Sentinel – Software Engineering Manager

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Job Description

As a Software Engineering Manager 3 you will be the leader for a team of software engineers. These engineers will be designing and developing software products to provide the Nuclear Command and Control (NC2) software solutions to the C2 organization in support of the Sentinel EMD program.


Ensuring members have sufficient statement of work and resources are balanced across various efforts.
Managing member performance and supervising employee development and mentoring efforts (including engagement strategies for higher performers and corrective actions for lower performers)
Coordinating with Sentinel leadership to ensure appropriate staffing / de-staffing actions are developed and executed relative to their department and managing employee movement.
Meeting budget targets and interpreting higher level guidance for implementation within the organization for process implementation and improvement.
Managing program requirements and accurately forecasting work scope for program leadership
Rapid response to leadership on requests for programmatic status, and early communication of challenges to execution
Implementation of agile software development practices to support defense contract development programs
Perform as a leader within the Command-and-Control C2 organization.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications

8 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s degree; 6 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD or an additional 4 years of related experience in lieu of degree
Active DoD Secret clearance with a reinvestigation date occurring in the last 6 years.
US Citizenship and ability to obtain Special Program Access (SAP)
1+ years’ experience in EVMS in an Agile environment.
3+ years in formal/lead management position.
1+ years managing software development programs.
1+ years’ experience with SW Assurance best practices.
1+ years’ experience with Systems Thinking and Systems Engineering to drive the teams to a holistic design, integrating COTS solutions via modularity and well-defined interfaces for a sustainable system.
Basic understanding of how Development/Test environments need to function and operates.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

Effectively communicate and present to project and program management, other technical managers, and customers.
Excellent technical writing skills, and team building skills.
Subcontractor technical oversight experience.
Demonstrated experience leading a team of technical contributors.
Previous access to SAP.
Experience with the Sentinel weapon system, especially Command & Launch.
Earned Value Management Experience.
Experience with Confluence and JIRA.
Strong ability to communicate unique problems and recommend potential process/business solutions in an Agile environment.
Successful track record of program performance, interpersonal team building skills, and management experience.