Copello is working with an established Technology business and due to growth we are recruiting for an experienced Lead Software System Architect!


You will be the key team member driving technology and innovation for the UK organisation.


  • Establish the project software architecture and its mapping onto the physical components.
  • Lead the software design activities and act as the overall design authority during the Proposal and Design phases of the project.
  • Define “how” the software architecture can be structured to best comply with the Customer Requirements.
  • Perform trade studies to identify optimal solutions, including the extent of re-use of existing equipment and designs, new design and third-party elements.
  • Establish the project software architecture and its mapping onto the physical components.
  • Identify risk and cost driving design issues, seeking original solutions that will minimize risk while optimizing costs.
  • Support Business Development / Capture team in the application of technical solutions for potential business.
  • Analyse internal development process and make recommendations for changes.
  • Supporting the Engineering Group Leader in leading new product development and research and development projects.

Experience required

  • Good working knowledge of real-time software solutions preferably obtained within the defence and security domain.
  • Experience with .NET framework.
  • Experience with C++ and C#.
  • Familiarity with full life cycle agile methodologies to take opportunities to continually improve software development.
  • Good working knowledge of latest advance in Software development process.
  • Experience as a team lead, or ability to lead a team.
  • Scrum Master experience ( desirable )
  • Experience with HTML, HTML5, CSS, XML, XSLT, and JSON. ( desirable )
  • Experience with networking standard like DDS, ZeroMQ, DIS and HLA. ( desirable )
  • Experience with Visual Graphics – OpenGL, WebGL or Direct3D. ( desirable )



  • Up to £90K per annum
  • Bonus
  • Car allowances
  • Uncapped holiday
  • Pension

You will be subjected to a SC clearance if you do not have a current one.


For more information or to apple please call Kay @ Copello on 07423776074 or email

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