Location Stevenage
Job-type Full time
Salary £60k - 65k per year + Up to 21% Bonus + Excellent Benefits + Pension + Flexible Working
Contact Annabel Clifford
Call Annabel
Email [email protected]
Reference 103048

Job Title: Algorithm Development Team Lead

Location: Stevenage

Pay Range/details: Up to circa £65,000

Contract Type: Permanent



Are you ready to take the lead in shaping the future of Missile and Weapon Systems? An exciting opportunity awaits you in as the Algorithm Development Lead.

Our client, a pioneering force in defence, are building a team of talented engineers dedicated to crafting the next generation of onboard algorithms for guidance, control, and navigation.

You’ll be employed in Stevenage, with the opportunity to work on a hybrid basis with flexible hours.

Due to the sensitive nature of the work within this role, you must be a British National and be able to obtain SC or DV clearance.

This role will require 3-4 days per week on site on average.


Key Responsibilities – Algorithm Development Team Lead

  • Innovative Leadership: As the Algorithm Development Lead, you will not only build and lead a team but also influence the technical direction of activities. Your role is pivotal in steering the course of ground-breaking developments.
  • Team Growth: Embrace the chance to expand your team, supporting future activities and fostering an environment of continuous learning and collaboration.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Act as the key point of contact, managing relationships with partners and customers. Your role goes beyond development – it's about creating lasting connections.
  • Dynamic Work Environment: Dive into a collaborative space where you'll work on complex and exciting concepts, interacting with specialists in various fields, from Simulation and Modelling to Seekers & Sensors.
  • Technological Advancements: Be at the forefront of technological innovation, contributing significantly to the development of complex weapon systems throughout their lifecycle.

Qualifications & Requirements – Algorithm Development Team Lead

  • Leadership Excellence: Showcase strong leadership and communication skills, fostering a collaborative and open approach that inspires your team to achieve shared goals.
  • Experience Matters: Ideally, you have experience leading teams and a keen curiosity about innovative technologies and their applications.
  • Educational Background: Hold a degree or equivalent experience in a subject with mathematical content (e.g., Aerospace Engineering, Control Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science).
  • Domain Knowledge: Familiarity with areas such as Guidance, Navigation, Control Command and Control, Dynamic Systems, Sensors, and Autonomous Systems is beneficial.
  • Technical Expertise: Bring experience in algorithm development and associated tools, coupled with a background in algorithm research, product development, and support.
  • Project Opportunities: Note that we are actively recruiting for various projects, including FCAS/Tempest.

What we can offer – Algorithm Development Team Lead

  • Annual bonus up to 21%
  • Annual Salary Increase
  • Life Assurance
  • Genuine Career Progression
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Opportunity to work with a fantastic team!


For more information on this role, please contact Annabel Clifford on 01453 829 536 or send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

Candidates who are currently a Systems Lead, Domain Lead, Algorithm Lead, Lead Algorithm Developer, Machine Learning Lead, Senior Algorithm Engineer, Principal Algorithm Engineer Senior Algorithm Developer may be suitable for this position.

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