Team Leader - test Engineer

20 Feb 2018
20 Mar 2018
James Corcoran
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Team Leader - Test Engineering

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced team leader with a software programming background. The right candidate will have experience of team leadership and a proven track record of effective task management and delivery of software solutions to time, cost and quality. The successful candidate will have a strong motivation for continuous improvement and evolving engineering technologies and principals.

The role will be a mix of hands on programming and team management biased towards programming. You will be in charge of a team of roughly five engineers responsible for the delivery of product evaluation software and customer deliverable software, reporting to the Test Engineering Manager.

Key Responsibility Areas

Requirements of the Role

  • Ensure that development standards, policies and procedures are, understood and appropriate and proportional for the task
  • Develop requirements specifications and estimate associated costs and timescales
  • Plan and deliver software solutions against requirements to time, cost and quality
  • Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team and strive for their continuous improvement
  • Effective planning, prioritisation and execution of work packages
  • Regular review and feedback of direct reports, annual appraisals and management of individuals performance
  • Acting as the delegated authority for the Test Engineering Manager as/when required

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Essential Skills

  • Experience of developing software within the SCRUM/Agile principals
  • Experience of the full software development life-cycle
  • Demonstrable Object Oriented programming in C++, LabVIEW or Java
  • Proven experience of leading and motivating a team in a technical capacity

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