This is an opportunity to join a fast paced program with our U.S. Army's Ground Vehicle Systems Center engineering group located in Warren, MI. As an Embedded Software Project Lead, you will be hands-on in managing the execution of a technically advanced software team in the development of embedded military vehicle system software.
Essential Job Functions:
Plan, track and manage progress of embedded software development projects related to military ground combat vehicles, report progress and make corrective actions based on project metrics and risks. Develop and manage project schedules and milestones, track and communicate progress in presentation form, manage scope and ensure all quality aspects are being satisfactorily met according to the Project Plan.
Provide leadership in the execution of defining software requirements, software design, implementation and test activities. An understanding of programming languages and of software development lifecycle models is expected.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. citizenship is required. Bachelor’s Degree plus Twelve years of experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar engineering degree and Twelve years experience. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
Experience developing project schedules, managing progress according to project metrics, managing risks, initiating and managing corrective actions and communicating status to both technical and managerial audiences. Understanding of Vehicle Electronics (Vetronics) Subsystem requirements and functional capabilities. Familiar with Software Processes consistent with CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integrated) or similar models. Understanding of Software Programming Languages such as C++, C#, C, etc., build scripts and software release processes for embedded real-time software work products.
Familiar with software architectures, software requirements, software designs as well as concepts of modularity, commonality and reuse. Familiar with Real-Time Operating Systems. Familiar with Configuration Management and Data Management activities and processes. Familiar with Preliminary Design Reviews (PDRs), Critical Design Reviews (CDRs) and Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs).Ability to communicate clearly in both written and oral form and develop and present presentation style statuses.