Lead Development Engineer

Lead Development Engineer

My client, based in Plymouth are looking to expand due to a number of new contracts being won. Due to the expansion I am currently recruiting for a Lead Development Engineer to lead a team who will be responsible for the development of innovative subsea autonomous vehicles for the defence industry.

The role will focus on the development of innovative unmanned autonomous subsea products and services, ensuring the projects are delivered within the specific timeframes. The position will require the application of systems, hardware and software engineering as well as management responsibilities of leading a small team.

Your Duties

  • Lead a multi-disciplined Engineering team to deliver projects on time, within budget and in line with quality standards

  • Design, test, analysis, qualify, integrate and document highly complex systems

  • Be the cross functional interface between Mechanical and Electromechanical hardware, software teams and other development teams

  • Update senior management / stakeholders with Project progress

  • Assign team members with tasks and monitor their progress

Essential for this role

  • A technical Engineering Degree

  • Previous subsea systems development experience

  • Ability to innovate and overcome complex problems

  • Excellent leadership / team management