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Job Summary

  • Software Technical Lead – Product Owner – Project Manager

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Project Manager
  • Salary: GBP 60000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Technologies: Software Technical Lead Project Manager Product Owner C++ C# Defence
  • Reference: M220519

Software Technical Lead – Product Owner – Project Manager

Posted Thursday, 19 May 2022

Software Technical Lead – Product Owner – Project Manager

We have an exciting opportunity with our Defence client based in Bristol for a Technical Lead – Product Owner – Project Manager to Project Lead, look after the team, the budget, stakeholders, review documents and Software Design Authority.

Our client works in the defence sector and you need to be able to be Security Cleared. The role is Hybrid with 2 days working from home. An understanding of Software Lifecyle is essential.

If this sounds of interest, please read on:

The role:

  • Manage customers both internally in Software Engineering (SE) UK and across the wider project, including the Software Requirements Authority and the Head of Weapon System Sub-System.
  • Be responsible for managing allocated project budgets and ensuring they are used efficiently
  • Maintain and communicate the current project schedule, coordinating with the team to meet delivery milestones
  • Work with members of the Group to identify potential improvement opportunities and support their implementation.
  • Act as Software Design Authority by ensuring quality standards are met, leading the formal software release process and continuously looking for ways to increase quality, safety and security.
  • Collaborate with partners to guide future product line roadmaps
  • Control and prioritise project backlogs
  • Support the creation of project and release documentation

The person:

While the experience listed below will be helpful, if you do not have some of them don't let that stop you from applying!

  • A leader who can support and draw the best from their team
  • Effective communication, persuasion and conflict resolutions skills
  • An organised yet adaptable attitude with a love of problem solving
  • Experience of Agile practices such as scrum
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle
  • An open minded yet realistic approach to change and improvement


  • C++ / C#
  • HMI / UI design
  • Mission Planning software
  • Windows / Linux OS lockdown
  • Automated Testing
  • Lean Six Sigma

What's in it for you

  • You will get to join a passionate, innovative and friendly team who are always looking to improve both themselves and the software they create.
  • Both the team and the department as a whole have a strong focus on career development. You will be supported and guided in choosing, and progressing, your chosen career path.
  • Opportunities to get involved in improvement initiates including become a Lean Six Sigma Yellowbelt or Greenbelt

If this is of interest, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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