Engineering Manager

Software Development Manager

Ref: 1168Monday 13 June 2022

Engineering Manager 

Remote - UK

£57,500 - £89,000 (doe) 

We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager. The Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing a multi discipline team in the delivery of software releases. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the development of software releases for a product with a ground breaking roadmap and a pipeline of international work.

You should have a proven track record of engineering leadership in software domain and ideally have a software development background. You must also have, or be eligible to acquire, SC clearance.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and timely completion of all engineering activities, for a release, within the agreed cost and schedule. You will manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team and are responsible for ensuring that the engineering process has been followed to maintain compliance to software assurance standards.

The successful candidate will act as the release focal point for engineering design, implementation and test decisions and agreeing product design decisions with the Product Owner. It requires knowledge and application of the software engineering standards, principles and best practices. Ultimately you will be responsible for the engineering activities throughout the release life cycle, from kick off through to operational deployment.

Typical Duties: 

  • Cost and schedule management of engineering activities
  • Tracking and reporting of key technical performance measures
  • Technical risk and opportunity management
  • Change and release management
  • Technical liaison between partner and customer engineering teams
  • Technical liaison between release team and product board
  • Oversight of software requirements, architecture and design baselines
  • Oversight of implementation design and code quality
  • Oversight of test plans and test execution Maintenance of the Engineering Management Plans and oversight of all engineering processes
  • Leading the introduction of new tools and/or process improvements
  • Approval of all engineering work products and supporting customer sell off of deliverables

Required Skills:

  • Experience of systems engineering, software development, integration and test
  • Experience of the complete project life cycle from bid through to operational delivery
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to provide clear technical direction
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication through the use of e-mail, presentations and reports
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with the team, internal stakeholders and external stakeholders
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Experience of Agile development (e.g. Scrum)
  • Experience of delivering real-time and/or safety-related software
  • Knowledge of modelling languages (e.g. SysML, UML)
  • Knowledge of procedural and object orientated software development languages (e.g. C, C++ & Java)
  • Knowledge of Linux operating systems and scripting languages (e.g. Python)
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code and container technologies (e.g. Puppet, Docker) Knowledge of COTS integration technologies (e.g. Apache Camel, Apache Kafka) Experience of Atlassian tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence)
  • Knowledge of configuration management within an software engineering environment