Mobile, UK Remote Worker
Salary: £57,600.00 - 73,350.00 with potential to increase for truly exceptional performance at assessment
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At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.
Are you ready for your next career challenge?
Leidos heritage companies pioneered the development of air traffic control systems in the United States more than 50 years ago. Today our systems handle 75 per cent of the air traffic in the U.S. and approximately 60 per cent of the world’s air traffic. When it comes to air traffic safety and efficiency, our proven track record and industry-leading innovations make us the world’s most trusted air traffic control partner.
Our support to UK Air Traffic Management (ATM) began with NATS in the early 1990’s, starting with the development of the current in-service system; and we are now at the heart of the innovative development work to modernise of ATM solutions.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
We currently have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager in our Air Traffic Management portfolio of programmes. The Engineering Manager, based in Whiteley, will be responsible for managing a multi discipline team in the delivery of software releases of the Intelligent Approach ATM product. 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. Applicants must have proven track record of engineering leadership in software domain and ideally have a software development background. Applicants 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. They 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. The position requires knowledge and application of the software engineering standards, principles and best practices. The successful candidate will be responsible for the engineering activities throughout the release life cycle, from kick off through to operational deployment.
Cost and schedule management of engineering activities
Tracking and reporting of key technical performance measures (inc. EVM)
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
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