Software Engineering Manager

Encore Personnel Ltd Perm Solution West
£70k pa + Benefits
04 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Software Engineering Manager

Location: Coventry

Salary: Up to £75K

Keywords relating to this position include; Software, DO-178, Aerospace, Project, Prince 2, Embedded, UK, Europe, Manager, Team

A global engineering group specialising in electronic and electro-mechanical components for aerospace, defence and energy markets are now seeking a group level Software Engineering Manager to join their Midlands based head office.

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Software Engineering, you will have the enviable task of creating a centralised embedded software solution and team, to support all of the different businesses within this global organisation. Currently, the company employs over 50 software engineers across Europe, who will all report into you, supplying bespoke embedded software to their technical products including but not limited to, sensing systems, flight displays, black box, braking systems. Your task will be to source an 'off the shelf' solution to provide the required systems that can be tailored to each product. Within the UK you will be reponsible for 8 Software Engineers who currently operate across two sites, so you will spend at least one night a week away from home due to the distance.

The successful candidate will be degree educated in an engineering or science discipline or related field. Experience in project and people management, ideally with a project management certification is also ideal, as is DO-178 experience relating to software development. You will have an understanding of product development lifecycle and associated requirements, delivery performance, cost and schedule with a knowledge of aircraft systems and the operational environment in which aircraft operate.

This is one of those opportunities that comes along once in a lifetime, where you are being offered the chance to become the group wide specialist of a huge, global organisation. The task of creating a centralised team to support the various sites within the UK and Europe, all manufacturing different products and components supplied to OEM's and First Tier Suppliers.

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position and the idea of creating a one-stop solution to multiple sites excites you, then please apply to this advert addressing your application to Neil Edwards

Ideal living locations for this role include; Coventry, Rugby, Birmingham, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Redditch, Nuneaton, Hinckley, Solihull, Tamworth

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500.

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