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Software Controls Lead

Job Title: Software Controls Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stafford
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11896
Contact Name: Jefferson Wiredu
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2020 16:05

Job Description

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Software Controls Lead based in Stafford on a 6 month contract.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of the Controls Software component of an HVDC system and will report to the Software Delivery Manager within the Controls Software Function (Delivery team for the HVDC).

You will manage an Agile (Scrum) team of Engineers comprising Software Developers, Software Validation & Systems Engineers. You will be responsible for liaising with the Project Manager in order to ensure that your software controls team is on plan to deliver the necessary software components of an HVDC system required by the project.

You will use Jira as the main Software Development management tool and with the team working in a Scrum style manage the backlog of work to be delivered via Sprints according to the overall project schedule. You will also have to report on your progress on a weekly basis and contribute to our wider team's continuous improvement initiatives in order to improve the overall Project Delivery process.


Responsibilities: -


• Creating the software plan to ensure on-time delivery of software according to the project milestones.

• Run daily stand up meetings in line with the Scrum methodology and ensures that resources are fully engaged on the project

• Arrange and participate in other meetings as required

• Ensure that resource requirements are raised and managed effectively

• Ensure that the project understands and tracks against its budget

• Create and present clear project reports according to the standards that have been defined

• Manage project risk and mitigation plans as required

• Work with the Project Management team to ensure that schedule integrity is maintained

• Demonstrates process conformance and quality assurance throughout the software development lifecycle

• Participates in Continuous Improvement initiatives





• Educated to degree level in electrical, electronic engineering or computer science
• Experienced in Project Management from a relevant Engineering Environment

• Demonstrable understanding of Software Delivery and Lifecycle
• Clear and concise communication style
• Good written and spoken English
• Comfortable in managing teams of technical people
• Practical experience of JIRA
• Practical experience of Scrum
• Good Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint skills


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