Systems/Software Engineering Manager

Job Description

Systems/Software Engineering Discipline Manager who will be a functional leader supervising a group of Software and System Engineers

Duties include:
- Provide functional leadership with focus in the areas of effectively staffing programs, developing personnel through training and mentoring them in ways to improve their skill base and their application of those skills
- Support Product Team Leads with execution of project needs as necessary
- Provide functional expertise and consultation as needed (including budget and schedule)
- Develop Knowledge Books and standards to share and continuously improve our systems and software processes

Additional responsibilities include:
- Ensure company processes are being followed
- Support new business pursuits, cost reductions, customer support, project leadership and process improvement
- Develop mentor/training plans
- Provide and maintain functional processes, procedures, and best practices
- Meet Department budgets (Training, overhead, etc)
- Collaboratively work with peers and PRG/PTL Leads to Staff projects appropriately
- Provide resources and tools required by team
- Ensure appropriate expectations/goals are in place for employees
- Communication flow down (Unit meetings)
- Performance and compensation management
- Ensure a culture of Continuous improvement (lessons learned) is in place
- Knowledge development
- Support New Business capture through effective task quoting

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

- Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline and 10+ years of related experience.
- Previous experience in project leadership role or functional management
- Demonstrated ability to achieve cost, cycle time, customer and engineering process objectives
- Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and motivate technical teams
- Demonstrated ability to integrate and coordinate with other functions and customers
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
- Experience in full lifecycle system development including requirements, design, integration and verification
- Knowledge of system development processes and procedures
- Desire to continuously improve engineering processes and standards

Preferred Skills and Education

- Familiarity and experience with flight, avionics, engine or industrial controls programs
- Experience with Requirements Management (ie, DOORS) and Configuration Management (ie, Synergy) tools
- Familiarity with product and systems safety
- Experience with Model Based Development
- Experience with Control Law and/or Built In Test development
- Familiarity with industry standards such as DO-178B/C, ARP4754 and DO-160
- Experience with embedded Software development including development of custom OS and Drivers
- Experience with HW/SW integration
- Experience with Requirements Based Verification
- 2+ years of engineering management or project leadership experience
- Previous experience leading engineering team of 10 or more
- Knowledge of test/support equipment development
- Strong motivational leadership skills

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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