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Software Development Manager


Posted on Feb 26, 2021 by CV-Library

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£70k - £80k Annual

Job Title: Software Development Manager

Salary: £70,000- £80,000 per annum dependent on experience

Location: Portsmouth

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world’s leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Software Development Manager. This role will be based at their site in Portsmouth.

They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries. Their advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. They have more than 85,000 employees in more than 40 countries and operate within the air, maritime, land and cyber sectors.

Working within their submarines division, the Software Development Manager will be managing the full life cycle of the project including but not limited to the planning, estimating and execution of programmes of systems development work to time, budget and quality targets. You will be identifying the resources needed for systems development and how this will be met with an effective supply capacity, aligning systems development activity and deliverables with agreed architectures and standards.

The successful candidate will have a strong Software Development background as well as extensive management experience. You will be managing a team of developers overseeing UK and international projects, this role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a new team within maritime services, giving you the exposure to grow your skills and progress within the company.

Main Responsibilities:

* Defining systems development projects which support the organisation's objectives and plans

* Adapting appropriate systems development methods, tools and techniques selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches

* Ensuring that senior management is both aware of and able to provide the required resources

* Monitoring and reporting on the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed architectures, standards, methods and procedures (including secure software development)

* Developing road maps to communicate future development activity

* Assisting with the collection of safety assurance evidence, undertaking all work in accordance with agreed safety, technical and quality standards, using appropriate methods and tools

* Design, create, control and evaluate moderately-complex subject matter ensuring the needs of the audience(s) are met

* Making informed decisions about the best way to present information to an audience, taking into consideration how information may be presented, identified, and searched for

* Producing information artefacts that are accurate, current, relevant and easily understood


* Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined

* Overtime available

* Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times

* 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years’ service/ 27 days after 10 years’ service

* Bonus based on company performance

* Shared Incentive Plan

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Cycle to Work Scheme

* Life Assurance (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary

* Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

* Extensive Technology Management experience acquired through a career in software development, Application development or similar technical discipline

* Demonstrable exposure and grasp of the latest technology, software and architecture trends and practical application of these in the resolution of business problems

* Track record in leading the successful development of in-house, out-sourced and blended solutions and products

* Experience of managing large multi-disciplined, geographically disparate teams, including mentoring, career development, objectives setting and annual appraisals

* Agile qualification or hands on experience working in a complex agile environment

* Degree in an IT related sector or hands on experience working within software development

* Experience and knowledge working within the defence industry this inclusive of UK defence and international MOD’s

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

About Aeropeople:

Whether you’re looking for your next job or searching out the next superstar to join your team…

Aeropeople’s expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.

During registration, please let us know where you are currently located or which locations you would consider taking a position in, required salary and notice period.

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