Engineering Project Lead - Embedded Systems, V-Model, Agile

£350 - £400 per day
17 Aug 2017
14 Sep 2017
Debbie Little
Clearance Level
Job Type
Engineering Project Lead - Real Time Embedded Systems, V-Model, Agile/Scrum Defence/Military

A new contract opportunity has arisen with a defence communications specialist based in Middlesex. 6 month initial contract with the potential for longevity.

Located in the Information Assurance Group, you will be leading a team of 6-12 engineers. Project life spans are typically 6 months to 2 years with a budget of up to £4 million.

Job Purpose: Provision of engineering leadership to ensure that projects are delivered to cost and schedule.

Skills and experience required:
*Extensive experience of the development of embedded real-time systems
*Experience of the V-model engineering lifecycle
*Experience as a lead engineer of one of more engineering disciplines such as: Systems, Software, Firmware and Hardware with the appropriate level of detailed technical knowledge.
*Understanding of agile development and the role of Scrum Master.

Qualifications: Relevant degree or equivalent qualification.

Security clearance: Please note that due to the nature of the projects, the successful candidate must be capable of attaining SC clearance as a minimum.

Key responsibilities include:
*Provision of engineering leadership to ensure that projects are delivered to cost and schedule.
*Support the Program Management team in the planning and scheduling of their project.
*Identify resource needs in good time for their introduction to the project.
*Ensure that engineering artefacts for their project are delivered to budget and schedule whilst assuring their quality.
*Quickly and clearly raise resource concerns or any other impediments to project success; propose and manage solutions to those.
*Articulate and quantify technical risks on the project.
*Provide the Engineering interface for their project to Production and Supply Chain. Ensure that a holistic "product level" approach is taken to development to support the needs of multidisciplinary requirements such as DFM, UPC, product safety and production test.
*Responsible for the engineering budget on the project, monitoring and forecasting costs to completion and implementing solutions to remedy overspend or schedule slip.

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please feel free to contact us to discuss the role and your job search in more detail.

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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