Software Engineering Assets Manager

BAE Systems
England, Portsmouth, Hampshire
15 May 2018
22 May 2018
Lisa Anderson

Software Engineering Assets Manager

Would you like to have the opportunity to apply your software engineering expertise to develop mission-critical engineering excellence that has real business impact? We currently have a vacancy in Portsmouth for an experienced software engineer to work on the development and deployment of Next Generation process, practice and tool strategies for the software engineering discipline across the whole of the BAE Systems Maritime enterprise.

As the Software Engineering Assets Manager, you will work as part of a functional engineering team, to develop and implement software engineering strategy and further the discipline across the Maritime enterprise. You will need to demonstrate key skills and be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to management and peers.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your engineering and management skills further within a supportive team environment across a diverse and technically challenging range of projects and products.

As the Software Engineering Assets Manager you will be responsible for:

Planning and delivering the development and deployment of Software Engineering Assets across the Maritime enterprise

Incorporating good and best practice for software and related engineering activities within the asset set using evidence-based approaches

Ensuring the software engineering assets conform to international standards such as ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207:2017 and BS EN ISO 9001:2015

The deployment of software engineering assets within the Maritime enterprise

Supporting project and product teams to adopt and utilise software engineering assets effectively and efficiently

Defining and delivering analytics services to project and product teams to help drive efficiency and identify opportunities for continuous improvement

Developing and maintaining components for the software engineering assets set

Your skills and qualifications:

You will either already be a Chartered professional or be prepared to work towards achieving registration through an Engineering Council licensed institution

You will have knowledge and experience of large-scale engineering software, preferably with exposure to applications where safety and security aspects are significant considerations

You will be able to evidence knowledge and experience across a range of software engineering methodologies, techniques and practices

Knowledge and experience of quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques for data and information processing would be beneficial, as would skills in R, Javascript, SQL and HTML

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a committed and self-motivated individual, with the ability to motivate others. Open to diversity of thought and experience you will be prepared to challenge constructively while seeking to achieve consensus. You will be able to work to deadlines, irrespective of whether autonomously or collaboratively. You will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, 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. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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