Principal Eng - Design & Build
Winchester, Hampshire, GB
5d ago

Principal Eng - Design & Build

Who we are

Arqiva is at the heart of the broadcast and utilities sector in the UK and beyond.

Through our infrastructure we ensure media and data is taken from, and delivered to where it is most

valued, whether that’s from broadcasters to your TV screen or radio, or from your smart meter to the

utility company. Even if you haven’t heard of us before, the chances are you’re indirectly a customer

of ours and our infrastructure is part of your everyday life!

We have a rich heritage and an exciting future ahead of us, and there’s so much more to us that we

can’t wait to share with you.

What do you need to be the best version of you

We are working closely with our colleagues to help define our future ways of working in a postpandemic world, recognising that the last twelve months have opened up opportunities to explore new and different ways of working.

We’re excited to put our own personal experiences into long-term

sustainable changes that benefit our people and our customers.

Working flexibly can mean different things to different people, and we want everyone to get the very

best out of their experience working at Arqiva. The wellbeing of our colleagues is at the heart of

everything we do, therefore if you're looking for part-time, job-shares, flexible working patterns or the

opportunity to work from home - have a chat with us and we will do our best to make it work for


Role Overview : You will work with the delivery function to review and update critical artifacts such as high level and low level designs which are managed through our various design authorities.

You will also work on delivery of said designs making sure they are secure, reliable and flexible and meet Arqiva’s needs, now and in the future.

This role will focus on both on-premise and cloud platforms.

Salary / package : Up to 53,000 + 10% (Dependent upon experience)

Location : Flexible location, with travel to Arqiva sites as required.

Your key responsibilities will include :

  • Adopt the role of Lead Design Authority (LDA) to ensure the delivery of the end to end customer solution
  • Engage with key stakeholders to define customer requirements and ensure solutions are designed and planned to meet or exceed expectations
  • Drive the design and build activity, engaging with internal and external contributors to ensure the solution meets customer requirements
  • Analyse engineering problems related to equipment and systems or the causes of component failures and develop solutions to provide full resolution
  • Provide detailed, documented technical solutions and reports for distribution both internally and externally
  • dentify risks within the design and build through the design review process and take action to ensure appropriate mitigation / management
  • Develop and apply engineering standards and procedures and provide technical guidance to external and internal stakeholders
  • Translate customer concept designs into detailed design, build and test specifications that meet customers’ requirements, within the constraints of the total costs of ownership and operability
  • Drive innovation, both small and large, into and through the business; deploy and evidence with outcomes, a continuous improvement (CI) mind-set
  • Must haves :

  • Either (Bachelors in Engineering / HND or equivalent in Engineering) or relevant experience
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or equivalent, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Red Hat Certified (RHCSA or equivalent), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
  • Strong knowledge of IT information systems technical infrastructure that support an enterprise infrastructure. Demonstrable knowledge of system administration and software development and associated security.
  • Might haves

  • Extensive experience working with suppliers both developing new services / capabilities and driving 3rd parties to resolve and fix functionality issues and errors.
  • Strong experience designing solutions in the Cloud in particular utilising technologies across, SaaS, PaaS & IaaS
  • Strong experience designing solutions across hybrid services utilising both cloud and on-premise technologies.
  • Experience in setting the standards for processes and engineering practices related to area of expertise for platforms that support services.
  • Current or historical held SC Level Clearance (or ability to be able to achieve this clearance)
  • More than anything, we want to work with people who are passionate about what they do and believe

    in our vision. So, if you think you have most of the skills and / or experience we are looking for, then

    please do apply for the role - we want to hear from you!

    Inclusive Arqiva

    For us, building a working environment that is diverse, inclusive and engaged, is a positive for both

    our colleagues and our customers. This is why we have invested in our partnerships with initiatives

    and organisations such as Tommy's Pregnancy at Work, Inclusive Employers and WISE (Women in

    Science and Engineering).

    We also have active and thriving networks to support our colleagues like our Working Families

    network, Women at Arqiva and Diversity Ambassadors. Take a look at our LinkedIn Life page for

    more details - https : / / / company / arqiva / life

    We are working hard to ensure that we are making exciting opportunities accessible to all, and that

    every employee feels valued, heard and respected so that we can continue to build a high

    performance, high engagement culture.


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