Software Engineering Manager - Defence Tech

Informatiq Consulting
Barrow in Furness
12 Jul 2018
21 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity to work with a world leading company on the development of military based, safety critical software. As the Software Engineering Manager you'll be steering the project governance, design specifications and implementations of complex software with a focus on submarine combat technology.

Main responsibilities of the Software Engineering Manager

  • Providing specialist knowledge to Technical Authorities on software design specifications, development methods, safety justification and software configuration management
  • Overseeing and facilitating technical integrity throughout the software requirements lifecycle by liaising with software suppliers and systems suppliers to maintain assurance of design intent - compiling evidence in support of software certification, qualification and safety justification activities
  • Supporting the combat system subsystem TAs on verification activities through inspection and conducting audits on software outputs, harnessing experience of writing software to foresee technical challenges through life and proposing best approach
  • Overseeing software development and systems trials, ensuring that systems meet the requirements and are released to the highest standards

Key Skills required for the Software Engineering Manager

  • Degree level qualified in a STEM discipline or equivalent experience
  • Detailed knowledge of mission critical software development processes
  • A knowledge of the following standards would be ideal - Def Stan 0056 or IEC61508 or knowledge of current MoD software standards
  • A technical background in Software Development through the full life cycle

In return, this role will enable you to steer the direction of software specification, design and implementation and associated technical integrity of the outputs, in a software-intensive, interesting and exciting business area. Apply now for immediate consideration.
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