Tech Lead
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence - Cross Domain
Location: Leeds or Gloucester
Salary: Competitive

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence division develop cyber and technical solutions to strengthen national security and resilience, and protect our increasingly connected world. Their solutions combine large scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services/solution, as the digital revolution causes massive amounts of data to converge, and a new generation of threats, opportunities and challenges emerge. BAE Applied Intelligence has become a global name and expert at the centre of addressing online and cyber threats.

BAE Systems AI have a highly skilled, close-knit team of technologists. They are now looking for a technical lead for one of their critical cross-domain software teams. The role will be leading a team of up to c.10 developers, taking ownership for the entire software lifecycle, and taking responsibility for developing world-leading security and communication technology, which operates at multi-gigabit speed. 

The Role

  • Manages a team of software engineers (c.10) in the production of high performing security software.
  • Nurture, review and guide the technical ability of the team.
  • Ownership and management of all software development and activity through the development lifecycle, ensuring quality and controls are followed.
  • Sets standards for programming tools and techniques and advises on their application.
  • The ability to reflect on and improve personal and team performance.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be/have:


  • 3 years’+ experience in a software position, with strong C++ and Linux.
  • Good grasp of multithreading and networking fundamentals.
  • Design and architecture fundamentals.
  • Experience managing or mentoring multiple other software technologists.
  • Proven problem-solving and fault-finding skills.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Confident and risk aware.
  • Be a team player.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners:

Emily Hudson


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 19th May at 17.30

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