Military Messaging (MM) Solution Architect (TA)

Closing date for applications: 26/08/2022
Specialist role
Technical Architect
Summary of the work
Project Team (PT) lead during the design process, supporting system accreditation and delivery of MM into service.Independently review architecture documents and lead on the development of documentation. Identify boundary protection capabilities for MM and lead from the PT on integration.Completion of ADP Stage 3 and 4 documentation.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
3rd October 2022 - 31st January 2024
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence UKStratCom Defence Digital
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Civilian, Military and contractors within the MOD and wider Defence industry.
What the specialist will work on
Working with the Project Team (PT) and the MM Contractor to develop and finalise the system design.Liaise with the PT, MM Contractor and external stakeholders throughout the Delivery Phase (DP) until Initial Operating Capability (IOC) is achieved.Report to the Project Lead on progress and report risks and issues appropriately.Lead the identification of appropriate boundary protection products required for MM and liaise with the MM Contractor to ensure successful integration.Act as the MM PT lead during design reviews and work with the MM Contractor to develop system design documentation to enable system accreditation.
Address where the work will take place
MOD CorshamWestwells RoadCorshamSN13 9NR
Working arrangements
Hybrid working with the Ministry of Defence in Corsham as a base location, with potential of a minimum of two days home working. Some travel to other MOD sites as required. Locations can be provided at a higher classification.
Security clearance
DV Clearance required Must be in place and valid for the duration of the contract. The Authority will not sponsor any clearance.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Take responsibility for their work – 50% -Be comfortable standing up for their discipline – 50%
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 5% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of formal messaging systems and messaging formats including ACP127 and DOI-103
  • Experience of working on IT projects in the SECRET and TOP SECRET security domains, specifically in the demonstration and manufacture stages of the project lifecycle
  • Experience of producing, reviewing and liaising with Contractors to develop design documentation including high level and low level designs and system architecture documents
  • Knowledge of applicable standards and policies including but not limited to; JSP 604 and JSP 440
  • Experience of boundary protection capabilities, specifically experience in identifying suitable products and knowledge of the requirements for integrating boundary protection capabilities within a wider system
  • Stakeholder management skills (internal and external), experience of identifying and managing stakeholders and briefing stakeholders accordingly on project progress
  • Provide your DCPP reference: RAR-753549993/Cyber Risk Profile High. Complete the SAQ using the SAQ Form, return to demonstrate completion evidence in tender response by providing the SAQ reference

Closing date for applications: 26/08/2022

Military Messaging (MM) Solution Architect (TA)

Closing date for applications: 26/08/2022

Specialist role:

Technical Architect


South West England


Ministry of Defence UKStratCom Defence Digital

Maximum day rate:


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