FunctieomschrijvingWe are now looking for a Cloud System Architect to join Airbus Defence and Space in either our Newcastle or Guildford offices. You will join the UK Intelligence team and report to our Head of Geospatial & Data Intelligence.This role-holder will provide technical architecture leadership to support the delivery of state of the art cloud solutions to our Airbus Intelligence UK programme. They will be tasked with designing and developing complex systems for geo-spatial projects using in-house and cloud infrastructure.As world-leading experts in geo-information and defence solutions, we help decision makers to increase security, optimise mission planning, improve management of resources and protect our environment. Airbus constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. With proprietary access to the world's leading commercial satellite constellation, Airbus Intelligence deliver sustainable satellite imagery and geospatial data solutions that span the entire value chain and are unrivalled in the marketplace. The applications we serve are manifold, including maritime surveillance, precision agriculture, emergency response and environmental monitoring.You will also need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance for this opportunity. Tasks & AccountabilitiesParticipating and contributing to the organisational capabilities, products and services portfolio design and developmentCapturing and analysing stakeholder needs, defining architectural solutions to meet and exceed customer needsActing as a visionary and proactively assisting in defining the direction for future IT Products & Services, validating product designsDesigning and modelling functionality and physical systemsLeading the technical architecture, integration and potential deployment of the solution and the related IT infrastructureEnsuring solution and operations reliability in liaison with our Service Management TeamThis role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.Skills & ExperienceUnderstanding of Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) from concept through to detailed design and knowledge and experience of common architecture framework (TOGAF, NAF, etc)A solid foundation of cloud computing - including an understanding of cloud technology, cloud architecture coupled with the ability to design, develop, and manage robust, secure, scalable, highly available, dynamic solutions and services hosted in the cloudCommercial experience of having worked with and building solutions for multiple customers/stakeholdersProficient and confident with oral and written communicationExperience and knowledge of IT security and a good understanding of "security by design" and "privacy by design"It would also be great if you have some experience with either INCOSE System Engineering (CSEP certification or equivalent), AWS, RedHat OpenShift technologies, microservices or Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)What Airbus Can Offer You A competitive salary with annual profit sharean ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave Very strong, very real career development options across our transnational, market leading companyA hybrid working pattern of 2 to 3 days per week in the office and 2 to 3 days remotelyFlexible hours - 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process - you can share this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growthBy submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.