Software Engineering Project Lead

Job Title: Software Engineering Project Lead

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: Up to £62,200 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Working together with the Engineering Project Manager(s) to ensure that the project deliverables are on time, to budget and are of suitable quality
  • Supporting proposal writing, costing and bidding
  • Creating Engineering, Management, Resource and Performance Reporting Plans
  • Planning to execute the delivery against those estimates
  • Tracking progress and reporting progress against the plan
  • Supporting continuous improvement in engineering capability in terms of people, processes, tools and technology

Your skills and experiences:


  • An understanding of the software lifecycle
  • Experienced in creating proposals, costing and bidding
  • Competent user of typical computer applications and engineering tools
  • Ability to carry out engineering planning and Costing: forecasting, setting objectives, action planning, administering policies, establishing procedures, resource and cost estimating.


  • An understanding of software systems and applications
  • Experienced managing the delivery of software projects to the Military
  • Knowledge of agile scrum techniques


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Maritime team: You will be working with tactical systems, mission systems and managing the team dependant on the projects. Tactical data links and mission planning are the main projects and comms between ships and synthetic training and models of aircraft and submarines. This role will provide you with the opportunity to interact with a number of internal customers and work around agile minded people.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to expand your skills and liaise with our military customers to develop solutions and people.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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