Platform Manager - Software

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by CV-Library

Bristol, Bristol (County), United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Platform Manager – Software

Location: Bristol

Salary: Negotiable

Hours of Work: Mon-Thur 8:00am-4:40pm & Fri – 8am to 1pm

About the Company:

At Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology, we offer flexible, configurable process tools and leading-edge processes for the precise, controllable and repeatable engineering of micro- and nano-structures. Our systems provide process solutions for the etching of nanometre sized features, nanolayer deposition and the controlled growth of nanostructures.

These solutions are based on core technologies in plasma-enhanced deposition and etch, ion-beam deposition and etch, atomic layer deposition, deep silicon etch and physical vapour deposition.

Platform Manager Responsibilities:

Implement and sustain an industry standard development operations revision, release and subscription management control process for all software platforms

Implement a robust mechanism for controlling bespoke customer software solutions that is compatible with future upgrades to our latest software suite in the field

Create, maintain own and drive the software platform roadmap and keep the business informed of its content. Evaluate and prioritise all proposed initiatives and developments for the platform, either as lifecycle or NPI activities. Drive the separation and transition between bespoke customer solutions and integration with the platform roadmap and standard product.

Determine how we EOL our software products, and how we support legacy software in the field.

Determine our outsourcing strategy for software, including the skill development and succession plan for any software kept in house. Facilitate software outsourcing as required, including the selection of and ongoing strategic arrangement with any external partners

Ensure the value of our software is publicised in quotation and sales documentation that is sent to customers

Drive our software after sales revenue by ensuring we develop features that customers value in a manner that is marketable and easily implemented on tools in the field

Participate in code review for software developments

Maintain a professional awareness of industry standards, technical developments, competitor activity and other market trends in your field. Coordinate and collaborate with the other OI businesses.

Liaise with other parts of the business in order to deliver those developments within the product release schedule.

Coordinate the efforts of the platform team, working collaboratively with all departments to ensure a holistic platform approach across the business. Present progress of behalf of the team.

Platform Manager Requirements:

Degree Qualified in relevant discipline, Postgraduate preferred

An ability to quickly understand the necessary technical issues of relevant Semiconductor products

4/5 years’ experience within a fast-paced software environment

2/3 years’ experience needed for new product introduction

2/3 years’ experience outsourcing software to subcontracted

3/4 years’ experience of implementing and running a DevOps software methodology successfully in a similar organisation

Platform Manager Benefits:

Structured career development opportunities

A good work-life balance

Private healthcare

A share incentive plan

25 days annual leave

Early finish on Fridays’

A defined contribution Group Personal Pension Plan

If you think that you meet the Platform Manager requirements, please apply now

Reference: 210346430

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