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IT Design Authority

The Boeing Company

Bristol, Bristol
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IT Design Authority

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1700007360 Date posted 05/26/2017
Location Bristol Bristol United Kingdom
Job Description

As an IT Design Authority, you will be an experienced IT practitioner with a broad understanding of IT systems, network and security architecture and will be ready to take a central role in enabling and maintaining strategic capability for Boeing Defence UK (BDUK) and the wider Boeing organisation. Supporting the BDUK IT Enterprise/Regional Architect, and with a primary focus on ensuring the architectural consistency of BDUK’s accredited corporate networks, you will provide guidance to the wider Architectural and Technical community to ensure that project deliveries are compliant with BDUK standards. It is also anticipated that the BDUK IT Design Authority will contribute to the overall strategic direction of BDUK’s multiple IT environments

This role offers the successful applicant a significant opportunity within an established and mature architecture practice within a dynamic and diverse global enterprise, spanning multiple industry sectors including Space, Defence & Security, Commercial Aviation and UK blue light services

Working under the guidance of the BDUK IT Enterprise Architect/Regional Architect, the BDUK IT Design Authority will contribute in the following areas:

Architecture Governance

  • Provide architectural governance and guidance relating to BDUK corporate networks
  • Review architectural concepts and designs for approval
  • Contribute towards the creation of reusable architectures
  • Maintain Baseline Architectures and assist in identifying Interim and Target Architectures
  • Provide architectural input on local, international and global projects

Information Assurance

  • Support security accreditation and compliance activities
  • Consult with Information Assurance personnel to ensure appropriate security architecture
  • Maintain knowledge of security architecture best practice

Strategy and Innovation

  • Contribute to ensuring the alignment of IT architecture and technology strategy with business strategy
  • Support the identification and realisation of opportunities for IT to enable and enhance the business

CIO, Information & Analytics

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


What we're looking for

  • Broad understanding of network and infrastructure architecture, Microsoft Active Directory and information security
  • Experience of working in secure environments is an advantage
  • Ability to provide architectural guidance and governance based on an existing defined architecture and a supporting toolset
  • Experience of reviewing architectural designs against agreed requirements and for compliance with local architectural and technical standards
  • Ability to work in a complex, international matrix organization alongside 3rd-parties.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to establish and maintain relationships and trust
  • Identify, lead and support innovation activities to enable business strategy

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please ASAP for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK.  Benefits and pay are determined at the local level.

The successful candidate must either hold, or be willing and able to attain UK security clearance (minimum SC level).  Additional security clearances or levels may be required in the future. 

The role may require occassional travel to the USA and other countries.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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