Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. We’re the people behind the scenes who make connections happen. We help millions of voices to reach billions of eyes and ears through TV, radio and mobile. And we work with everyone from utility companies to independent radio groups and major broadcasters, such as the BBC, ITV and BskyB. Every day our infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile and machine-to-machine data services. Our advanced networks support the huge growth of connected devices and the ever-increasing demand for data from smartphones to tablets through to connected TVs and smart meters.
We are the solution design team (“Pre-Sales”) within Arqiva’s Media Networks and Satellite Datacoms businesses, taking customer requirements and creating winning solutions. We help our customers and sales teams achieve their goals, collaborating with our colleagues, suppliers, and industry
We are looking for an inquisitive individual to work in our team; Satellite Data Communications (“SDC”) is an exciting area of growth for Arqiva and our work helps to ensure that the UK has the infrastructure to provide connectivity to even the most remote areas of the UK, including those working off-shore on oil rigs. The role involves working closely with our SDC Sales team to capture customer requirements and design and cost technical solutions to meet the client requirements and strategic objectives. This is a really good opportunity for someone with a keen interest in balancing a technical understanding of the satellite industry with a focus on building relationships with Arqiva’ s client base. SDC is a growth industry, driven by business and personal demand for more applications, greater mobility, and higher throughput.
Become an expert in the satellite data coms industry, technology, and future trends
Learn about and develop professional working relationships with Arqiva’s customer base (both current and future target customers)
Play an active role in customer meetings (either in person or via conference calls) and collaborate with our sales team.
Create and propose designs to meet customer requirements with support and guidance from the wider Pre-Sales team
The location for this role would be at our Crawley Court campus, just outside Winchester with a couple of days a week spent at our Chalfont office (located 12 miles from Watford). Some travel is required within this role therefore the successful candidate should hold a full driving licence or be ‘test ready’ for the contract start date.
What we are looking for
Minimum 2:2 degree in Telecommunications, Electronic Engineering, Network Engineering, Broadcasting, Communications Engineering or similar.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms
A genuine interest in technology
A keen interest satellite communications and telecommunications would be an advantage
A self-starter looking to learn, develop and grow in the role.
Experience of solving complex problems from an academic or work setting
Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.
All applications must be made online.
Our application process follows 3 stages;
Online application form
Approximately 30 minutes with competency-based questions focused on Arqiva values and the role requirements
These will take place April – May 2020 at our Crawley Court campus just outside Winchester and comprising an interview, group exercise, presentation, a tour of our offices and a chance to meet our team.
This role will close on Sunday 26th April at 11:59pm.
Please ensure you apply in enough time before the deadline as applications will be screened on an ongoing basis.
Should you have any queries regarding this role, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 7654 7255.
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