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Defence Technology Lead

Bristol, UK Req #384
25 April 2023

Headquartered in London, CACI Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of CACI International Inc., a publicly listed company on the NYSE with annual revenue in excess of US $6.2bn and employing approx. 22,000 people worldwide.

CACI Ltd is an international data and technology consultancy with £154m turnover and 1100 employees. We are passionate, progressive and unafraid of challenge; our mission is to use technology and data-driven insight to make a commercial difference.

We provide expert advice and hands-on system management to help our national and global clients get the most from technology and data. We use innovation wisely to deliver well thought-out digital solutions and software. 

CACI's Marketing Solutions Division provides data, software and consulting services to improve our clients’ sales and marketing programmes.

We help clients find, retain and grow profitable customers through our understanding of consumer characteristics and behaviour. And we help commercial property developers and retailers plan retail provision in the UK and overseas.

About us:


We are the Information Intelligence Group (IIG) of CACI UK, providing bespoke technical solutions to solve a range of customer problems. Our success relies on the ground-breaking thought leadership of our staff, be they engineers, architects or delivery managers. We work with the newest technologies, in a highly dynamic working environment that challenges and nurtures great talent.


Role Location:


At CACI IIG we have a hybrid working model where you have autonomy to choose how you work, from one of our 6 UK Offices or from home. This role will require some travel to meet customers (primarily South West) and regular trips to our Bristol Office.


The Role:


As part of our continued growth, we’re looking for a Technology Lead to join our Defence business. The Defence area forms one of our four Business Streams within IIG (Information Intelligence Group). Reporting into the Defence Stream Director, you will be responsible for understanding the customer’s mission and their technical challenges within the Defence customer base.



Working closely with the Defence Management Team, you will take ownership for the creation & delivery of the technical strategy for our Defence business area, specifically contributing to the technical direction. Through working closely with your counterparts within customers, we would expect you to grow the IIG influence and generally broaden the IIG footprint within Defence. Responsibilities will include:



  • Creation of a Defence specific Technical Strategy(including developing capability portfolio) which forms part of the Defence Stream Strategy.
  • Building senior stakeholder relationships – in MOD and selected partner organisations, acting as a strategic and trusted technical partner.
  • Support the continued Account growth through overall technical leadership across all projects and ensuring high quality of delivery.
  • Horizon scanning the MOD and UK defence future technology landscape and formulating training, research, and development strategies alongside the Technical Leadership team.
  • Developing partnerships with external Defence Primes in line with account goals and managing these partnerships to the benefit of CACI, the partner and customer.
  • Working closely with the Stream Management Team to take an analytical approach with customers to determine the best technical solution to meet their objectives.
  • Working closely with the Technical Leadership Team to develop propositions to take to market, in line with our offerings, that reflect a deep understanding of the domain and client.



The Fit:



The successful candidate will have a wealth of experience working with Defence organisations (specifically MoD), ideally with Knowledge of the Defence Digital and StratComm customer landscape. In addition, you will have


  • A passion for emerging technologies (e.g. AI/ML, quantum computing) and delivery best-practice (e.g. Agile).
  • Business winning mindset demonstrated through supporting Defence Stream in engaging with prospective customers and leading the overall technical pre-sales bid activities.
  • Experience leading the implementation & deployment of complex software solutions including architecture, design, development and testing.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of technologies, specialising in the use of open-source libraries and components.
  • An ability to develop and maintaining long-term relationships with key technical stakeholders, ensuring client goals are met and company commercial objectives are achieved.
  • Capability to lead the technical solution content of bids.



Culture & Benefits:


We take great pride in taking care of our talent, providing a highly dynamic, inclusive and team-led environment where everyone can thrive. We value every member of our business, and strive to be a place you’re excited to work. Our market-leading package of benefits reflects this.


WELLBEING - Free 24/7 counselling helpline and employee assistance programme

WORK YOUR BEST - City-centre offices across the UK, combined with flexitime and at home working

LEARN & GROW - Assigned Career Coach to holistically guide development

SOCIAL - Get-togethers throughout the year, from ad hoc socials to the Summer Party in London and annual awaydays



Due to the industries we work in, we require all our team to be able to obtain security clearance. To qualify for this, you must be a British passport holder and have lived permanently in the UK for the last 5 years.

An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to draw on expertise and unique experiences and bring out the best in each other.  We believe that by embracing diverse experiences and backgrounds, we can collaborate to create better outcomes for our people, our customers and our society.

Other details

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  • Bristol, UK