Software Lead Engineer

Software Lead Engineer

Job Title: Software Lead Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Middlesex, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895122_1553186634
Contact Name: Kevin Raymond
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2019 16:43

Job Description

Software Lead Engineer

Our client is a UK based electronics solutions provider operating in both the defence and aerospace sectors. They provide secure communications systems and intelligence gathering technologies.

They are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to provide technical leadership of up to 20 engineers within information insurance. You will work on projects with values up to several £m.

Key Responsibilities

Develop, mentor and lead a team of professional software engineers across embedded RTOS, Windows and Linux platforms in order to provide a capable and multi-skilled team.

*Provide technical direction and exert technical influence across multiple projects, such that the optimal approach, architecture, design, and toolchain are selected.
*Responsible for the design, development and delivery of software for multiple projects to ensure the delivery of high quality software.
*Work closely with the system and software architects to ensure consistency, design for modularity and re-use, and technical excellence.
*Ensure that all work within the software team is of sufficient quality and is carried out according to process, and that the software development and configuration control plans are adhered to.
*Generate and review technical proposals, and provide estimates for the associated effort, costs and risks, for bids and proposals, leading to contract awards.
*Work closely with project management and engineering project leads to create proposals that drive down project costs and increase margin.
*Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

Essential Skills

*Significant experience of at least one of the following; embedded product development (including RTOSes), Windows and Linux application and driver development.
*Previous experience of line management, resource management and implementing process improvements.
*Advanced knowledge of software engineering practices, methodologies, processes, techniques and technology trends.
*Experience of DOORS, UML and SysML would be advantageous.

Location: Middlesex, Greenford, Northolt, Uxbridge, London
Salary - Dependent on Skills
Key Skills - Manager, embedded, real time, windows, Linux, Doors,UML, Team Leader, Software
This is a Permanent Role

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.

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