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BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
Software Engineer - Team Lead

Would you like to work at the forefront of
future technology development for the fleet of Royal Navy ships? We currently
have a vacancy for a Software Engineer - Team Lead. This role requires software
engineering expertise and experience of managing software development performed
by a federated team from across the Combat Systems sites including Dorchester,
Frimley, New Malden, Filton and Broad Oak.

As a Software Engineer – Team Lead you will be
responsible for managing the a small software team by specifying the work to be
undertaken and balancing the allocated work amongst the team members in the
most suitable and appropriate way. This
involves working with technical leads and the Engineering Manager to plan work
packages and responsibilities. You will
also be responsible for personal development of the software team members.

This role will provide you with the chance to
lead and influence the development of the future of our software products and
is also a great opportunity for self-improvement and development.

Your main responsibilities as a Software
Engineer - Team Lead will involve:

Working with the Technical Leads and
Engineering Manager to deliver software work packages

Running the agile software processes for the
Software Team

Delivering Software Engineering effort to
budget and schedule including work package allocation & tracking

Supporting estimation of engineering activities
for cost-to-complete exercises and when scoping/sizing additional work

Managing and motivating the software team
including capability development and succession planning for team roles

Leading the development & execution of team
resource plans including forward load forecasting & reassignment of

Supporting the management & modification of
product Software Engineering processes to ensure efficient & accurate
execution of the Software Engineering programme

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree qualified in a relevant subject or have
equivalent level of working experience

Must have a strong understanding of the
Software Development Lifecycle – especially Agile

Previous experience of leading a software
development team

Ability to communicate effectively with
stakeholders at different levels throughout the business

Knowledge of a programming language such as
Python, Java or C#

What we're looking for in you:

You will be able to work well as a part of a
team as well as on your own initiative. You should be comfortable delegating
tasks to others. You must have strong communication skills.

Location: Dorchester,
Frimley, New Malden, Filton and Broad Oak

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our
employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive
pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share
Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible
working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading
global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge
of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers
in over 100 countries

Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life
support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital
information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our
core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological
capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life-threatening

In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the
forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal
Navy’s surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen
Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under
construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of
our combat systems.

We pride ourselves
on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own
products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat
systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.

We offer
significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us.
The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that’s why we
offer the flexibility for you to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job
sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times.
Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and
helps you reach your full potential.

We recognise
that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected,
valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not
only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We
celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and
perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome
applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE
Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These
restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous
nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles
that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the
volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It
is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be
considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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