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Software Architect

Geplaatst 1 okt. 2022
2 tot 6 jaar
Full-time / part-time
Soort opleiding
Engels (Vloeiend)
15 feb. 2023 00:00

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About the Role

If you are an accomplished Software Architect with an abundance of experience in the Defence sector, combined with the pride and passion required to drive cutting-edge solutions that directly contribute to UK National Security, then this is the ideal role for you.

We are offering the exciting opportunity to work across our Rotary and Mission Systems department as our Software Architect, giving you the chance to work with airborne systems, electronic warfare, maritime combat systems and command/control systems.

Using your architectural experience, you will develop software solutions and outline technical solution concepts; deriving key elements of system and software specifications from high level system requirements. You will influence and shape the design of complex systems, including ensuring that software architecture supports accreditation against safety/airworthiness regulatory standards and other contractual requirements.

At Lockheed Martin the welfare of our staff is absolutely paramount and we wish all of our employees to have an excellent work-life balance. We therefore offer everyone the option to work full time hours over a 4 day week, giving you every Friday off work! Combined with this, this position comes with an abundance of remote working opportunities. We encourage a diverse workforce and we endeavour to be as flexible as possible to suit everyone’s needs. Whatever your individual circumstance, please do not hesitate to apply.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Taking ownership of enterprise-wide initiatives and planning, documenting, implementing and maintaining software solutions using internally created or off-the-shelf products..
  • Leading complex software design activities exploiting state-of-the-art knowledge of multiple technologies and planning, design and analysis methodologies.
  • Leading the design and documentation of the software development and integration process, e.g. Software Development Plan, Software Architecture Plan, Software Release Process etc.
  • Owning initiatives to drive continuous improvement, innovation and technical excellence.
  • Proactively setting the direction for use of new technologies and tools, and developing roadmaps which have the support of relevant stakeholders.
  • Able to develop coarse effort and schedule estimates in the absence of detailed specifications

Required skills, qualifications and experience

Required skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience of software design, development, and assurance across the whole software lifecycle, including agile, waterfall, and hybrid frameworks.
  • Ability to synthesize customer requirements, whether broad objectives, aspirations or specific contractual specifications, into software solutions that take into account technical constraints.
  • Experience with the design, development and quality assurance of military safety-critical systems in accordance with Def Stan 00-055 and related standards.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and safety standards (Safety Integrity Levels, RTCA DO-178, Military EMC, Environmental) and other Airborne and Maritime standards.

What we offer you

At Lockheed Martin our employees come first and therefore your physical, mental and financial wellbeing matters to us. On top of working in a highly supportive, friendly, respectful environment you can expect so much more.

We are an employer in support of and offering Flexible working with the option to also work a 4 day week depending on business requirements, where you have the option of Fridays off. We offer Competitive salaries alongside a flexible holiday entitlement.

We have a Wealth of benefits available to you that can be selected through our wellbeing tool upon commencement of employment. Just a few of our amazing benefits are shown below:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • Dental
  • Critical Illness
  • Life Assurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Employee discounts for top high street shops
  • Employee Assistance Program which includes free face to face counselling sessions, Legal advice, Financial advice, etc
  • Internal training and development alongside out Education assistance programmes
  • Reimbursement for a professional membership
  • Competitive policies that support flexibility and family leave inclusive of enhanced maternity leave

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin UK Ltd Integrated Systems (LMUK IS) is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. The LMUK IS business is a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

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