Lockheed Martin Software Engineering Manager in Huntsville, Alabama

Candidate will perform as technical leader and software test manager within the THAAD Ground Systems Development Organization (GSDO). This position reports to the GSDO Software Senior Manager and will serve as functional manager for 10-19 software engineers.

Primary responsibilities are to lead the GSDO software test and software configuration management teams, providing technical leadership to junior staff to (1) develop schedules and management tools to plan software test and software configuration management activities, (2) develop the approach for verifying allocated software requirements, (3) develop test plans and procedures to supply the objective evidence needed for requirements verification, (4) utilize test beds to develop test procedures and execute testing, (5) perform post-test analysis and document results, (6) develop software tools for automating analysis of test data for requirements compliance, (7) verify software support tools are adequate and under configuration control, (8) verify test beds (software and hardware) are certified for test and under configuration control, (9) review lessons learned and best practices from other software programs for application to THAAD Ground Systems, (10) prepare for and lead test readiness review boards prior to qualification testing, (11) support preparation and review of Software Test Reports documenting results of testing, and (12) control baselined software products and maintain status of baselines within the GSDO. In the execution of these responsibilities the candidate is to adhere to company command media and customer contract requirements. The nature of the work requires the candidate be organized and detailed oriented. This position requires strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently and in a team environment and to interface with software developers, software test engineers, system engineers, program management, quality assurance engineers and customer representatives. This position also requires performing functional management responsibilities such as hiring, performance management, career development, and oversight of training.

Basic Qualifications 10 years minimum demonstrated experience in software development, systems engineering, integration, and/or testing; Software test planning experience; Requirements verification and validation experience; Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in briefing executive-level management, government and industry customers. Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully between multiple engineering disciplines. Demonstrated experience generating cost and schedule estimates for new business pursuits and proposals. Must have a proven familiarity with software engineering-related processes (including software engineering command media), and experience in applying them to develop, test, control, and deliver software products that support program and customer needs. Must hold a DoD Secret clearance or higher.

Desired skills THAAD Fire Control and/or Launcher software development and/or test experience; Safety critical software testing experience; Experience in system and software requirements development and/or analysis; Experience in definition, development, and/or verification of software/hardware interfaces; Familiar with ground systems hardware components and their relationship to software items; Knowledge of and experience with the Missile Defense Agency and THAAD customer ; Control Account Management certification. Proven successful management of technologically diverse group of personnel within a Software Engineering environment.

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Job Location(s): Huntsville Alabama