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Senior Technical Leads / Engineer Manager
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Recruiter: SeeByte Ltd
Listed on: 15th March
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £46000 - £70000
Salary Notes: (dependent on experience) + pension scheme and bonuses
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: STLTJ14119_expired_republished_2019-04-23
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SeeByte, global market leader in the development of smart software for unmanned maritime systems, are looking to recruit Senior Technical Leads / Engineer Manager within our team in the Edinburgh office. You can expect to be working as part of a world renown, expert engineering team, with state-of-the-art subsea robots on exciting and varied projects, involving global travel and at-sea experiments.

You will be given the opportunity to see the real-world application of the software that SeeByte has created. You will have a unique opportunity to play a significant role in ae dynamic and world respected technology company within the exciting field of robotics, with clear development, training and career progression opportunities provided. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an innovative and forward thinking company with an international client base.

Benefits include:

           Competitive salary and shared employee / employer contributory pension scheme
           Generous holiday entitlement and travel compensation scheme
           Flexible working hours policy
           Travel season ticket loan
           Opportunities to travel to great locations like San Diego and work with robots
           Annual company day out
           A "technology day" every quarter to prototype and explore new ideas.
           Online certified training courses and in-house technology training
           Offices in the centre of Edinburgh, a great city to live and work in!
           Save money on your commute as SeeByte participates in the Cycle to Work scheme

Main Purpose of the Role

You will have the opportunity to lead engineer project teams to deliver technology solutions to SeeByte's customers including Military and Oil and Gas customers worldwide.

The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience managing technology development and engineering teams or have a commercial track record that demonstrates the ability to step-up to this level of responsibility. The applicant should have project and people management skills within a software development environment and should be comfortable interacting with clients and partners, and leading technology development efforts.

While experience in the Maritime Robotics domain is desired, it is not essential if demonstrable technical leadership qualities and an interest in the subject can be shown. Support and training will be given to allow you to develop within the role to become a senior member of SeeByte's engineering team.

This role is suitable for engineers with 5+ years commercial engineering experience.

Required skills:

Graduated with a BSc, MSc or PhD in Software Engineering or a similar numerical degree (2:1 or above)


Demonstrable experience as a Technical Lead, working with and managing people, within a software engineering environment


5+ years programming experience on one of the following languages: Java, C++ or C#.


Strong numerical and mathematical skills


The ability to lead engineers and interns and to project manage a team to deliver technology


An understanding of software development and QA processes


Strong communication and inter-personal skills


Willingness to travel abroad to support client demonstrations and trials


An interest in software technology relevant to the field of maritime robotics

The following areas of experience are desirable:

           Experience in software relevant to the maritime robotics domain
           Experience developing technical proposals for new programs of work
           Experience developing, updating and managing QA and software development models
           Technology roadmapping and gap analysis.

Because of the nature of the work associated with this post it is subject to special nationality rules and is open only to British or European Citizens. Applicants with suitable work visas will also be considered. All offers of employment will be conditional to a satisfactory background check.