SatComs/Ground Segment Design Authority

CGI

Direct Entry Permanent Leatherhead, UK

Job Description

Be part of something exciting! Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sector? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success? If you do then join us as a Ground Segment Design Authority working in our UK Space team. With over 36 years in the industry, CGI Space is a rapidly growing business with exciting projects and prospects across the Navigation, Earth Observation and Satcoms domains. We are currently developing key safety and security features for one of our clients systems that will provide the satellite-based controller/pilot datalink required to support future air traffic management communications. These enhanced systems will undergo rigorous validation and verification tests to assure that safety and security requirements are met, before entering further rounds of flight trials in 2017 onwards.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

You will be working closely with the overall Technical Authority on all aspects of the Ground Segment Design, ensuring that development and test activities are aligned with the design. You will be capable of picking up new concepts, working to high standards of quality and to agreed timescales. Your responsibilities will include updating design documentation to take account of new requirements and leading design workshops with clients and other relevant parties

Person Specification

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You will have a proven track record of producing technical specifications, excellent client-facing and communication skills and be able to provide technical leadership.
You will also have experience of communications systems and be able to design network security barriers
Experience of network protocols, e.g. OSI, IPv4/IPv6 and air traffic management (ATN/ACARS), Cryptographic / Security experience, e.g. firewalls, PKI and knowledge of system safety principles would be highly beneficial
Please note that you must be SC cleared or SC clearable.

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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