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Supervisory or management responsibilities for projects engaged in research and/or product development in more than one engineering discipline.

San Diego Research Technology & Engineering Center of Excellence (CoE), Integration & Test Directorate, Test Operations Department is seeking a Section Manager. The Section Manager will be responsible for managing a team of approximately 10-15 Electrical, Mechanical, or Computer Engineers whose responsibility is to maintain software engineering labs in support of integration and qualification efforts, periodic maintenance of the systems, configuration management control and operations.

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing functional leadership and direction to section members, ensuring members have sufficient statement of work, managing member performance (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers), coordinating with programs to ensure appropriate staffing/de-staffing actions are developed and executed relative to their section, and ensuring their members are familiar with and use required engineering processes and tools. The candidate will be the first point of contact for performance issues on programs involving section members and will make decisions regarding required escalation and resources required for resolution. Responsibilities also include day-to-day operation of the functional organization including decisions regarding awards, performance evaluations, salary review process, staffing, employee movement between programs, balancing resources among programs, employee development and mentoring, ensuring proper charging practices are followed, meeting indirect budget targets, and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization. In addition to the people management responsibilities described above, which are expected to account for an average of 15 - 20% of the candidates time, the selected candidate will still perform most of his/her currently assigned project responsibilities. Tasking to be reassigned, if any, must be coordinated with candidate's current project lead. Section personnel are located in Rancho Bernardo, California.

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Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelors of Science Degree plus 7 years' experience
-11+ years' experience in lieu of the degree

-Minimum of two years System Integration Lab experience
- Minimum of one year leadership experience either leading staff or projects
- MUST have an Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM)
- Master's Degree in STEM
- Experience successfully managing test teams during critical path activities

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