Engineering Project Lead

Location: Greenford, Middlesex Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Ben Abbott

Engineering Project Lead (Contract)
Rate £300-£350 Per Day

Engineering Project Lead needed for a leading defence & aerospace organisation based in Greenford. My client is looking to employ an experienced Systems Lead with an in-depth knowledge of embedded real-time systems and experience as a lead engineer in either of the following disciplines, systems, software, hardware or firmware. You will lead a team of 6 to 12 engineers within a multi-disciplined engineering department of over 80 engineers.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

Some of the main duties of the Engineering Project Lead will include:

* Provision of engineering leadership to ensure that projects are delivered to cost and schedule.
* Support the Program Management team in the planning and scheduling of their project.
* Ensure that engineering artefacts for their project are delivered to budget and schedule whilst assuring their quality.
* Quickly and clearly raise resource concerns or any other impediments to project success; propose and manage solutions to those.
* Articulate and quantify technical risks on the project.
* Provide the Engineering interface for their project to Production and Supply Chain. Ensure that a holistic "product level" approach is taken to development to support the needs of multidisciplinary requirements such as DFM, UPC, product safety and production test.
* Responsible for the engineering budget on the project, monitoring and forecasting costs to completion and implementing solutions to remedy overspend or schedule slip.
* Provide input and metrics required for business and customer reporting.
* Ensure that all engineering work carried out on the project is preauthorised; has some interactions with customers, suppliers or subcontractors.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

In order to be the successful Engineering Project Lead and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* Extensive experience of the development of embedded real-time systems
* Experience of the V-model engineering lifecycle
* Experience as a lead engineer of one of more engineering disciplines such as: Systems, Software, Firmware and Hardware with the appropriate level of detailed technical knowledge.
* Understanding of agile development and the role of Scrum Master.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Engineering Project Lead to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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