• Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) Software Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead

    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    ID
    2018-31875
    Job Location
    USA-VA-Fairfax
    Category
    Engineering-Software
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related technical field is required (or equivalent experience), plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is reuired at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Software Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead Engineer on the Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) program.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

     

    • Provides leadership and/or direction and/or supervision to lower level employees and teams.       Performs analysis for all software products to include concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenance and baseline management
    • Accountable to the program Deputy Program Manager of Engineering (DPME) and will be expected to drive and lead the completion of major program, projects and tasks
    • Leads software requirements analysis, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded products
    • Performs technical planning, verification and validation of others work, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for the total system
    • Applies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering products
    • Leads small technical proposals and contributes to medium sized proposals
    • Frequently responsible to lead collaboration activities with senior management, leadership and stakeholders within the company
    • Frequently responsible to lead collaboration with organizations outside engineering or with external customers and vendors/suppliers
    • Applies principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to the development of complex solutions
    • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
    • Performs functional analysis, time-line analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development life-cycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)
    • Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposals, market trends, state of technology and industry, specifications and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
    • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systems
    • More often responsible to define the scope, schedule and expectations for the work they execute or lead
    • Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments for self and teams
    • Responsible for resolution of significant and diverse range of complex problems and issues of broad scope and complexity which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
    • Erroneous decisions or recommendations, or failure to accomplish results or errors typically will negatively impact business segment financial results and cause business segment to fail to achieve organizational objectives
    • Some travel is required

     KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Must have experience a planning, developing and maintaining resource loaded program schedules
    • A seasoned, experienced professional having a wide range of professional experience and possessing a strong understanding of software engineering concepts, principles, and theories and expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways
    • Demonstrates strong skills at helping company meet financial and business objectives by resolving complex issues in creative, effective and financially favorable ways
    • Capable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depth evaluation of variable factors
    • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
    • Detailed and strong knowledge of technology trends and champions new ideas and product and process improvements
    • Strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    • Strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scripting
    • Detailed knowledge of other related engineering and support disciplines
    • Strong ability to excel at the development of new theories and methods
    • Strong awareness of business objectives and Engineering's role in achieving
    • Strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills
    • Strong ability to multi-task
    • Strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
    • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects as a technical lead with little or no direction, frequently provides direction and leadership to technical teams and determines methods and procedures
    • Strong ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments
    • Strong ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
    • Advocate and champion at interpreting, defining and applying company policies and procedures to resolve very complex issues
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; especially MS Project and Excel
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills
    • Strong ability to recognize and clearly report relevant information
    • Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions; someone who is capable of providing technical leadership to an organization






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    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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