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Engineering Project Lead

Engineering Project Lead

Job Title: Engineering Project Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Reference: 893656_1503676690
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email: neil@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 25, 2017 16:58

Job Description

Engineering Project Lead

Your experience of working as a lead engineer and knowledge of systems engineering and the V-model, could make an instant impact with my client; a market leader in the provision of secure communications, information assurance and ISTAR systems to defence customers worldwide.

The successful candidate will need Systems experience working on embedded real time systems and to lead a team of 6 to 12 engineers to ensure that projects are delivered to cost and schedule. The job will involve;
*Support the Program Management team in the planning and scheduling of their project.
*Identify resource needs in good time for their introduction to the project.
*Ensure that engineering artefacts for their project are delivered to budget and schedule whilst assuring their quality.
*Quickly and clearly raise resource concerns or any other impediments to project success; propose and manage solutions to those.
*Articulate and quantify technical risks on the project.
*Provide the Engineering interface for their project to Production and Supply Chain.
*Responsible for the engineering budget on the project, monitoring and forecasting costs to completion and implementing solutions to remedy overspend or schedule slip.
*Coordinate all engineering resources on the project; perform day to day tasking.
*Provide input and metrics required for business and customer reporting.
*Ensure that all engineering work carried out on the project is preauthorised; has some interactions with customers, suppliers or subcontractors.
*Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

To be suitable for the Engineering Project Lead role, you will need a relevant degree or equivalent, along with significant prior experience of the development of embedded real-time systems. You will have knowledge of the V-model engineering lifecycle and experience as a lead engineer of one of more engineering disciplines such as: Systems, Software, Firmware and Hardware with the appropriate level of detailed technical knowledge. An understanding of agile development and the role of Scrum Master is also needed.


oEngineering Project Lead
oUp to £350 a day


Engineering Lead, Project, Systems, V model, military, defence, Communications, Software, Firmware, Hardware, Manager, Leadership, Embedded, Real-time, Agile, Scrum.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a contract position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.