Software Process Engineer

Report to: Head of System Design
Department: Development/IT

Summary of position
FLYdocs is a rapidly expanding international software business, powering innovation and advancing technology in the aviation industry. With the world’s most advanced aircraft data and records management platform at our core, our global team helps airlines, lessors, OEMs and MROs avoid penalties and protect asset value. Customers in 5 continents choose us to support their businesses with services ranging from record scanning and document management, to preparing for redelivery.

Reporting to the Head of System Design, the Software Process Engineer is responsible for the delivery of system changes for our in-house built computer applications.

Key responsibilities and accountability
• Contribute to the predictable delivery of systems changes
• Review functional specifications for system design changes
• Approve items for development
• Prioritise development items to meet customer expectations and targets for strategic development
• Produce and continually refine estimates for completion dates and development items
• Track the progress of development items through design, coding, testing and deployment stages
• Escalate development items that have stalled or will not meet agreed delivery timescales
• Identify development resourcing requirements
• Produce weekly and monthly reports on deployed and in-progress development
• Analyse the software development lifecycle and identify areas for improvement

Skills and Experience

• 5-10 years previous experience (including 3 years’ in coding)
• Previous development experience
• Project management experience, including software delivery lifecycle
• Experience of managing projects with multiple iterations
• Good understanding of different project methodologies including scrum and agile
• A background in aviation or aircraft maintenance would be advantageous

Key Accountabilities

• An excellent communicator both written and face to face
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Enthusiastic and passionate about our products and services
• A strong team player, with a great sense of humour
• A self-starter who can work both independently and as part of a team
• Professional and approachable with the ability to influence at all levels
• Flexible and adaptable to a change and growth within an organisation

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