Role Overview
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Defence organisation to join the Software Team on one of the UKs largest defence projects.


As a key member of the software team, this role will be to undertake a systems engineering based approach ensuring compliance with processes and procedures as well as the following of software lifecycles by the software team in meeting the contractual, schedule and technical requirements of our customer.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Capture, interpret and develop customer requirements.
  • Produce and manage technical processes and procedures cognisant of industry standards such as ISO15288, IEC61508 and IEC61511
  • Produce technical documentation in accordance with company/customer procedures.
  • Maintain software development to relevant lifecycles and ensure compliance.
  • Manage the integration and collaboration with our customers, both technically and commercially.
  • Validate software designs through analysis and test.
  • Support the preparation of contract changes and proposals.
  • Be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements.
  • Carry out any other reasonable management request.
Skills & Experience
We are looking for an engineer that has previous experience in managing and maintaining Software processes and procedures as well the adherence to lifecycles and plans.
Previous experience of COTS control systems (PLCs and SCADA) would be advantageous. 
Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder only, no dual nationals. In the event that the required clearance cannot be obtained you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.
About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established ourself as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.