Lead Software Engineer

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  • Location:

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Software Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Pepper

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Lead Software Engineer

C++ 11, VxWorks, Linux, Ada, Real Time, Low Level, Integration, Safety Related


£50,000 - £60,000

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join their growing business, leading the development and delivery of working leading solutions across a variety of platforms.

Key accountabilities - Lead Software Engineer

+ You will deliver planning and technical leadership and create a culture of personal development, progression and high performance for your software team.

+ You will be responsible for ensuring the planned activities align with producing an appropriate technical solution to cost, quality and budget.

+ You will understand the project future needs and work with the function to define and implement strategies for recruitment, development, tooling, technologies and process.

Skills and knowledge required - Lead Software Engineer

+ You should have a degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline and a desire to learn and share knowledge with others. In addition, you will be expected to have some of the following:

+ Extensive Real Time Embedded development experience ideally using a Real Time OS (RTOS).

+ Some experience of architecting Real Time Embedded software solutions.

+ Proficiency in refactoring, including techniques to develop and extend legacy code.

+ Expertise in designing, building, testing and maintaining modern software applications.

+ Experience of leading software development to quality, cost and budget

+ Knowledge of the latest continuous integration and continuous delivery techniques.