Senior Training Solutions Architect - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Title: Senior Training Solutions Architect
Req ID: 126974BR
Location(s): Flexible – Home/London based (with regular travel to Harlow)

Summary of Role:

Raytheon has significant relevant experience in delivering global learning and training services to industry and defence customers. Raytheon UK is now establishing a defence training business in the UK with UK personnel. This role is high profile within Raytheon UK and will require an individual with acknowledged training credibility with Royal Navy and British Army customers and industry community.

The Raytheon UK, Senior Training Solutions Architect role will focus on the redesign of existing defence individual and collect training architecture solutions and the development of new training solution architectures, for future defence training opportunities. The role will primarily focus on, but not be limited to, defence training opportunities within the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.

The Senior Training Solutions Architect will play a key role in collaboratively working with other members of Raytheon UK, Raytheon Professional Services and Global Training Solutions to develop efficient and effective defence training architecture solutions. The role will report to the Raytheon UK Senior Training Services Manager and be responsible for the development and delivery of defence training solutions architecture design and appropriate documentation to support discussions with potential customers, the development of bid solutions and the design of defence training solutions.

Main Duties:
• Conduct the redesign of existing defence training operations architecture and the new design of enterprise level training architectural solutions for defence training opportunities.
• Assess the enterprise training requirements presented by existing and potential customers, then develop training solution architectures that are compliant, appropriate and conform to the identified budget.
• Develop training solution architectures that integrate the technical, commercial and financial solution ensuring that the submission is compliant and competitive.
• Establish relationships with Raytheon training communities and manage defence training architecture activities in accordance with the Company’s corporate governance policies, processes and procedures.
• Articulate proposed training solution architectures in documents that enable other Raytheon teams to identify and propose existing processes, systems and equipment that may be appropriate to form part of the architectural solution.
• Perform cost-benefit analyses of processes, systems and equipment solutions to determine how the customer’s requirements are best met through an optimised and effective systems approach to training.
• Ensure training system solution architectures meet customer requirements and are compatible with existing customer systems.
• Solving complex training architecture problems in a collaborative manner.

Candidate Requirements:


• The Lead Defence Solutions Architect must be able to provide technical guidance on all matters relating to the development and deployment of Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) compliant defence training solutions architecture.
• Significant knowledge of UK Defence individual and collective training, including recent experience working with military training customers and the MOD.
• Substantial technical expertise in the application of the Training and Financial Management Information System (TAFMIS) and Defence Learning Environment (DLE) government furnished systems.
• A demonstrable record of developing existing large-scale training solutions and identifying where activities and systems can be optimised to improve operational efficiency and training effectiveness.
• They will ideally be known by and have credibility with Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force customers, industry counterparts and must also be willing and able to operate at all levels within Raytheon.
• Proven ability to identify training solution architecture, business and corporate risks.
• Have the ability to work with training solution analysts, project managers and other disciplines, to ensure the successful implementation of solution architectures.
• Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant industry experience.


• Uses long term innovative thinking to identify and develop new approaches to training solution analysis and modelling.
• Must have strong people and influencing skills that can be applied at all levels in Raytheon, with the customer and collaborators, and industry partners.
• Has an extensive and established network within defence training and education.
• Capable of working within a structured programme and project management process environment.
• Applies flexibility, imagination, innovation and creative problem solving, taking novel ideas and approaches and putting them into practice
• Ability to write cogently and succinctly necessary to articulate clearly training solutions as part of effective bids