Design Lead

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    Bristol, England

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    Vanessa Theobald

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    4 months ago

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My client is currently looking for a Design Lead to join their team in Bristol.
We are looking for you to take the lead on and resolve highly complex technical design and service issues across multiple technical disciplines for a specific workstreams.

Role Profile
You report to the Head of Design and will work closely with the Design Engineers and the other technical resources to ensure that designs produced meet the requirements of the Client. Provide leadership for root cause analysis and act as a mentor for the team members of the specific workstreams
The primary location is flexible however you will be expected to travel on a regular basis to locations such as Bristol, Bridgewater, Warwick, Camberley as well as other locations as the program develops.

Typical Deliverables
Within the role you will be responsible for
Overseeing and designing of the customers WAN, LAN, WIFI, IPTV, Network time source, Security, Cyber, NAC and Network Management well as Storage and Backup and Server Infrastructure
Ensure that designs meet the customers' requirements in accordance with appropriate Nuclear regulations.
Requirements Verification
Supporting and coaching of assigned design engineers at a technical level and provide professional engineering support to enable the client to deliver high quality solutions to our Client.
Producing the design strategy for the each of the workstreams.
Ensure that designs are compatible with other designs that are produced by the client and 3rd parties
Managing the deliverables on complex customer design and implementation projects.
Acting as a technical lead to resolves technical problems during the project phase.
Acting as an internal technical escalation point and to be able to mentor/coach internal resources. To train internal staff on workstreams. To devise and deliver training programs and support documentation for Operations.
Providing input to the Client and other interfaces to ensure operational needs are taken into account and to assist defining installation, monitoring and troubleshooting requirements.
Developing High level designs from customer requirements
Developing Low level designs for the Technical Specialists to implement projects within the workstream's area of expertise.
Assisting in the design of Proof of Concept scenarios, Type Approval activities.
Attending Client and interface meetings as required
Create and deliver: technical presentations, solution demonstrations, solution design/configuration, and proposal development
Taking a lead in defining value add projects and to assist in delivering the projects as a Technical leader.
Seeking continuous improvement for the design elements of the project through the introduction of new and innovative approaches and technologies.

Skills & Qualification
We are looking for candidates who have the below skills and qualifications:
Coordinating multi-disciplinary design teams to ensure consistent design across different technical disciplines
Proven design experience
Degree or HNC/HND in an Engineering related subject or equivalent
Recognised technical qualification in at least one of the technical disciplines being managed