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Software Project Lead

Henderson Scott
60000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Assistant Project Manager

Position Available: Software Project Lead

Location: Hertfordshire & Dynamic Working Hours

Salary: Up to GBP75,000 + Generous Bonus & Very Good Pension Package

Experience needed: Experience of leading software projects within a complex, high-technology engineering industry e.g. defence, aerospace, automotive, robotics, electronics, space, avionics and similar. You would also need some technical understanding of software development lifecycle and an understanding of UML and C, C++ and/or Ada languages

About the role

We are a leading defence company who are at the forefront of innovation in the industry and your work will have a direct impact on the safety and security of the UK & our allies. We are currently looking for a Software Project Lead to come in and lead the on time, on cost and on quality delivery of software for our key products.

You will take on the technical leadership of a small team of engineers, overseeing their daily tasks while fulfilling dual roles as a design authority and project manager. Your responsibilities will encompass collaborating with clients across diverse domains such as financial management, system design, electronics design, safety, security, and quality assurance.

The software, developed in Ada and Rhapsody, will require your support in architecting, designing, implementing, and testing missile subsystem software within the team.

What we need from you:

  • Proven ability to technically manage a team of software developers
  • Project management skills to ensure good planning, delivery and cost control of software
  • A good understanding of software and the software development lifecycle
  • Understanding of UML and C, C++ and/or Ada languages
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the company
  • The ability to elicit and understand requirements and available design solutions so that you can produce accurate and cost-effective estimates of work to be undertaken.

If you would like to know more details about the position or want to register your interest, hit apply below. We'd love to hear from you!

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