Software Project Manager

Kgs. Lyngby

“I get to play an important role working on technologies that are used for commercial flights all around the world.”

– Linda Macelovà, Project Manager

Are you passionate about leadership and enabling teams and individuals to deliver their best work? Do you have experience in delivering complex software products? Do you want to help build the next generation of satellite communication equipment?

Then this may be the right position for you.

Cobham SATCOM is looking for a Software Project Manager to join the software organization participating in a wide range of product projects. Software developers work in close cooperation with hardware and mechanical engineers to create world class satellite communication equipment. Software development is in a transition phase switching to an agile way of working project by project.

This role is based in KGS. Lyngby, Copenhagen.

As a Software Project Manager your key skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Bachelor or Master in Computer Science, IT, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of industry experience from software development
  • Proven record with project management of software projects sized 20+ developers
  • Experience with agile methodologies and scrum development processes
  • Excellent understanding of embedded software development and a fair understanding of hardware development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Danish would be desirable

Ideally, you possess most of the following qualities and can document how you have applied them in previous positions:

  • Agile mind-set and ability to lead in a flexible organization with a pragmatic yet results-focused approach
  • Customer focus and emphasis on delivering the right product at the right time and right quality
  • Setting direction by clearly articulating project goals and what it means in terms of delivering on team and individual level
  • Ability to set expectations and hold individuals and team members accountable to their commitments

As a Software Project Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Making our software development projects a success in terms of involvement, motivation and keeping commitments
  • Leading the planning and execution of projects with 40+ software developers
  • Enabling efficient co-ordination between agile teams
  • Measuring of project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Requirement Management
  • Change management
  • Risk Management
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with mechanical and hardware engineers
  • Making sure that needs, suggestions and reflections of teams and individuals are heard and acted upon

Please be advised that successful candidates must be willing to present a criminal record and go through the mandatory security clearance prior to commencing employment with Cobham SATCOM

”The work we do is a collaboration between so many different groups. Some develop software and others work on mechanics. It may take a few tries to get it right, but we always succeed in making it work – together.”

– Christian Mørup-Petersen, Development Engineer


- a world leader in advanced satellite and radio technology

For more than 35 years, we have developed and produced communication equipment and satellite services. Our products are used in maritime, aviation, land and ground communication.

Joining us in either Lyngby or Aalborg, you’ll gain a total of 650 talented colleagues in Denmark who work together to connect the world. At the same time, you become part of an international company where we work with all the big players in the industry and where the technologies we work with affect lives worldwide.

We provide satellite communication equipment for:

GMDS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System), fishing surveillance and container monitoring on ships

Cockpit and cabin communication on aeroplanes

Portable and fixed terminals for a wide range of vehicles

Satellite systems and telecommunication networks for ground station systems

“The most exciting thing is that there’s always something new to do. It’s always very different task I have to help with.”

– Ayse Tasdelen, Student Assistant

Ready to take the leap?

Regardless of the size or complexity of the job ahead, we believe in always putting the same effort into the work we do. Our customers’ missions are critical to them and must be no less critical to us.

In short, joining us, you get to be part of the latest development in satellite and radio technology. What’s more, you get to do so in a company where we believe in operating as a team, both among ourselves and alongside our partners.