Posted: 22.09.2023

Software Architect 

Terma / Full time

About Terma

Terma is a cutting-edge and innovative organization that specializes in delivering mission-critical solutions for the defense and aerospace industry. With a global presence and a commitment to advanced technology, Terma develops products and systems spanning defense, non-defense, and security applications. Their portfolio includes command and control systems, radar systems, self-protection systems for aircraft and vessels, space technology, and aerostructures for the aircraft industry. Headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, Terma operates internationally through subsidiaries and operations in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore, and the U.S. Terma’s overarching mission is to provide security for nations, alliances, critical infrastructure, and individuals through cutting-edge technologies, safeguarding people and vital infrastructure across land, sea, air, and space domains.

The C2 organization based in Lystrup is responsible for Terma’s C2-Ground/Air solutions, focusing on delivering situational awareness for surveillance, perimeter safety, and combat planning and execution. Comprising 100 highly engaged colleagues across two sites in Søborg and Lystrup, the C2 organization operates in stable, interdisciplinary, and self-managed product/project teams that adhere to agile principles from Scrum.

In the department they value a healthy work-life balance, so following the on-boarding process, employees have the flexibility to work remotely for two days each week. However, most team members choose to be present at the office throughout the workweek due to the welcoming and enjoyable environment. It’s worth noting that when working on classified projects, remote work may not be available during those specific periods.

Software Architect

As an Experienced Software Architect at Terma, you will play a crucial role in collaborating with fellow members of the Architect Team and Scrum teams across the organization, which can vary in size from 2 to 40 members. In this role, you will assume technical responsibility for the architectural design of mission-critical applications, considering all aspects related to software development, including performance, reliability, modularity, and maintainability. Your responsibilities will encompass:

  • Providing technical leadership and guidance to teams engaged in implementing mission-critical software systems across different applications.
  • Architectural design and implementation of software, adhering to professional and modern software engineering principles.
  • Taking ownership in enhancing work methods and improving the development toolchain in close collaboration with C2 Line Management.
  • Creating technical documentation, including architectural and software design documentation, interface control documents, and design justification documentation.
  • Contributing to ensuring the timely implementation and delivery of software to meet schedule and quality requirements.

Qualifications as a Software Architect

  • You have a relevant education, i.e., bachelor’s or master’s degree in software engineering, computer science, data scientist or similar education.
  • +3 years of experience working in a lead/senior software role
  • Experience with programming in Java. Experience with other object-oriented programmes like C++ etc. is an advantage.
  • Have experience with design of software solutions through all the steps from requirements, architecture, design, implementation, and verification – the latter especially in terms of automated tests.
  • Are an experienced technical lead with well-developed problem-solving skills.
  • Are a natural informal leader who can drive teams and individuals to become high performing.
  • Have broad experience in agile development and supporting tools.

Additional Information

Terma offers a unique working environment with a focus on professional growth and collaboration with talented colleagues. Operating within the expansive defense and aerospace industry, Terma presents distinctive challenges and opportunities for career development. As a Software Architect, you will report directly to the Senior Director of the C2 organization in Lystrup. Terma also supports a professional development program called the “Jedi Knight Program,” designed to provide practical and enriching experiences for junior colleagues. In this role, you will have the opportunity to offer guidance and direction to participants in this program.

If you are passionate about software architecture and want to work on complex systems within the defense and aerospace sector, Terma welcomes your application.

Terma is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
Join Terma and become part of an organization dedicated to delivering advanced solutions that enhance security for our world.








Segment: IT
City: Lystrup
State/Province: Denmark