From a military background, you'll understand the importance of accessing the right information in real-time to make critical tactical decisions in training and action. Decision-making is at the heart of strategic execution on the battlefield and in training. With the solution being implemented by this global vendor, it can be achieved through an integrated, ultra-modern command and control suite of on-field, integrated technologies. This technology solution is all-encompassing; radio, mobile devices, in-vehicle, web and application-based architecture. All of this reports back to command HQ in real-time. This global defence specialist looks to blend military and technical experience in its team so they can interface with the client's key stakeholders to deliver.
For over 30 years they have been the below-the-radar force to create large-scale communication and analysis solutions for decision making in military theatres when there is no room for error. Understanding every environment is unique, they dedicate themselves as an international powerhouse providing their IP while tightly integrated with employees who are local familiar faces to ensure local traditions are maintained whilst transforming systems. For them, they know it is about the right people getting it right the first time, every time in their team and in the field.
The Solutions Engineer will be responsible for requirements capture, documentation and analysis. You will be the lynchpin between the New Zealand Defence Force and your global team. You will understand how to get the implementation process done when dealing with the New Zealand Defence Force. You will work through the full SDLC from scoping to the coordination of implementation and configuration with ongoing support and training. The mission is simple, engage with key stakeholders to under how best to integrate a wide range of hardware and software and deliver a completely integrated C4I battle management solution.
Your background in a recognized defence force and knowledge of C4I systems will give you the immediate ability to execute on the programme. It's not absolutely essential, it would help. You will have wide experience, including aspects of the below:
Five Eyes nation miliary background preferrably
Experience in a Senior Systems Engineering capacity and/or Analyst role, ideally including time in an agile commercial environment
Worked through large-scale implementations of technology, software and/or integrated application systems
Strong Relationship management capabilities
IT Infrastructure and Platforms (Windows Operating Systems, Active Directory, Storage Solutions (SAN, NAS, etc.), Database Management Systems, Exchange, Lync & XMPP Chat, etc.)
Communication bearers (Radios, SatCom, WAN, LAN, WIFI) and their specific challenges (Differences between TDMA and FDMA and how it is used, etc.)
Hardware (Infrastructure components such as servers, SAN, NAS, etc. as well as computing devices such as tablets, phones, laptops, detachables, etc.)
You hold a bachelor level or higher preferable in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
Excellent written and spoken English skills
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. If you're looking to join a top-class organisation with great progression opportunities, send me through your CV as soon as you can