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Software Team Leader

​Software Team Leader

Yateley, near Farnborough – Some hybrid working available

Circa £65k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

 Sonardyne has been writing the future of underwater technology for over 50 years. As a leading provider of underwater navigation, positioning, communication, imaging and monitoring technology, its innovations help transform what’s possible in offshore energy, maritime defence and ocean science. Sonardyne technology has enabled people to install wind farms, control squadrons of underwater drones and detect tsunami waves hundreds of miles offshore.

 We are looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer who demonstrates the capabilities to lead, mentor and manage other team members, with skills that shift from pure mentoring and collaboration over to the beginning of leadership. As Software Team Leader you will need to manage conflict resolution between team members, have strong decision-making skills and act with more independence based on evidence coming from your direct reports.

Your time is split between software engineering (at the most senior level) and managing a team of engineers. A number of reports may be working on different projects to you. The expected balance of the role between team leading and carrying out engineering tasks is expected to be approximately 30/70 up to a maximum of 50/50.

 The software team comprises many different skill sets focused around different areas of technologies. These core sets are:

 • Angular / typescript / CSS / ASP.NET Core MVC / Azure

• Windows C# WPF

• C Coding + RTOS

• Embedded Linux & C++


Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: 

·         Educated to degree level i.e. BSc/BEng or equivalent qualification in a related discipline, such as Electronics, Physics, Maths or Computer Science

·         Object oriented coding language (Angular, C#, C++)

·         At least one or more of the bulleted technical areas from our core set above

·         Able to write Software Requirement & Software Architecture Specifications from scratch allowing other engineers to deliver a product.

·         Unit Testing

·         Code Reviewing

·         Communication

·         People Management

·         Leadership

·         Tactical and Business Aware

Sonardyne is a classic British success story. Founded in 1971, it has received the Queen’s award for innovation and export several times and has excellent staff retention rates thanks to a positive work environment, attractive benefits package and interesting and challenging careers for bright minds. It offers boundless opportunities as befits a company that is a leading light in technological design and manufacture. It has an open and innovative culture where every member of the team has the chance to shape the future as well as get hands-on experience of the application of the company’s innovative solutions in the ocean environment. The team also likes to have some fun, with a very active social committee regularly providing a variety of subsidised events.

Benefits include:

·         25 days holiday

·         Excellent Pension

·         Life Assurance x6

·         Health Cover

·         Bonus - PRP (not guaranteed but has paid up to 20%)

·         Hours of work are 8.30 – 5pm (flexitime available)