Location Stevenage
Job-type Full time
Salary £70k - 75k per year + Up to 21% Bonus + Excellent Benefits + Pension + Flexible Working
Contact Annabel Clifford
Call Annabel
Email [email protected]
Reference 103231

Job Title: Software Group Lead                 

Location: Stevenage

Pay Range/details: Up to circa £75,000

Contract Type: Permanent



Our defence client is currently hiring for Software Group Lead who are looking for their next move, or a step up in their career.

Join a dynamic and innovative team at the forefront of delivering cutting-edge defence systems. As a Software Group Lead, you will have the unique opportunity to lead and inspire a group of talented engineers contributing to some of the world's most sophisticated defence projects.

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 2-3 days per week on site, on average.


Key Responsibilities – Model Based Systems Engineer

  • As a Software Group Lead, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and supporting teams of specialist engineers. 
  • Leading a dynamic team of engineers across various disciplines, fostering a collaborative and passionate work environment.
  • Supporting the growth and development of your team through continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Architecting high-integrity software solutions for in-service and future products.
  • Ensuring excellence in the deployment of critical resources, including Architects, Safety, Security, and Independent Verification teams.
  • Delivering the international Software Engineering knowledge strategy and driving improvements for competitive gains.
  • Providing governance for Product Lines through effective management and oversight of investments.

Qualifications & Requirements – Software Group Lead

  • Inspirational Leadership: A leader who values coaching and mentoring, steering teams towards the delivery of high-quality products in complex programmes.
  • Software Quality Advocate: Ability to articulate the benefits of key software quality practices.
  • Change Management: Comfortable with change and committed to continuous improvement within a modern software development team.
  • High-Integrity Environment: Ideally, a background in developing, delivering, and supporting software in a high-integrity environment, with knowledge of the complexities of software development within evolving products.

What we can offer – Software Group Lead

  • Annual bonus up to 21%
  • Annual Salary Increase
  • Life Assurance
  • Comprehensive parental benefits, including up to 26 weeks full pay for maternity, paternity, adoption, neonatal, and shared parental leave.
  • 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 Software Project Lead, Software Manger, Software Team Lead, Software Engineering Lead, Software Engineering Manager, Lead Software Engineer, Lead Software Developer may be suitable for this position.

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