Employment Opportunity

Job Code: GW-05052111273749
Salary Range: Up to $150K
Job Location: TX--Dallas
City: Plano    State: TX


A Software Engineering Manager - Applications provides direction and leadership to 
software engineers to build a best in class and innovative software engineering team. 
The manager must continually improve developmental processes and practices to increase 
rigor while evaluating alternative methods that allow for the proper program pace while 
containing cost. Involvement and review of program planning, technical solutions and 
risk mitigation is also expected. Strong people skills are required as interaction with 
Engineering Directors, Program Management, Business Area Managers and company 
leadership is expected. 

Major Job Activities: 

Overall quality of the team’s program planning, execution and success
Provide technical guidance
Provide a team culture of innovation and inclusion
Performs as an individual contributor on programs
Adherence to processes and policies
Matrix manager for team members
Clear and frequent communication with company and program leadership
Working towards the functional organization’s vision
Manage the Application Software Engineering staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, 
planning  and training employees. Coach, counseling, monitor, and appraise staff 
Achieves  financial objectives by preparing and managing the Application Software 
Engineering OH spending budgets and capital equipment expenses; scheduling  
expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.  Maintains stated 
weekly and yearly direct labor utilization targets for staff.
Supports the Senior Manager of Software  Engineering in continuous improvement of 
development processes; overall program execution performance; proposal review and 
concurrence and provisioning of necessary resources (equipment, tools, facilities,  
Other duties as assigned. 

Must be a U.S Citizen with existing DoD secret clearance with current 5 year update. 
Must be able to obtain and maintain additional clearances.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related field. 
A minimum of 10 years of experience in complex Software Engineering developmental 
projects that span from requirements through product delivery
Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading a technical team (minimum of 10 people)
Experience in the development of complex systems, preferably in  C++/C#
Must possess a history of strong leadership and initiative
Strong understanding of all aspects of the software engineering  discipline
Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating  in a multi-
disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
Proven track record of continuous improvement
Experience with and understanding of CMMI, ISO9001/AS9100 or similar
Experience developing products using MIL standards
Experience developing complex software applications
Experience developing Graphical User Interfaces
Understanding of Agile or Evolutionary development methodologies (or similar)
Program execution experience using a crawl, walk run paradigm
Proven track record of on-time deliveries, project management and customer satisfaction
Excellent problem solving skills (root cause analysis experience)
Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
Proposal experience up to and including book-boss
Demonstrated ability to develop, nurture and grow strong customer relationships
Significant experience with risk and opportunity management tools
Earned Value Management experience controlling program engineering execution
Proficient with Microsoft Office products
Outstanding communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation) 

Existing DoD Secret clearance, with current 5 year update
Familiarity with software engineering development methodologies
Familiarity with systems engineering development methodologies
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
Ability to travel up to 10%