OSI Systems, Inc

  • Software Manager

    Location UK-Stoke-on-Trent
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/23/2018 6:30 AM)
    Company
    Rapiscan Systems Ltd
    Requisition #
    14707
  • Overview

    Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.

    We are looking for an experienced software manager with a strong architectural and technical background to lead the team of developers at the Stoke site to support new product development, turn-key and customised projects and the maintenance of the product line.

    The team consists of a development team at Stoke and several key remote workers that you will also be working in co-ordination with and collaborating with teams overseas. 

    The NII field is both interesting and challenging, the opportunity to work on large industrial equipment designed to meet the challenges of anti-narcotic smuggling can be very different from a classic software development company.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Develop, manage and maintain a high-quality software development team.
    • Guide, coach and mentor the software development engineers.
    • Provide project management and technical leadership for every aspect of software.
    • Supervise architecture and lead efforts to develop technical roadmaps in coordination with other groups and the Software Director.
    • Work closely with Engineers, Developers and Product Management throughout the organization.
    • Ensure top quality design reviews.
    • Supervise resource allocation to ensure delivery of business and personnel development goals.
    • Collaborate with Engineering project management, production project management to establish project delivery and development plans.
    • Manage and execute software development projects from start to finish.
    • Evaluate projects, develop and update schedules and supervise the projects progress.
    • Establish and stimulate software development standards and processes along with best practices for delivery of scalable and high-quality software based along Agile lines.
    • Establish and maintain a culture of test, building up the in-house test capabilities at the site.
    • Collaborate effectively with all team members as well as hold regular team meetings.
    • Develop relations with internal customers and colleagues to interpret requirements and broadcast progress and innovation.
    • Provide regular formal reports to the Director of Software
    • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
    • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
    • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.

     

    Qualifications

    As technical leadership is a component of this role in depth technical knowledge of the Windows stack, including C++, C#, .NET, SQL. Knowledge of robust distributed communication systems such as Windows Communication Foundation, MQ, Web.API is advantageous as our systems are becoming securely networked over large geographical areas. The move to cloud-based computing is less compelling in this field however any experience in the field is advantageous.

     

    Critical to the role are people and programme management skills. The applicant needs good soft skills to work both with the team and internal and external customers. As well as solid programme management.

     

    A willingness to travel infrequently overseas to visit projects and work collaboratively is essential.

     

    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.

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