Lead Software Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1028519
Created Date: 26.06.2019
Job Title: Lead Software Engineer
Salary Negotiable
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: Midlands
Sector: IT & Telecoms
Consultant: Emma Lamb
Consultant Phone: 01942 323277

Job Description:
About the role:
We are looking to recruit an experienced Lead Software Engineer to join the development team at the Airports division in Leicester. You will be working in a hands-on capacity delivering projects through the complete project lifecycle from initial concept design through to handover and completion. With a significant background in .NET development, this Lead Software Engineer will have a full software development background using the following technologies:

  • C# / Web application programming experience using Web Services and ASP.NET
  • Unified Modelling Language (UML)
  • SQL
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008/2010
  • Agile (Beneficial)
 A background in material handling equipment would be advantageous but is not essential.

What do I need to do the role?
This Lead Software Engineer will be technical and will hold the experienced required to understand work estimates, project milestones etc, so a Lead Software Engineer who has held a software role, and tested software systems and commissioned systems on site, with a project management element to the role would be a good fit.
  • Ability to plan and organize multiple workload requirements.
  • Experience of working with project teams and an understanding of the project management process.
  • At least 3 years' experience in a technical lead role and leading teams of software engineers.
  • Experience designing and implementing mission critical high availability systems, preferably in an industrial automation environment.
  • At least 5 years' software development background and full software lifecycle experience.
  • Experience of working in an ISO 9001/TickIT+ environment.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience of testing software systems and commissioning systems at customer sites.
  • Minimum of a degree in an engineering or computer science related discipline. 

What else do I need to know about the role?
You will work a 37.5 hour week Monday-Friday with flexible start and finish time.

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