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Head of Capability - Embedded Software

Job Title: Head of Capability - Embedded Software
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH402_1659435278
Contact Name: EES Solutions
Contact Email: georgina.spender@ees-solutions.co.uk
Job Published: August 02, 2022 11:14

Job Description

Job title: Head of Capability

Job type: Permanent

Location: UK - Travel to offices around Bristol, Derby and London expected alongside remote working

Number of roles: 1

Job description:

Our client, an engineering and technology consultancy who provide support for its clients in the fields of innovation, R&D and IT systems, are looking for a Head of Capability - Embedded Software.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Technical Direction organisation to conduct a detailed mapping of the existing company embedded software capabilities, open requirements and key people.
  • Form a cross project and sector community of embedded software specialists, with visibility of the holistic company embedded SW competence/requirements across Aerospace, Defence, Space, Automotive and Rail sectors.
  • Face the embedded software customers to understand their needs, then support the Technical Direction/Business to offer the right solution to deliver the required service at a competitive price.
  • Develop training/coaching models to enable effective introduction of graduate and/or skills transfer candidates to embedded SW roles.
  • Act as part of the global company embedded software competence centres on this objective as the U.K. representative.
  • Contribute to the motivation of the technical team through supporting opportunities for enhanced technical support, coaching and growth.

Skills Required:

  • Technical background in embedded software development and/or test, with demonstrated complex project delivery, and a clear understanding of the end-to-end software delivery cycle.
  • Knowledge of software delivery models such as Agile/DevOps. - Experience in forming teams and managing software skills/capability. - The capability to form and deliver training/coaching plans directly, or though a wider team under your leadership.
  • The business acumen and communication skills to support in identification and securing of new opportunities to enhance the company service offer.

Experience Required

  • ~15 years experience minimum with at least 7 years in a technical software role before progressing to management

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Job information

  • Head of Capability - Embedded Software
  • Contract Type:
  • Location: London, England
  • Industry: Design
  • Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Reference: BBBH402_1659435278
  • Contact: EES Solutions

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