Software Project Leader - Stevenage

Project Management
Ref: 7231 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 Jul 2024
Software Project Leader
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                     £55,000 to £75,000 – 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, who have an exciting opportunity for a Software Project Leader where you will play a crucial role in delivering our world-class Land and Maritime Environment Simulators and systems.
Typically for this role, you can expect to be on-site 3 – 4 days per week.
The Software Project Leader role
As part of the Simulation Software UK team, you will collaborate with colleagues across the business and other areas of Software Engineering to ensure a robust and timely test capability. You will be involved in the development and support of software packages that enhance the conformance and quality of our advanced product range.
Working in a dynamic and agile team, you will specialise in all aspects of test solution design, including software, hardware, simulation, and real-time systems. This role offers exceptional learning opportunities, allowing you to gain a comprehensive understanding of our entire product portfolio while embracing the latest DevOps and innovative technologies.
  • Act as the Software Design Authority, ensuring quality standards and processes are met while providing technical guidance and mentorship to the team.
  • Lead, empower, and draw the best from a team of individuals who consistently demonstrate strong work ethics and a growth mindset.
  • Collaborate with members of the Group to identify improvement opportunities and support their successful implementation.
  • Keep track of and communicate the project timeline, collaborating with the team to achieve important deadlines and prioritise tasks when necessary.
  • Generate monthly team workload forecasts.
  • Liaise directly with internal and external customers to ensure effective communication and alignment of objectives.
  • Have an awareness of allocated project budgets and ensure efficient utilisation of resources.
  • Support the creation of project and release documentation.
Software Project Leader experience required:
  • Proven experience as a technical software project lead.
  • Ability to build impactful teams and establish strong working relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence and resolve conflicts.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to adapt to changing situations, with a passion for problem-solving.
  • Comfortable with change and a strong advocate for continuous improvement within a modern software development team.
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.
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.
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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