Software Architect

Posted 7 March by Stream Easy Apply


My client is a market leading manufacturer of technology for defence applications. Due to continued and sustained growth they are currently looking to add an experienced Software Architect on a permanent basis.

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the products you must be able to obtain SC Clearance and ONLY hold a British Passport.

The Role
This is a principle role enabling you to improve and apply your technical skills across our range of software domains responding to the functional and performance requirements associated with our complex products.
In this role you will be:
Working closely with project and skill based functional team stakeholders to define requirements
Investigating and solving complex problems
Developing architectures that ensure compliance with standards such as Safety and Security whilst also cultivating product development in terms of modularity and reuse
Conducting and supporting project reviews
Supporting technology, product and product line roadmaps
Exchanging knowledge and ideas with other architects, technical experts, project leads and development teams to shape the future.
Acting as a role model to other engineer and providing coaching to less experienced engineers
Representing the software function at meetings with external stakeholders

Ideally the successful candidate must have the following skills/experience:
Proven experience in delivering complex software solutions
Able to take a pragmatic approach to solutions
Ability to advise and influence on technical aspects within a collaborative environment
Able to articulate ideas to management, technical communities and development teams
Familiarity with UML modelling language
Familiarity with Rhapsody (or similar) modelling tool
Ideally you will have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Software & Systems Security and will be comfortable working with engineers from other disciplines and within an international context. It would be desirable, but not essential for your experience to have been gained in defence, automotive, aerospace or telecoms
Able to show capability in developing low-level code using appropriate languages, e.g. C, C++, Ada, and/or be able to direct others to do so
A more detailed job spec can be provided on request. For more information or to apply please contact Kelly O'Neill on or email .
Commutable from areas such as: Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Luton, Bedford, Letchworth, Hemel Hempstead, Aylesbury.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34627887

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