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Software Engineering Manager

Apply Now Job ID: 505331BR Date posted: Oct. 10, 2019 City: Boulder State: Colorado Program: NextGen GEO
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

This position is for a Software Engineering Manager for the Ground Segment of the NextGen GEO OPIR satellite program. The NextGen GEO Ground Segment is the hardware and software system components required for the Command & Control (C2) and Communication for the satellite constellation.

The Software Engineering Manager is responsible for management of approximately 20+ individual contributors, collaborating with peers for staffing and personnel actions, ensuring their team is meeting program objectives, and working across the Boulder site for a cohesive and consistent engineering approach. This position requires experienced leadership of diverse teams, demonstrated Software Engineering skillset, and strong Program Management understanding. This position requires a strong technical understanding of Agile development concepts, DevSecOps, and act as a guiding force to ensure the program development meets the customer Statement of Work, System Requirements, and can lead their team in a dynamic work environment.

This position is expected to work across the organization to help plan and evolve the Agile software development environment and best practices for a cloud-based development system for the program – aka DevSecOps. They will also need to be aware of and seen as a SME for software best practices for development concepts in areas such as micro services, AI, and Big Data. It is desired for the candidate to have experience with Amazon Web Services and cloud based technologies such as OpenStack, OpenShift, or Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

Responsibilities also include the following:

• Developing capability talent pools and effectively applying resources to program and proposal teams
• Identifying and strengthening critical skills and innovative solutions that provide discriminating value to the business.
• Developing career management plan for critical skill areas
• Driving employee engagement activities including talent management, career development, training opportunities and employee recognition
• Proactively addressing employee HR items and promoting consistent management processes at all levels of leadership

The candidate is also required to be a Full Spectrum Leader, demonstrating the following:

• Shape the Future – Strategic thinker and thought leader. Effectively assess, develop, and deploy talent to enable business growth and program performance
• Build Effective Relationships – Foster integration and collaboration across the program
• Energize the Team – Employ creative techniques to spark innovation, boost morale, and build high performing teams
• Deliver Results – Execute program commitments within all cost, schedule and quality constraints
• Model Personal Excellence – Nurture a continuous learning environment through training, collaboration, self-study, webinars, brown bags, and domain knowledge transfer
Basic Qualifications:
• Demonstrated professional experience in software engineering
• Bachelors degree in Engineering or physical sciences required or technical discipline, or equivalent experience
• Experience briefing customers or senior management
• Minimum of 12 years of demonstrated experience in engineering with increasing levels of responsibility
• Experience in an Agile development environment
• Experience in one or all: DevSecOps, Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), Amazon Web Services
• Experience identifying and pursuing new work (such as Proposals, ECPs, RFCs, ROMs, etc)
• Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Desired Skills:
• Demonstrated experience with Systems Engineering life-cycle process and milestone achievement (such as SRR, PDR, CDR, or formal product delivery to a customer)
• Program Management or project leadership experience
• Experience forming and growing a high performing multidiscipline team
• Experience in metrics collection, Risk and Opportunities Management, and staffing
• Demonstrated CAM/EVM expertise or knowledge including milestone reviews, audits, and (joint) surveillance reviews
• Demonstrated experience growing and nurturing talent within an organization
• Success establishing and cultivating effective customer relationships
• The candidate should possess a high degree of ethics, strong core values and an optimistic outlook, and show the ability to work independently with initiative, creativity and innovation
• Demonstrated ability to respond quickly to shifting priorities and to effortlessly multitask across those priorities
• Demonstrated process improvement mindset
• Experience in space-to-ground architectures
• Experience in space-to-ground integration

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS4400 SPACE Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Software Engineering Clearance Level: TS/SCI Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2 Shift: First Apply Now

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