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Software Project Lead

Employer
MBDA
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Salary: up to £60,000 (doe)

Benefits: *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

Software Project Lead - Bristol

We are interested in hiring a Software Project Lead who would love to join us in Bristol as part of a dynamic team to develop and deliver innovative solutions by exploiting a wide portfolio of software technologies.

We are committed to developing careers and skills by supporting our engineers' personal development whilst ensuring that a healthy work/life balance is maintained!

What will you need to do
  • Manage customers both internally in Software Engineering (SE) UK and across the wider project, including the Software Requirements Authority and the Head of Weapon System Sub-System.
  • Be responsible for managing allocated project budgets and ensuring they are used efficiently
  • Maintain and communicate the current project schedule, coordinating with the team to meet delivery milestones
  • Work with members of the Group to identify potential improvement opportunities and support their implementation.
  • Act as Software Design Authority by ensuring quality standards are met, leading the formal software release process and continuously looking for ways to increase quality, safety and security.
  • Collaborate with partners to guide future product line roadmaps
  • Control and prioritise project backlogs
  • Support the creation of project and release documentation

What we're looking for

While the experience listed below will be helpful, if you do not have some of them don't let that stop you from applying!
  • A leader who can support and draw the best from their team
  • Effective communication, persuasion and conflict resolutions skills
  • An organised yet adaptable attitude with a love of problem solving
  • Experience of Agile practices such as scrum
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle
  • An open minded yet realistic approach to change and improvement

Knowledge of the following are considered a bonus but are not required.
  • C++ / C#
  • HMI / UI design
  • Mission Planning software
  • Windows / Linux OS lockdown
  • Automated Testing
  • Lean Six Sigma

What's in it for you
  • You will get to join a passionate, innovative and friendly team who are always looking to improve both themselves and the software they create.
  • Both the team and the department as a whole have a strong focus on career development. You will be supported and guided in choosing, and progressing, your chosen career path.
  • Opportunities to get involved in improvement initiates including become a Lean Six Sigma Yellowbelt or Greenbelt

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
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