Software Technical Lead - Stevenage

Technical Engineering
Ref: 7272 Date Posted: Wednesday 03 Jul 2024
Software Technical Lead
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary:                      Up 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, engineering organisation, who are looking for a Software Technical Lead who will work within Test Software, collaborating across Electronic Engineering, a Test Centre of Excellence and Software Engineering to deliver a UK- wide test capability.
The Software Technical Lead role
Our mission as a function is to facilitate robust and timely test of missile systems and ensure the business continues to provide a decisive military capability for our home nations and their allies.
Spanning a diverse portfolio of work packages, Test Software UK directly influences the company’s product certification, manufacturing output and support activities. Specifically, Test Software UK are responsible for developing and supporting software packages that utilise Test Equipment hardware to configure, verify and validate the conformance and quality of our product range from development, through production and into field test scenarios. 
It is a multi-disciplined, dynamic, focused and agile team specialising in all aspects of test solution design, including software, hardware, simulation and real-time systems.  It is great a place to learn about the company's entire product portfolio, whilst embracing the change to DevOps and other innovative technologies! 
Software Technical Lead experience required
A software team leader who can build impactful teams and create strong working relations with the multi-disciplined project environments within which we work. This will involve:
  • Act as Software Design Authority by ensuring quality standards are met while giving technical guidance and mentorship to the team.
  • Lead, empower and draw the best from a team.
  • Work with members of the Group to identify potential improvement opportunities and support their implementation.
  • Maintain and communicate the current project schedule, coordinating with the team to meet delivery milestones and prioritise as needed.
  • Be responsible for generation of quarterly team work load forecasts.
  • Liaise directly with both internal and external customers.
  • Have an awareness of allocated project budgets and ensure that they are used efficiently.
  • Support the creation of project and release documentation.
This is a great opportunity to secure a position as a Software Technical Lead where you will work with a fantastic business with steady controlled growth, offering 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.
Due to the nature of the business, this particular vacancy requires all applicants as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels required by the business.
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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