWS sub-systems and equipment according to company process.
  • Managing engineering change related to AWS sub-system design and equipment according to company process.
  • Resolution of complex issues regarding AWS sub-systems and their interfaces to the Common Combat System and submarine platform.
  • Mentoring of subordinate engineers ranging from Junior to Principal Engineers
  • Responsibility for decisions on technical issues with respect to the AWS sub-systems and provision of engineering advice and guidance to Suppliers and the MoD Customer base
  • Provision of engineering advice and engineering decisions to the AWS Senior Project Manager for all AWS sub-systems
  • Involvement in future submarine technologies and concepts

What experience you need to be the successful Technical Authority:

  • Ideally hold a degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • Ideally be a Chartered Engineer.
  • Good understanding of Systems Engineering, Safety Standards and Product Legislation and Certification
  • Ability to demonstrate a good understanding of Project Management, Risk and Commercial principles and knowledge

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Authority 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!

*Please note that eligibility for security clearance up to SC level is required for the Technical Authority position*

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