DARTeC Digital Systems Manager

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Cranfield, United Kingdom
£43,351 to £48,323 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £60,403 per annum
30 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Permanent
Salary £43,351 to £48,323 per annum with additional performance related pay up to £60,403 per annum
Apply by 25/10/2020

Role Description

Cranfield is an exclusively postgraduate university that is a global leader for education and transformational research in technology and management. 

The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) is a leading provider of postgraduate level engineering education, research and technology support to individuals and organisations. At the forefront of aerospace, manufacturing and transport systems technology and management for over 70 years, we deliver multi-disciplinary solutions to the complex challenges facing industry.

The Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) due to open in 2020 is a £67 million investment with the aim to unlock the potential of digital aviation creating a ‘research ecosystem’ underpinned by our global research airport.

The Digital Systems Manager will ensure of the DARTeC Collaborative Data Storage and Analytics Systems are developed, managed, operated and supported efficiently to deliver a high quality, highly available service working with all Cranfield internal stakeholders including academic teams and the university’s Professional Support Units. The role will require working closely with industry co-investors at DARTeC Board level to ensure that the DARTeC digital resources are strategically fully aligned with their research needs and able to support current and future collaborative research programmes with Cranfield academic staff.


In this role, you will also be responsible for ensuring the security of all commercially sensitive data that is held and will require a detailed knowledge (with the ability to apply) of all appropriate internal and external standards and industry practices relating to data management.


You will have a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related subject (or hold equivalent experience). Candidates applying for the post will be able to demonstrate experience of supporting projects and processes including time, incident and change management. Demonstrable experience is also required of designing, managing and maintaining bespoke integrated systems that include; real-time operational and corporate IT systems, sensors, data storage and data analytics.

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Adrian Cole, Programme Manager - Digital Aviation Research & Technology Centre Launch, on (T); +44 (0)1234 758299 or (E);

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