Software Project Lead - Aerospace/Defence Test Engineering

Cubiq Recruitment Ltd
£55k - £65k pa + 20% Bonus & Benefits
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Project Lead - Aerospace Engineering Software Project Lead Up to £65,000 Stevenage Permanent A unique opportunity has become available with one of our most reputable defence clients, who are currently seeking and experienced Software Project Lead to join their Test Systems team at their Stevenage site. The Test Systems team is responsible for supplying a range of test solutions, from overall Missile tests to Board tests, in addition to Simulation and Field Support equipment. This exciting opening is an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop both technical and leadership skills across a range of products. Day-to-day responsibilities for the successful candidate will be centred on development and delivery of software for test equipment systems, and leading a team of professional engineers who are specialists in test equipment software. The role will also include working closely with the Group Lead and the software architect to ensure consistency and technical excellence, in addition to working closely with the Test Equipment Design Authority to ensure clear and concise requirements are in place to allow optimal design solutions to be delivered. Due to the high-performance expectations of our client, it is critical that applicants can demonstrate: - Experience of software team leadership, with a track-record of making key decisions for software development, - A good understanding of the software development process in order to provide effective management oversight - A strong ability to manage a team of typically 7 software developers - Effective communication skills with people at all levels in the company across a range of mediums - Have an ability to influence product test strategy - Understanding of standard communications and test equipment interfaces Our client is currently considered one of the most exciting and innovative companies to work for, offering competitive salaries, flexible working, an emphasis on employee development and progression, and impressive bonus schemes in addition to many other outstanding benefits. ** IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST FULFIL THE REQUIREMENTS TO GAIN UK SC SECURITY CLEARANCE ** Due to our client's standout reputation, individuals who fill the requirement for the role are recommended to affirm their interest immediately by applying via the link provided. This role may also be suitable for job seekers with job titles such as: embedded software engineer, software engineer, software consultant, embedded software consultant, software programmer.
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