Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Location
Hampshire
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
J5765S
Contact
Steve Balfour-Ackroyd
Clearance Level
BPSS, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent

Senior Embedded Software Engineer - Permanent - Hampshire - £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with suppliers to specify software and other deliverables into the company, and to complete programmes in line with scheduled milestones.
  • Work with suppliers on schedules and budgets for delivering software and related documentation.
  • Monitor suppliers' progress, escalating problems when appropriate, to ensure timely delivery to our client.
  • Devise suitable metrics and report status of programme work to Engineering Management.
  • Ensure project milestones are hit, with all supporting data needed to pass gated milestones being provided accurately.
  • Provide data to inform decisions on short and long-term staffing.
  • Coach/mentor other Software Engineers.
  • Work with Engineering Management to define and maintain relevant processes.
  • Work with other disciplines to ensure an integrated approach achievement of programme costs and schedule targets.
  • Provide input to decisions on tools and processes appropriate to the role.
  • Identify the need for and to propose assignments of a strategic nature when appropriate.
  • Be responsible for the functional aspects of the delivered system, with attention on customer satisfaction.
  • Take ownership of the SRD and other requirements documentation, review and approve supplier documentation, and work these through to sell off in accordance with programme milestones.
  • Lead resolution of assigned defects, gather evidence and provide input to defect metrics and review boards.
  • Support operational trials planning, data gathering and analysis.
  • Provide input to subcontract programme management and cost estimation teams.
  • Sponsor Change Requests and concessions through the Change Control Board.
  • Review and approve limitations associated with the delivered system and assess impact to operation.
  • Be a champion of teamwork and foster a team environment that encourages ownership and accountability across the functional membership.
  • Knowledge Transfer: Be active in transferring knowledge to new contract and permanent staff, to include white board sessions, lunch time seminars and 1-2-1 training.

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of complex embedded software systems.
  • Experience of maritime or other military industries.
  • Ability to work on multiple programmes.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Software Safety and Software QA roles.
  • Clear and concise communication/presentation skills to influence and invoke change within the organisation.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of SC security clearance. If you do not hold an active SC clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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Job Role: Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Hampshire

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: Willing to go through SC Clearance