Location Bristol
Job-type Full time
Salary £60k - 70k per year + Bonus up to 21% + Excellent Benefits + Hybrid Working
Contact Annabel Clifford
Call Annabel
Email [email protected]
Reference 103233

Job Title: Software Project Lead                               

Location: Bristol

Pay Range/details: Up to circa £70,000

Contract Type: Permanent


Our defence client is currently hiring for Software Project 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 game-changing defence capabilities. As a Software Project Leader (SPL), you will play a pivotal role in managing multiple software developments within our Software Product Lines and Capability Function in Bristol.

You’ll be employed in Bristol, 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 – Software Project Lead

  • As a Software Project Leader, you will be a senior engineering leader managing multiple software teams, aligning them with overall business objectives.
  • Coordinating software teams, defining roadmaps, and managing resources.
  • Implementing a Software Engineering Design for Modularity and Reuse (DMR) approach for Software Product Lines.
  • Overseeing the entire software lifecycle from concept to end-of-life, including training and knowledge transfer.
  • Leading and coordinating various internal customers, providing coaching and mentoring.

Qualifications & Requirements – Software Project Lead

  • Experience in software team leadership, software architecture, or software project/programme management.
  • Proven ability to lead and coordinate teams effectively.
  • Expertise in managing, reporting, and agreeing on workload forecasts, estimating, planning, resourcing, and spending.
  • Experience in influencing, coaching, and mentoring various internal customers.

What we can offer – Software Project 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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