Software Lead

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    Greenford, Middlesex

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    John Anakwenze

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    2 months ago

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Great Permanent position open for a Software Lead to work for a reputable Global Electronics Manufacturing company based in Greenford, London. Very competitive salary on offer as well as benefits

Role Purpose:

Provides technical leadership and line & resource management of a software engineering team of 5-20 engineers, within the Information Assurance Business Unit, delivering multiple concurrent research, development and production programmes

Key experience:

  • Significant experience of at least one of the following; embedded product development (including RTOSes), Windows and Linux application and driver development.
  • Previous experience of line management, resource management and implementing process improvements.
  • Advanced knowledge of software engineering practices, methodologies, processes, techniques and technology trends.
  • Experience of DOORS, UML and SysML would be advantageous.


  • Develop, mentor and lead a team of professional software engineers across embedded RTOS, Windows and Linux platforms in order to provide a capable and multi-skilled team.
  • Provide technical direction and exert technical influence across multiple projects, such that the optimal approach, architecture, design, and toolchain are selected.
  • Responsible for the design, development and delivery of software for multiple projects to ensure the delivery of high quality software.
  • Work closely with the system and software architects to ensure consistency, design for modularity and re-use, and technical excellence.
  • Ensure that all work within the software team is of sufficient quality and is carried out according to process, and that the software development and configuration control plans are adhered to.
  • Generate and review technical proposals, and provide estimates for the associated effort, costs and risks, for bids and proposals, leading to contract awards.

Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.