Project Technical Lead – Software

Salary – Competitive
Benefits – Pension, Life Insurance, Health Care, Dental, Gym, Birthday Benefits, 25 days’ annual leave, Fitness Classes & Progression
Location – Paignton

The Client:
Curo are Partnering with a Global Company who deliver their B2B Customers cutting-edge technology. Their automated test and assurance solutions accelerate technology development in the lab, and ensure new products and services perform in the real world. Their innovative portfolio of products and services address the test, assurance, and automation challenges of a new generation of technologies: 5G, SD-WAN, Cloud, Autonomous Vehicles and beyond.

The Candidate:
The successful candidate will be comfortable in a leadership position, with excellent communication skills. The role requires demonstrable hands-on experience in working within a structured engineering environment that includes Requirements Analysis/Definition, Design/Implementation, Defect Tracking, and Testing. Experience in developing software applications, e.g. C++ programming would be very relevant, as well as a proven background in New Product Introduction. This role would suit a candidate from an Engineering background, electronics, scientific, computing, robotics or RF skills and experience would be highly transferrable.

The Role:
The Project Technical Lead is responsible for all elements of technical project leadership for their assigned projects within the organisations Product development team. This involves leadership of cross functional teams and liaising with various functions throughout the organisation. There may be times when there are conflicting design decisions around project development, so confidence with conflict resolution would stand you in good stead. This role requires Individual contribution towards project delivery.

Key Duties:

  • Technical Leadership of projects made up of cross discipline engineers at varying levels of seniority.
  • Coordinate and provide technical input into Product Management Team against customer requirements.
  • Determine technical resource required for project execution.
  • Requirements capture.
  • Work with the organisations Product Realisation Process, including all stages of the product lifecycle: Concept, Requirements capture, planning/estimation, detailed design, implementation, qualification, and end of life.
  • Leading design review meetings (including gathering required inputs and completing documentation).
  • Determine validation and qualification requirements working closely with Product verification team.
  • Providing technical leadership to a cross functional team during the design and development of technical projects. Includes need to understand and account for requirements outside of normal discipline (e.g. HW and non-engineering teams).
  • Work with Project Management Office (PMO) to provide technical updates on project progress, monitor risks and execute Project plans.
  • Make decisions around technical implementation of projects.
  • Work with PMO to manage resource contention.
  • Be an individual contributor within projects in areas of engineering discipline.
  • Consider inputs from all areas of the business required for product launch (e.g. operations, Global Services, Supply chain, Commercial).


  • Degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar discipline.
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience in working within a structured engineering environment that includes Requirements Analysis/Definition, Design/Implementation, Defect Tracking, and Testing.
  • Demonstrable experience of project technical leadership.
  • Business acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, problem solving, presentation and analytical skills.
  • Team player with highly collaborative and positive attitude.
  • Eager to learn new technologies, self-motivated, energetic approach.
  • Demonstrable mentoring and training experience.
  • Experience in developing software applications, e.g. C++ programming.
  • New Product Introduction experience.
  • Knowledge of Project management tools and methods.
  • System level design including hard and soft elements.
  • Software design methodology.
  • Initiative -step up and take action without being asked. Look for opportunities to make a difference.
  • Resourcefulness -adapt to new/difficult situations and devise ways to overcome obstacles.
  • Decisive, determined, and persistent -demonstrating both individual and collective ownership.
  • Leading by example and results oriented -focus is on getting to the desired outcome.
  • Ability to both own and lead multi-disciplinary projects through the Project Realisation Process.
  • Consistent approach.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Creativity -original/innovative thinker, ability to go beyond traditional approaches.

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Job Reference: RL7340

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