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Software Engineering Lead

Location: Farnborough Salary: Package
Sector: IT & Telecoms, Client Delivery, Defence, Nuclear, Engineering, Space, Life Sciences, Technology, Human Factors, Corporate & Professional Services Type: Permanent
Contact: Jeremy Farley Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Title: Software Engineering Lead

Location: Farnborough + Remote

Salary: £DOE + Package

Key Skills: Head of Software, Software Lead, Software Engineering Manager, Programming, Coding, C++, C#, Embedded, Design, Stakeholder, Leadership, Architecture, Design

An experienced Software Engineering Lead is required to play a key role in leading a large team (25+) in developing embedded real-time software for a complex product development programme. You will play a key part in all stages of the development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development and integration/test in this technical leadership role.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Software Engineering Lead?

  • Ensure the implementation of a rigorous software engineering approach, maintaining processes and procedures to ensure their fitness for purpose and introducing new where not already in place.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary systems/software team and closely with the project manager and other technical leads to ensure the solutions are wholly integrated.
  • Drive forward technical progress and quality, whilst identifying opportunities and controlling cost effectively.
  • Be responsible to Project Design Authority for all software related activities.
  • Be responsible for planning and structuring the work effectively, working with other technical leads to break down work into manageable packages and generate task definitions for the team.
  • Responsible for ensuring that an effective software development process is applied; requirements are captured, reviewed, refined and traceable to design, implementation and test artefacts.

What are we looking for in our next Software Engineering Lead?

  • Have proven experience in the leadership of software engineering teams/functions - 25+ headcount
  • Have proven experience of working in a rigorous systems/software engineering environment using formal design tools/methodologies
  • Have proven knowledge and experience of specification, design and implementation of complex real-time software solutions for high performance embedded systems.
  • Have experience of structuring and successfully leading large teams of systems/software engineers engaged in development of complex real-time systems.
  • Have proven ability to architect, design and implement software solutions involving implementation of complex algorithms, working closely with systems engineers to analyse/understand performance requirements.

My client is keen to get this position filled ASAP, so if you feel you have the skills and desire to provide passion and drive as the next Software Engineering Lead, this is the opportunity for you!

So, if you are interested in joining a well-established, renowned, globally recognised organisation working with experts in their field as the next Software Engineering Lead, hit that apply button now!


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