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30 days agoAirbus

Software Development Technical Lead

  • Stevenage (Hertfordshire)

Job description

Job Description:

Software Development Technical Lead

SECURITY CLEARANCE: You will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check)

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Some travel within UK and international

LOCATION: Stevenage or Portsmouth


·  Financial Reward: Competitive salary, annual profit share, contributory pension, share options, car leasing scheme, free onsite parking, season ticket loan, tax-free technology scheme, discounted shopping and much more
·  Work / Life Balance: 37 hour week, flexible working around core hours and Friday afternoons off, hybrid working, up to 2 additional days per month as TOIL, option to buy/sell holiday
·  Personal Development: Personalised development plan, Airbus Leadership University and unlimited access to 10,000+ E-learning courses, internal mobility including international opportunities
·  Health & Wellbeing: Wellbeing benefits (including 24/7 online GP and mental health support), Employee Assistance Programme, discounted family health / dental insurance / eye tests, cycle-to-work scheme, on-site canteen and coffee shop, lunchtime pilates (PORTSMOUTH ONLY)
·  Family and Caregiving: Life assurance, enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and caregiving
·  Inclusive Environment: Wellbeing room, Multi-faith room, Employee Representative Groups (Gender, LGBTQ+, International, Generational, Disability, Social & Cultural Diversity, Neurodiversity) 

Our world is changing. And so are we. From our commitment to zero-carbon flight ( #ZEROe ) to cleaning up space , sustainability is at the heart of our purpose . So what's your next change?

You will design and develop software products for the vehicle functions and data management (networks, avionics and open platforms) matching the required safety, quality and performance levels according to Airbus systems engineering processes and the needs of our customers

How You Will Contribute To The Team

·  Technical lead the software development team from the design to the validation phase and responsible for the quality of the deliverables (software and associated documentation) 
·  Concept creation for software changes and new development implementation based on the project context and applicable document (Development Plan, System Requirements Specification, Architecture Design Document, Validation Plan, Verification Plan, …)
·  Coordinator in all phases of a SW life cycle process, from the creation of requirements to the acceptance of a SW solution following internal processes
·  Responsible of the definition of the development planning in compliance with the milestones of the roadmap
·  Responsible of the technical consistency of the development and validation endorsing the fact it is complete from the Requirement Baseline to unit and integration tests and compliant with standards and processes
·  Close coordination with the Software Delivery Manager and Lead Solution Architect
·  Participation in the creation of unit & (sub) system integration tests and hardware/software integration tests 

About You

·  Proven ability to technically lead a team of software developers and work with customers to deliver against strict processes and plans.
·  A good understanding of software and the software development lifecycle including configuration management tools and techniques, to be able to provide effective oversight.
·  The ability to understand requirements and available design solutions so that you can produce accurate and cost effective estimates of work to be undertaken.
·  Proficient in software design and development in a resource constrained/embedded environment using UML, C or C++ in linux environment
·  Experience of software integration, performance test and debug at the hardware level when dealing with complex systems
·  Ideally experience in Space/On board Software environment and associated process

Not a 100% match? No worries! Airbus supports your personal growth with customised development solutions.


Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we’ll always do our best to accommodate your request. 

Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments for the selection process – you can share this with your Talent Acquisition Partner if you are invited to interview. Examples may include (but not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout, etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

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