Software Team Lead

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    Farnborough, Hampshire

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    Jack Williams

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    11 months ago

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Software Team Lead

Our client is looking for an experienced Software Lead to join our team of highly technical multi-disciplined and enthusiastic engineers and be responsible for defining and developing a complex multi-disciplined solution for an Acoustic Processing System. You will lead the software architecture & development activities.

These projects span a diverse range, from pure research through to product development and deployment. Recent projects include specification, development and delivery of; underwater signature measurement ranges, radar cross section measurement systems, high security classification networks and databases, specialist test systems and electronic warfare test systems.

We offer the opportunity to get involved an exciting and varied in-flight project and follow on roles to help create solutions, across the whole lifecycle from feasibility to acceptance with challenging and unique engineering projects. You'll join a team that takes career development seriously. We support and encourage members of our team through IPD to achieve at least Chartered status with the appropriate professional body, and ongoing CPD to maintain their professionalism.

Role Responsibilities and Challenges:

You will be skilled and experienced in leading a team of developers to deliver excellent software with a strong focus on delivery. To achieve this, you will own the software development within multi-disciplinary project teams and:

  • Manage the team's workload to deliver the work efficiently;
  • Ensure that you get the best from each of your team members;
  • Develop and refine architectures and designs to deliver effective solutions;
  • Intelligently apply engineering process (SCM, Change Control, QA…), and coding standards to deliver continuous improvement;
  • Work with the other teams to deliver the whole project in an effective manner;
  • Effectively communicate across the organisation to ensure buy-in for the project.
  • Document architecture and design with UML and SysML (MBA)

Education, Qualifications and Training

  • Degree in engineering, a pure science or allied subject is desirable.
  • Chartered professional is desirable.