Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Responsible to: Head of Visualisation and Software Engineering
Working hours: 37.5h a week
Contract: Permanent, 3 month probation and 1 month notice
Holiday: 28 days per annum, plus statutory holidays
Equal Opportunities: The Satellite Applications Catapult strives to be an equal opportunities employer opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.
The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent technology and innovation company whose purpose is to promote, develop and facilitate the commercialisation and advancement of the satellite applications industry. The company is a not for profit Research Organisation, with a commercial trading subsidiary. The organisation embraces an open and innovative culture, encouraging an ethos of knowledge exchange and sector engagement, and has quickly become a world class centre of facilities and expertise.
We’re one of ten “Catapults” launched by the UK’s Technology Strategy Board. The aim for each of them is to become a world-leading innovation centre in its own specialist area.
To innovate for a better world, empowered by satellites.
To be a world-leading technology and innovation company, helping businesses of all sizes to realise the potential from space. By embracing a pioneering, agile, collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, we create valued partnerships to deliver game-changing results.
The Catapult fosters an open and collaborative culture that stimulates and develops staff and encourages collaboration and innovation. Our employee value proposition is strong. We have worked hard to create an environment which is dynamic, exciting, challenging, rewarding, flexible and, most importantly, fun.
The Solution Architect is a key member of the Visualisation and Software Engineer Team, responsible for designing, delivering complex digital solutions, supporting the development team as appropriate to ensure that projects are successfully delivered on time and within high quality The solution architect will also be directly engaged with customers and industry partners in solutions workshops, requirements gathering, user testing and related activities.
The team consists of seasoned data engineers, visualisation engineers and graphic design experts in the space sector. The role reports directly to the Head of the Visualisation and Software Engineering team. The role will require travel abroad.
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