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Engineering Manager

  • Location: Gloucester
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82417_1714666193

Do you have extensive experience managing technical software or hardware engineering projects? Are you interested in technical leadership of engineering solutions within the Cyber Defence sector? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you…

My client is a market leader in the cyber Defence sector, offer support to key customers including a variety of government departments and defence, telecommunications and critical national infrastructure companies. They have an opportunity for a Technical Engineering Manager to lead and co-ordinate the engineering team for key projects, ensuring the accreditation and timely delivery of the solutions being implemented.

The successful candidate will be leading the engineering of products which are genuinely recognised as the best in the world. Leading Projects, you'll have one or two direct reports, working across our programme portfolio. The programmes are time constrained and your role is to ensure the efficient and effective management of the resources. You will be technically competent and understand how to direct multi-disciplined teams to develop highly complex products.

You will be responsible for:

  • The management & delivery of engineering projects consisting of a number of major engineering systems, disciplines, platforms, assemblies, equipment or software products.
  • Management & integration of multi-disciplined engineering teams; leadership of engineering resources, delivery of packages of work/services, involving new products and/or complex upgrades, utilising new and existing technologies, requiring multiple interfaces with customers/suppliers or partners.
  • Delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification, resolution of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities.
  • Integration and solution development to meet a coherent and prioritised set of demands, tailor and apply engineering processes, tools and approaches to develop innovative and creative solutions to contracts and specifications.
  • Sign off for design, legal and technical requirements for projects


  • Technically credible (although not hands on) with FPGA, C++, VHDL.
  • Product delivery experience. Managing software/hardware engineering projects.

The package:

You'll receive a very competitive salary (£££ offered depends on level of experience) and other benefits including pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

*** Please note these roles require UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***