Software Team Leader – Hereford – ETL SYSTEMS – Hereford


Are you looking for a hands-on Leadership role in Software?

If yes, we’d love to hear from you and discuss a long-term and mutually beneficial future with ETL Systems!

Due to continued growth and further investment, we want to expand our Software division. Joining a small, proactive and multi-disciplined team, you will play a part role in the following:

  • To provide technical leadership of software development at ETL.
  • To support the design and development of new product ranges.
  • To manage technical documentation and bug reporting and inspire colleagues.

Role Dimensions:

  • Working as part of the Engineering Software team, reporting to the Engineering manager and in collaboration with other members of the Engineering management team.
  • You will be in close liaison with other departments, including a principal software architect and take on technical and management responsibilities.
  • Hands-on design and development of embedded software for a range of different products and processor ranges.
  • Technically lead the delivery of multiple complex software development projects from design through to release,
  • Working closely with other members of the Engineering team to produce accurate delivery estimates throughout the transition from analysis to design and delivery.
  • Provide regular and effective progress updates to the Engineering management team.
  • Participate in reviews and meetings and provide updates on project progress.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that risk and issues are identified and managed closely and drive all stakeholders to deliver on time and to the required quality standards.
  • Work closely with relevant teams internally to ensure alignment and coordination of seamless implementation of existing and new products.
  • Contributing to post-implementation , helping to demonstrate success or otherwise of projects.
  • Keep abreast of new ideas and techniques which will be beneficial to the business.
  • Ensure that technical documentation relating to the software elements of a product is accurate and up to date.
  • Assist with technical support of the company products both internally and externally.
  • Identify areas for improvement in requirements and feedback to stakeholders.
  • Commit to continuous improvement of self, team and ETL.
  • The post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may be reasonably expected by the department manager.



  • Degree in Engineering with embedded software element.
  • Experience in writing embedded software on a range different platforms e.g, PIC, iMX6, Linux.
  • C programming for embedded systems both under Linux and Bare metal.
  • JavaScripting. HTML
  • TCP/IP, UDP, Socket programming
  • Modern software practice
  • Continues Intergration – automated build and test
  • Inspiring leader mentor and effective communicator
  • Ability to estimate and met software development timescales
  • Strong planning, problem solving and organisation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of team and on own initiative
  • Innovative and solutioning engineering leader
  • Ability to mentor and direct team members
  • Flexible and adaptable to fast paced multi project environment


  • Up to 2 days working from home** (Managers Discretion)
  • Early start & finish time**
  • Relocation support**
  • VISA sponsorship*
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Continuous Insights programme to support career progression
  • Modern and Healthy working environment
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Healthy Bodies Scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Free fruit, Tea, Coffee & Hot Chocolate
  • Free annual eye test
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site free parking
  • Future us – £1000 employee referral scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme**
  • Staff events & activities

Salary offered: Negotiable on applicant experience and qualification level.

When applying, you will be asked to confirm your salary expectations, which will be considered during the selection process.

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