Software Team Leader

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1506775
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Engineering/Technology
Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Software Team Leader is responsible for leading all Software activity across a multi-functionalprogram. In this role you will be responsible for leading all software activities on a program, solvingproblems, developing and executing on objectives for self and others, with the ability to effectshort-term and long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead the execution of design, analysis, and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Recommend approaches to meet the technical and program requirements
  • Formulate and implement plans to achieve technical requirements, scheduling, quality, certification, and contract commitments; make technical decisions which balance all these factors
  • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues, and significant developments
  • Provide on-going requirements support ensuring the team deliver within the agreed scope, and produce estimates for out of scope tasks
  • Where required, engage in technical discussions at a customer level (internal or external)
  • Support the identification, mitigation and capture of risks and opportunities
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Provide technical leadership to other personnel and assigned teams; mentor others in the organization; provide feedback on staff performance
  • Guide the team when working with remote sites and suppliers, ensure they have the support required to perform; drive the roll out of best practices; capture and embody lessons learnt
  • Identify and communicate potential simplification and efficiency improvements
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience in a leadership role within a software engineering environment (leading all phases of software life-cycle)
  • Experience with producing and maintaining project plans, managing risk, budget tracking and reporting
  • Experience working to formal software procedures and standards
  • Proven experience engaging in technical discussions at a customer level (internal or external)Eligibility Requirements:
  • Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/workingBaseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf
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