Embedded Software Project Lead

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years. .

Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.

It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!

"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

The Embedded Software team specialise in all aspects of embedded real-time systems. These skills are co-located providing an atmosphere of supportive cooperation and interdependence whose strengths are well placed to face the challenges of the future.

The Embedded Software team develop the software that drives some of the most advanced missile systems in the world. We apply small, focused teams of engineers to complex problems, contributing to a talented group of experienced software, systems and electronics engineers developing very interesting, technically advanced products.

The team is tasked with supplying a full range of hard real time software solutions for the next generation of systems in the business, this unique and exciting opportunity will allow you to develop technical and leadership skills across our range of products.

As a Software Project Leader you will:

  • Be responsible for the development and delivery of software for embedded systems on time on cost and on quality.
  • Lead a team of professional engineers that are specialists in hard real time software development.
  • Work closely with multi-disciplined teams to ensure technical excellence in the software produced.
  • Ensure application of software development plans and configuration control.
  • Provide regular reports to demonstrate progress achieved.

What we're looking for from you:

  • An experienced software team leader who is able to make decisions for software development:
  • A strong ability to direct a team of software developers and effectively communicate with people at all levels across a range of mediums.
  • A good understanding of software and the software development process to be able to provide effective management oversight.
  • Project management skills to ensure good planning, delivery and cost control of software developed in the team.


  • Understanding of technology used in the real time embedded software development.
  • Understanding of SysML/UML and C, C++ or Ada Languages.
  • Experience in working in a high technology environment where the quality and accuracy of work is critical.
  • Awareness of standards such as DefStan 00-55 & DO178B/C
  • Applicants with significant, related, software development experience will also be considered for development into the role.

For full information, please get in touch!

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30/03/2023 15:04:00
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