Posted on: July 13, 2019
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As part of our company mission, we're dedicated to making the world
a safer place. That starts with helping our customers in the
Defense industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne
work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next
hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and
shores our dedicated Defense Group scientists and engineers are
solving critical challenges across the globe. Defense capabilities
including enterprise and mission IT, command and control,
geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, operations support,
logistics, and training serve a diverse set of customers including
the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, the Defense Information
Systems Agency, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)/Mission
Equipment Package (MEP) Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination
(PED) Defense Group of Employer has a dynamic opportunity for a
Software Manager located at our Huntsville, AL office, in support
of the U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems, (UAS). You will utilize
your engineering experience to provide technical input and problem
solving for Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS), and Gray
Eagle Modeling, Navigation and Integration (GEMNI) programs. You
will be part of the Engineering Team supporting UAS systems that
includes software, datalinks, avionics, payloads and a full
spectrum of functional engineering activities including
integration, testing, and process management. Engineering
activities include: Requirements analysis, design, functional
testing, and all associated documentation.
Act as a main proponent to ensure successful software engineering
for all facets of the US Army RQ-7Bv2 Shadow and US Army MQ-1C Gray
Manage software team and subcontractor software teams in the
execution of projects across the US Army RQ-7Bv2 Shadow and US Army
MQ-1C Gray Eagle.
Experience with Family of System (FoS) Interoperability Profiles
and STANAG 4586 standards.
Performs top-level design tasks using systems engineering
methodology to derive software requirements and overall system
Develop and manage software development plans, software test
descriptions, and software requirements specifications.
Develop and manage software test procedures and software test
Conduct and manage software integration test in a Software
Integration Lab (SIL) environment.
Integration, troubleshooting, testing, and documentation of UAS
Develop and transform low/high-level design artifacts into
functional systems design.
Manage sub-contractors executing complex software engineering
Develop an integrated master plan for software engineering
Develop and manage statement of work for software engineering
Develop and maintain engineering documentation and diagrams.
Coordinate and communicate with the United States Army, UAS
stakeholders, end users, and internal & external customer and
Responsible for analysis, implementation planning, and
subcontractor coordination, integration & test, sustainment,
documentation, deployment, and system assessment will be
Responsible in cross-functional activities to accomplish assigned
tasks and will be responsible for leadership activities as
Basic Qualifications To be considered for this position, you must
minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, and 12+ years of prior relevant
experience, or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant
Experience leading and managing unmanned aircraft systems including
technology processes and projects.
Experience coordinating with Third-Party Hardware and Software
Vendors for successful systems integration and testing.
Experience in diagnosing complex system problems and develop
Experience in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task
execution situations involving the full spectrum of system
Experience with Microsoft office suite (eg Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Experience working in a team-based environment to meet
Experience in working with Government personnel to identify
required activities, to perform collaborative planning, review
deliverables, and resolve issues.
Experience developing Systems requirements.
Experience with IPTs or smaller task teams.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and
Have a strong background in the UAS field to include the ability to
integrate, troubleshoot, and test hardware and software
UAS engineering experience and/or relevant experience in a related
Active DoD Secret clearance.
25% CONUS travel required
Masters in Science.
Experience in the development of proposals and capture
Extensive knowledge and understanding of multiple engineering
disciplines (Integration, Software, Aero, Avionics, etc.).
Report and/or technical writing skills.
Development Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for new opportunities.
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