• Bluefin Robotics Software Engineering Technical Manager

    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
    ID
    2018-32985
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Quincy
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Category
    Engineering-Software
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    Bluefin
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Science or the equivalent and a minimum of 8 years relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.

     

    Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is preferred 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 in Quincy, Massachusetts for a Software Engineering Technical Manager position for our Autonomous Undersea Systems (AUS) line of business which develops and manufactures Bluefin Robotics Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs).  We are looking for someone who has strong technical skills and proven leadership experience to work with and build upon our capable software team and determine the direction of our next generation AUV software. .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.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    The Software Engineering Technical Manager is responsible for the software engineering function and associated staff at AUS. Working with technical managers from Mechanical, Electrical, Marine Operations, and Systems Engineering, and other functions in the company, the Software Engineering Technical Manager provides leadership for the definition, deployment and execution of the software engineering tools, processes, and activities at AUS. The Software Engineering Technical Manager is responsible for managing the software team both day-to-day and strategically, staffing projects and proposals, and participating in business development activities including bid and proposal preparation and generation of cost estimates.

     

     

    The Software Engineering Technical Manager will interface with Program Management, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, and the customer as well as provide technical guidance for individual programs and tasks.

     

    Responsibilities Include:

     

    • Providing technical leadership to and managing Bluefin’s Software Engineering Function
    • Developing and deploying processes, technologies, and practices that support the varied needs of Bluefin’s projects
    • Implementing a flexible and robust Software Development process at Bluefin
    • Attracting and retaining high caliber staff
    • Advancing staff knowledge and abilities in the principles and practices of software engineering
    • Staffing projects to meet project demands
    • Serving as a technical resource and subject matter expert for software matters company-wide
    • Working collaboratively with other functions in the company
    • Assisting in defining, implementing and executing software configuration control
    • Working closely with SQA to ensure high quality standards for Bluefin software and systems in general
    • Ensuring the smooth transition of software into Manufacturing
    • Managing software IR&D projects

      

    Required Experience and Qualifications:

     

    • Experience managing an engineering group, including staffing, performance appraisals, and project prioritization and task assignment
    • Experience contributing to proposals
    • Experience and technical knowledge in AUV systems (autonomy, dynamic control, naval architecture, payload interfaces), power systems for AUVs, network design and architecture
    • Experience with embedded systems, Linux, Windows, full software development cycle, bug tracking, configuration management, release engineering, software quality assurance, GUI development
    • Ability to communicate technically and effectively with Electrical, Mechanical, and Software Engineering groups and staff
    • Strong ability to recruit, manage and retain people

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    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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