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Senior ITS Systems Specialist

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Salary and Benefits Package
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

Our client is looking to recruit a senior ITS systems specialist for a permanent role within their expanding Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) team.

About the role

As a key member of the multidisciplinary ITS team, you will:

  • possess the necessary experience and skills to support the staged delivery of innovative, large-scale transport technology projects and their ongoing support and maintenance
  • support our client in the deployment of a new Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) with high levels of availability, performance and security
  • support the project lead and senior systems engineer in the day-to-day management and coordination of the project

Your duties will include:

  • Undertaking a client-side systems manager role for systems development and systems support and maintenance
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed knowledge of all systems used in the delivery of traffic control and information management services
  • Working in partnership with all providers responsible for developing and maintaining the systems
  • Developing and maintaining an understanding of operational third parties and ensuring user needs and usability remain a focus during system delivery
  • Reviewing system provider design, implementation and operational documentation
  • Reviewing functional and non-functional software and hardware specifications and architectures
  • Reviewing test documentation to ensure test scripts robustly test systems and system developments
  • Witnessing system testing
  • Supporting the integration of roadside equipment
  • Working with the client and system users to determine both user requirements
  • Working with the client and system users to determine the technical requirements for changes to the systems and managing the change process through to operational implementation
  • Supporting the client in the delivery of system enhancements designed to ensure it remains state-of-the-art and future-proofed

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in computer science, engineering or a related subject (Level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent)
  • Minimum of seven years relevant experience
  • Strong drive to ensure the delivery of high-quality systems and a high standard of system support and maintenance
  • A keen interest in supporting the delivery of innovative system developments
  • The ability to work independently and/or as part of a team
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible, motivated and innovative
  • A strong work ethic and desire to learn and develop
  • Fluent/highly proficient in spoken and written English

Desirable Requirements

  • SFIA training records within the range of Level 3 to Level 4
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle and the ITIL life cycle and associated standards
  • Knowledge of security management and the application of BS ISO/IEC 27001 and 27002
  • Previous experience of working within an ITS environment