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Senior Manager Software Engineering

Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at

Job ID: 105036 The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance. Employing the world's brightest. Supporting the world's bravest. Job Summary Responsible for leading and managing a team of 10-15 Embedded Software Engineers supporting the EOIS business unit in development, qualification, and sustainment of EO/IR system software products. Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the technical excellence and quality of software products produced by the Embedded Software Engineering organization.
  • Perform as Embedded Software Engineering subject matter expert with regard to Software Product Lifecycle processes and ensure Software Engineering best practices are implemented.
  • Working with Software Engineering leaders at other Leonardo DRS sites, continually assess adequacy of enterprise Software Engineering processes and resulting software products, and continually improve those processes consistent with business objectives.
  • Ensure good risk management principles are applied to software product development activities.
  • Work closely with project managers, project engineers, and project software leads to ensure Software Engineering tasks are appropriately scheduled and budgeted into project plans, that skilled resources are assigned, and tasks are successfully executed per plan.
  • Personally provide Software Engineering technical support to project teams as necessary.
  • Work closely with Software Quality Assurance to ensure that software quality control is being performed on all Software Engineering efforts.
  • Ensure software baseline control and effective change management on all Software Engineering efforts.
  • Promote software product and tool reuse and commonality across the enterprise. Applylessons learned to software products and software product lifecycle activities.
  • Define position requirements, interview, and hire Software Engineering personnel as needed.
  • Organize Software Engineering staff and create work assignments that achieve both project objectives and provide for personnel development.
  • Provide training and career development to Software Engineers.
  • Train others in Software Engineering and Software Product Lifecycle skills, processes, and procedures.
  • Provide a comprehensive and timely review of each Software Engineer team members' performance.
  • Assist the organization with workforce planning and management of engineering discretionary budgets and overhead budgets. Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering is required. A Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering is preferred.
    • US Citizen and the ability to get a Secret level clearance.
    • Minimum of fifteen years Embedded Software Engineering experience encompassing system software and software configuration item requirements development, software architecture design and development, code analysis, software integration, and software product verification and validation is required.
    • Minimum of five years Software Engineering organizational leadership and management experience is required.
    • Experience writing embedded software using high-level programming languages is required. Experience using C, C
    • and C# is preferred.
    • Experience in embedded, real-time software development is required. Experience developing in VxWorks and Free RTOS-distributed real-time operating system environments is preferred.
    • Experience hosting software products on Intel Altera FPGAs and Xilinx FPGAs is preferred. Experience with software/firmware integration is required.
    • Experience leading software product development employing DOD-STD-2167A and ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207 standards and methodologies is required.
    • Experience with Agile development standards and methodologies is preferred.
    • Experience with software development in a CMMI for Development Level 3 or higher process environment is required.
    • Experience with software requirements, design, and verification aspects with regard to cybersecurity is preferred. Working experience with operating system hardening, mitigating vulnerabilities and knowledge of penetration strategies is preferred.
    • Experience with automated requirements management, software problem reporting, software code peer review, and software version control tools is required. Specific experience with DOORS, Subversion, Code Collaborator, JIRA and GIT is preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both written and oral. The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Leonardo DRS, Melbourne , Senior Manager Software Engineering, IT / Software / Systems , Melbourne, Florida

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