Software Release Manager

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  • Location:

    New Malden, Surrey

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 2 years ago

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Software Release Manager

Would you like to be co-ordinate & oversee the design, development, acceptance and support of updates to the Combat Management System (CMS) developed by the CMS Common Product team?

As a Software Release Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of the software programme from initial concept through to the introduction into service. You will oversee implementation by development teams, reviewing progress & issues ensuring that the software programme is delivered to time and budget.

This role will provide you with a great opportunity to be involved with future technology and cutting edge programmes as well as having exposure to senior stakeholders within Combat Systems and the Royal Navy.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Release Manager will involve:

-Planning & monitoring progress of all aspects of the relevant software development programme.

-Responsibility for delivery of software releases implementing new or modified customer requirements

-Responsibility for providing leadership and direction in solving technical issues

-Accountability for the quality of all work in the team and ensuring the team follow well-defined processes

-Reporting, investigating and resolving software problems identified during software development

-Liaising with other teams as required promoting common implementation strategies across the Combat Systems projects

-Ensuring that documentation and software change controls are applied to all work for which the Software Development Team Leader is responsible

-Deputising for the Engineering Manager as required

Your skills and qualifications:

-Knowledge and experience in use of software design and development processes

-Experience of software development in a Windows environment

-Knowledge of Ada application development & of Visual Studio development (incl. C#, C++)

-Knowledge of network technologies, and Windows deployment technologies would be desirable

-Previous experience of managing budgets including monthly tracking of spend and projected costs to complete

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme,

Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.