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Air - Aerospace Software Team Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Software Assurance Group Leader

Location: Warton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements for this role – please speak to our recruiter for further information

Salary: £49,135 - £70,385 per annum dependent on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and support the Radar Software Assurance team whilst taking responsibility for managing and developing the team
  • Ensure that the Software Assurance team discharges its work to cost budgets and schedule, working with the Project Control team to resolve queries and maintain a topical schedule
  • Build relationships and networks across the Supplier, Eurofighter Partner Company and Customer communities
  • Co-ordinate the assessment of Radar software products and process compliance against supplier Software Development Plans
  • Embed a culture of continuous improvement within the Radar Software Assurance team

Your skills and experiences:


  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience (preferably with Software or Systems Engineering focus)
  • An excellent working knowledge of the Atlassian toolset (Jira & Confluence)
  • Experience Leading a team preferred but not essential
  • An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Good team-working skills
  • A proactive approach to problem solving
  • Effective communication skills


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual leave incentive.

The Eurofighter Typhoon Radar Equipment Design Responsibility Team

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Eurofighter Typhoon Radar Equipment Design Responsibility (EDR) team, in support of the software development effort on various Radar programmes. The role sits within the EDR team based in Warton, working closely with the Radar Equipment Supplier (EuroRadar, Leonardo-UK, Hensoldt, Leonardo-IT and Indra).

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.