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Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    Up to £70 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Software Development Manager

£70 per hour inside ir35

6 months (extension highly likely)

Farnborough - Hybrid working

One stage virtual interview

Immediate start date available

Sector: Aerospace & Defence

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a software development manager to working with a leading aerospace company setting new standards in UAV capabilities.

The successful candidate will design and document the software architecture. Support the planning of the next software increments/release/sprint and contribute to the definition and improvement of design.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a project setting the industry standard for a frontier technology.


  • Manage the end-to-end Software Development Process
  • Elicit, analyse and derive requirements from stakeholder needs or upper- level requirements, over the successive system decomposition levels.
  • Write requirements in compliance with quality criteria, avoiding over- and under- specification.
  • Manage specificities of interface requirements.
  • Define & justify the requirements allocation to the given system elements taking into account the architectural interfaces and constraints, (e.g. requirements constraining system architecture), ensuring traceability.
  • Manage requirement changes, including impact analysis and requirements baseline establishment.
  • Verify that the sub-system, equipment and component's requirements are correctly and completely implemented.
  • Ensure software is tested and retains MISRA-C compliance and high-levels of statement coverage.

Key Skills:

Not all skills are essential, and we do not expect a candidate to possess all the technical aspects listed below. We welcome applications even if you do not have experience with all the skills listed below.

  • Previous Team Lead / Management experience is essential.
  • Project planning and estimating
  • Requirements modelling and documentation.
  • Software architecture and Detailed Design documentation.
  • Embedded Functional C and C++.
  • Python (test scripts).
  • Experience developing Airborne Master Software.
  • Experience developing safety related/critical software to RTCA DO178 DAL C.
  • Experience conforming to MISRA-C/C++ coding standards.
  • Experience with static and Dynamic Analysis tools.
  • Understanding of Hardware interfaces (Complex Electronic Hardware, FPGAs)

Desirable Skills:

  • Eclipse IDE.
  • Tortoise SVN (Change Control System).
  • Modelling in UML (Sparx Enterprise Architect).
  • Trace32 (Dynamic Analysis).
  • PC-LINT (Static Analysis).
  • Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Conduction Software code reviews.