Capabilities Manager - Sonar Systems

SII Services Limited
Weymouth, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Team: Marine Sonar

Position: Capabilities Manager

Location: Weymouth, Unites Kingdom

Offer Type: Permanent Employment, Full Time

Salary: £55-58K per annum DOE

The Company:

SII is a leading & trusted technology partner with over 10,000+ professionals on-board. We strive to provide high value-added solutions for many large blue-chip corporations in which, SII have been supporting for more than 40 years. The Group relies upon our team of invaluable Engineers & Subject Matter Experts utilizing cutting edge technology whilst working alongside essential quality standards to carry out its activities in the following industries (not limited to):

* Aerospace & Defence

* Commercial Aviation

* Entertainment

* Simulation

* Transportation

* Telecommunication

The SII Group has opted for a corporate structure that offers the responsiveness and flexibility associated with local-level services and retained industry knowledge, with nine regional offices in eighteen countries across four continents, all of which have access to all the Group's operational resources and can provide effective services to major international operations.

Due to expansion, SII UK was established in 2016 and has already experienced year on year growth. If you want to work for a company passionate about technology, innovation and all-round forward thinking please apply!

The Role:

SII Services are looking for a leadership/Subject Matter Expert to aid in the development of the next generation of Naval Sonars (Variable Depth and Hull Mount Sonars technology). You will be immersed within a prime program developing sonar technology. In this role, you will be customer facing engaging with key partners throughout the industry; providing the thought-leadership required to develop the operational concepts; identifying and securing internal/external R&D programmes to develop these systems and working with other Capability Managers/domain experts to develop a coherent and compelling product portfolio.


The Capability Manager (Naval Sonar) is responsible for:

* Providing expert knowledge of sonar technology.

* Working with the Marketing Team to engage with Customers and Partners to develop the Naval Sonar market

* Provide technical and thought leadership in bids to secure R&D programmes.

* Keeping appraised of technical developments and future technology to ensure that the product portfolio evolves through both progressive and disruptive innovation.

* Identifying competitive / technical threats to the strategy and mitigating these where possible.

* Providing technical governance of engineering activities on various Naval Sonar programmes.

* Identification and mitigation of Technical Risk.

Personal Profile:

* Degree in a relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science) or equivalent qualification / experience.

* Experience in delivering Systems Engineering duties over the Systems Engineering Lifecycle preferably with previous authority over designs/architecture.

* Experience in the operation or development of naval sonars is desirable.

* An understanding of software, electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering - desirable

* Able to travel to UK and worldwide destinations when required.

SII UK Benefits:

Permanent Employment:

* Competitive Basic Salary

* 6% Employers Contribution + 6% as a salary sacrifice

* Private Medical Insurance, Life Cover, Critical Illness Cover & Income Protection

Role keywords: Engineering, Systems Engineering, Naval, Sonar, Development, Systems, Capability Manager, Design Authority, Software, Mechanical

* If you're applying for a role requiring security clearance, please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar, however certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.

For more information on joining the SII Team, please contact Sam Newman - Talent Acquisition Manager.

We look forward to hearing from you

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