IT Applications Lead

  • Job Reference: 78445
  • Date Posted: 18 February 2021
  • Employer: BAE Systems
  • Website: https://www.baesystems.com/en/home
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

IT Application Lead

Would you like to play a key role in defining the strategic road maps of BAE Systems Air Business Intelligence & Analytics Competency Centre (BIACC) as well as developing long lasting customer solutions? We currently have a vacancy for an IT Applications Lead at our site in Warton.

As an IT Applications Lead in the Business Intelligence & Analytics Competency Centre (BIACC), you will have ownership for one or more applications used within the Air Sector to deliver Business Intelligence, Analytics and Data Services. You will work with Business Partners to understand their goals and requirements and will help define application features and strategic roadmaps to meet those needs. You will also help build a strong engineering team to define the roadmap, delivering to quality focused development standards.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your career within a fast-growing technical domain and to work with innovative technology alongside those developing the next generation aircraft. A great many training opportunities are available to support you in your self-development within a culture that embraces diversity.

Your main responsibilities as an IT Applications Lead will involve:

Working with the Business areas to understand and define requirements.

Keep abreast of, and plan for Technology Changes to your Solution Landscape and Technology Standard Methodologies

Assist in the development of Systems and Services.

Assist in the continuous improvement of quality, scalable and resilient solutions

Responsible for the configuration, installation and maintaining, Applications, Hardware and Services in support of the (BIACC) including patching

Build and own solutions roadmaps, and design and deliver high quality. Scalable and resilient business solutions.

Work with a dedicated team to drive performance

Helping Train members of the engineering teams when required.

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Extensive understanding of business processes and their relationship to technology.

Demonstrate understanding of development and agile methodologies

Knowledge of one or more database Technologies (e.g. Teradata, Oracle, Hadoop)

Experience with Business Analytic Tools (e.g. Tableau)

Proficient in writing advanced SQLs, experience with data science and machine learning tools and technologies.

Successful Track Record of managing solutions from requirement analysis, to feature definition to deployment and throughout its usable lifecycle

Familiarity with the ITIL Framework

Strong Written and Verbal, and presentation skills

Desirable:

Experience in any of the following:

Tableau Server Admin (2019 or greater)

Topology understanding

Tableau Developments

IBM Cognos Analytics, Planning Analytics [Workspace and Excel]

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills to work effectively with a influence stakeholders at all levels within the BAE Systems Business. Excellent problem-solving skills will also be key to success within this role.

Location: Warton

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.