Software Project Leader - Bristol

Project Management
Ref: 7065 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 May 2024
Software Project Leader
Location:                 Bristol
Salary:                     £55,000 to £65,000 – Dependant on experience
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Software Project Leader Engineer.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Software Project Leader
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a team that is starting an exciting phase of transforming the way we develop and deliver software, putting our engineers at the heart of this transformation whilst developing software that facilitates testing across the whole of the UK product portfolio.
We are keen to expand our team with the right people that complement and enrich our culture while empowering our exciting transformation initiative. We are keen to learn from new people and passionate about building high performing teams. We therefore invite self-motivated, passionate, adaptable and proficient software engineers to apply for this role.
The Software Project Leader Role
This is a very hands-on project management role, supporting the continued design and development for future Launch Management Systems and in-flight Data link units!
We are looking for someone adaptable and creative! Software project management is the largest part of the role, but it also requires a strong technical understanding. The work will involve, planning and bid estimating, allocating work, tracking progress, and resolving issues, including competing demands, sensitive situations and conflicts.
This role includes involvement in all aspects of the development, integration, delivery into service and service support aspects. You will be acting as a role model to both the team and the wider organisation by pro-actively leading innovative approaches to deliver whilst ensuring our strong commitment to safe, high-quality code is maintained.
This role is highly dependent on stakeholder management; so being sensitive and collaborative to a diverse set of stakeholders will be vital.  The software developed will be used across multiple products at several sites.
Software Project Leader experience required:
  • Proven experience in software project management
  • You will possess a strong background in software, its realisation and system-wide impact.
  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills
  • Awareness and application of Software Quality standards such as DefStan 00-55 or DO-178C and restricted coding standards such as MISRA C++ would be beneficial. As would a background in safety-critical or high-reliability software development gained from experience in rail, medical, aerospace or similar.
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment
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