Senior Engineering Manager -Mission Software Solutions - Joint Fires S
Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Rockwell Collins
Requisition ID: 14369
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
We are currently searching for a Senior Engineering Manager -Mission Software Solutions - Joint Fires Systems to join our team in Richardson, TX (1060). Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions - whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.
This position is for a highly motivated manager to lead a team of 10-15 software engineers whose charter is to design and develop software for Joint Fires Systems. These solutions integrate tactical datalinks to perform a variety of missions, ranging from situational awareness, command and control, digitally aided close air support, and digitally aided fires.
Conduct project leadership over the entire life cycle including bids, project management, design, requirements capture, coding, integration, verification, and certification
Provide technical leadership and accountability for team and project performance
Demonstrate a passion for coaching and mentoring
Possess systems and software engineering skills, critical and innovative thinking, strategic planning, and an ability to build and motivate a team
Identify, recruit, retain, and develop engineering talent across the spectrum of entry-level to very experienced system engineers
Build and leverage networks within the department, within Rockwell Collins
Communicate well with a wide variety of individuals including Engineering, Program Management, internal leadership, and customers
Strives to spend 50% of week performing technical tasks and oversight. Remaining time spent on people management, schedules and/or budgets
Candidates must possess the following:
Candidate must hold or be capable of obtaining a U.S. DOD Security Clearance
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
Practical experience in all phases of the life-cycle: pursuit, development, software integration and software test
Previous Software Manager, Software Lead or Software Project Engineer experience (minimum 5 years)
Experience in embedded development using C, C++, Java
Experience in virtual machines or database management
Direct experience in development of software bid and proposal efforts
Experience/knowledge with software development methods such as Iterative or Agile
Experience working with multiple operating systems such as Android, Linux, and Windows.
At Collins Aerospace, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Collins Aerospace University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.
And that's just for starters.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations
Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)
An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance
Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!
Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.