Technical System Development Team Leader (SIL/ EN50128)

Recruiter
MPI Limited
Location
Dudley
Posted
04 Jul 2018
Closes
15 Jul 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As an experienced Development Team Leader, whilst being highly technical
and hands-on capable, you will lead development projects for SIL rated
systems. We are ideally looking for someone with EN50128 Experience but
this is not essential.
Managing the successful delivery of projects will require you to plan,
coordinate and lead activities across the full delivery lifecycle. This
will include working closely with the department’s Project Managers,
coordinating business analysts, architects and developers, as well as
liaising with key project stakeholders as required.
To apply for this role, in addition to having a proven management
background you must also have proven technical capability and a track
record in software development combined with experience in the leadership
of software development teams and delivery of projects within a software
development environment.
Candidate Profile
* Experience in formal personal development planning and individual,
team and process performance
management
* Proven experience in leading and managing the delivery of
system/software development projects in a structured environment
* Experience in a variety of software development approaches and
methodologies including Agile and Waterfall
* Experience in both architecture and implementation-level software
design
* Experience in requirements capture, analysis techniques and process
improvement approaches
* Experience in the development of SIL rated software desirable
* Able to influence and drive projects to meet key milestones and
overcome challenges
Key Responsibilities
* Line management and personal development of a team of highly skilled
developers
* Managing the delivery of multiple complex simultaneous system
development projects from design through to release
* Capable of understanding and contributing to the technical solution
from design through to code level
* Working closely with Development Project Managers and Business
Analysts to produce accurate delivery estimates and manage the
transition from analysis through to design and delivery
* Provide regular and effective progress updates to and work closely
with Development Project Managers to ensure the management of any
delivery risks or issues
* Define delivery phases of the project including activities,
sub-activities, and milestones ensuring these are documented and used
as the basis for the project event log, issues and risk log and any
subsequent reporting
* Ensure awareness, involvement and support from the key stakeholders
and participants by building strong project teams and maintaining
robust communication on the project status throughout its life cycle
* Take responsibility for ensuring that risks and issues are identified
and managed closely and drive all
stakeholders to deliver on time and to the required quality standards
* Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and
coordination across operations as part of the seamless implementation
of existing and new systems
* Contributing to post implementation reviews helping to demonstrate
success or otherwise of projects
Supporting project resource scheduling and department capacity
planning
* Contribution to the definition of departmental and systems strategies
and progression of any allocated
objectives
* Ownership, development and management of allocated departmental
processes
* Work on a wide range of projects involving the implementation of new
and existing systems, solutions and processes

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