RF Software Architect

Ref: ZR_8473_JOB  ·  Posted on 17 May 2024


Our client is looking for a Software Architect who has experience working on RF, Electronic Warfare, SIGNIT etc. platforms.

You will be working on bids, R&D and in service products and working with senior level stakeholders. 

This is a hybrid role with 1-2 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Delivering software input into a variety of tendering opportunities.
  • Mobilising and maintaining software development teams to deliver against the requirements of successfully bid opportunities.
  • Acting as Product owner for software delivered into in-service projects, R&D and the wider campaigns. Providing guidance to the team on focus and priorities across the portfolio.
  • Understanding and reporting on software delivery timescales and risk across a software portfolio.
  • Developing and maintaining software architecture for our software solutions.
  • Working closely with the System Architect and Programme technical lead to integrate software solutions into the wider system architecture.
  • Driving agile delivery within the focus area software delivery activities.
  • Ensuring that all stakeholders including management and technical staff are clear of the design, architecture and how software will be delivered.
  • A Software Architect with experience of delivering significant software bids and building and leading software development teams to meet requirements.
Skills & experience
  • Successful delivery of software architecture to control complex distributed networked systems.
  • Mobilisation and co-ordination of teams of multi-disciplinary engineers to deliver complex systems.
  • Knowledge / Experience of software architecture in at least one of the following areas:
    • RF telecommunications.
    • OSI model.
  • Driving the implementation of Agile development methodologies.
  • C, C++, Python and Database architecture.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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