Technical Lead - Software

Russell James Recruitment
50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum Plus Benefits
17 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Software - Technical Lead

The Client:

A world leader in industrial automation

The role:

To provide technical leadership and planning for the software team developing industrial controllers. As leader, the candidate will be required to specify and clarify product requirements as well as ensure quality is delivered. Hands on development will also be required as well as mentoring of junior team members

Key Responsibilities:

+ To write and maintain functional requirement specifications by interpreting and analysing user requirements.

+ To develop system designs and architectures that team members and third parties may implement.

+ To develop software needed to integrate the elements of the specified design.

+ To act as the primary technical interface with 3rd party software suppliers in order to support their developments, and to integrate and test the resulting deliverables.

+ To maintain oversight on product quality through all stages of the project (design, coding, configuration and reviews).

+ To lead the development of test strategies and plans.

+ To lead and take part in design and code reviews.

Qualifications and Experience

+ A minimum of 5 years' experience using C/C++, including experience of writing embedded software.

+ Ability to lead the planning, organisation and prioritisation of work in a small team/project.

+ Demonstrated experience in process and tools sets to lead 3rd party design, development, test and integration activities (design tools/ techniques, code control, task management, collaboration, code quality).

+ Experience of using structured design methodologies such as UML.

+ Experience of scripting languages such as Python.

+ Experience in Windows Embedded, Linux, Intel and ARM chips is desirable.

+ Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

+ Willingness to travel (typically within Europe) for occasional technical meetings or training.

+ Experience of industrial automation equipment would be beneficial


Circa GBP55,000 Plus benefits