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Manager, Software Engineering

Company: L3Harris
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Mgr, Software Engineering
Job Code: SWM5
Job Location: Valencia, CA
About L3Harris Integrated Mission Systems - Maritime Sector
With facilities aligned to the Pacific, Atlantic and Gulf coasts, L3Harris' Maritime Sector is renowned for our ability to develop, integrate, test and deliver advanced sensor products and systems to Naval and Maritime customer communities, including the U.S. Navy, international navies, Fortune 500 companies and seismic geophysical exploration service providers.
Within the Maritime Sector, our primary market segments include:

  • Passive acoustic systems including towed arrays, and for submarines, surface ships, and unmanned vessels

  • Active acoustic systems including hull-mounted sonars, variable depth sonars, dipping sonars, and sensors for submarines, surface ships, and unmanned vessels

  • Integrated systems including acoustic processing, maritime C2 and decision support, and unmanned payloads and sensors for submarines, surface ships, unmanned vessels, and shore-based command centers.

    We are strategically positioned to support growing defense and homeland security needs, as well as commercial geophysical exploration and exploitation systems. Our business model is ideally suited to provide customers with high-performance, cost-effective and dual-use technologies in both military and commercial markets. Our strategy is to exploit our core competencies and continue to offer flexibility as a component supplier, subsystem integrator and prime contractor.
    Job Description:
    Successful candidate will report to the Valencia, CA office, and must have the ability to travel to our Goleta, CA, as needed. L3Harris is seeking a Software Engineering Manager that can grow a team of software engineers while advancing their own career in a management role. This leader and motivator interact with software engineers in planning, designing, and testing of complex systems.
    At L3Harris we develop towed array sonar and dipping sonar systems. Our software engineering team is responsible for software requirement development, software test and integration, application and embedded code with C/C++, Linux based development for GUIs and system control. Assist with managing and directing the day to day activities of the Software Engineering Group, make individual work assignments, monitor individual performance and provide technical direction to individuals in the Group and to program teams. Perform difficult work on highly technical or involved projects. Review and approve formal documentation for release. Estimate labor, capacity, tools, equipment and other resources to operate and adhere to budget and schedule commitments.
    Essential Functions:

    • Must be able to individually contribute to software requirements development, software test and integration, and developing application and embedded code using C/C++ on Linux-based systems including GUIs and system control.

    • Manage Software Engineering staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, planning and training employees

    • Coach, counseling, monitor, and appraise staff performance

    • Manage and directing the day to day activities of the Software Engineering Group and make individual work assignments.

    • Participate in proposals and review cost estimates/proposal packages

    • Manage resources to meet program needs through allocation of available personnel or hiring new personnel

    • Manage engineering contracts and overhead budgets monthly and identify hiring needs to staff the programs effectively

    • Contribute to development of new and innovative technologies and processes, including idea submission for internal research and development (IRAD) investments and execution of funded IRAD and Internal Order projects

    • Contribute to the creation and implementation of strategic plans and technology development roadmaps for Mission Systems

    • Define capital, tools, equipment and other resources required by the Software Eng. Group

    • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to management and customers

    • Ensure quality through group adherence to the Quality Systems Manual and Standard Work Instructions and other internally or contractually invoked standards.

    • Experience with EVMS / CAM Duties

    • Experience with Software Project Tracking using Earned Value Methodologies.

    • A strong background in software development.

    • Candidate must have a proven record of successfully leading large project planning and development activities.


      • Minimum Education Required: Bachelor of Science - Software Engineering or Computer Science; Master's Degree preferred

      • Minimum Experience Required: 9+ years Software Engineering related experience

      • Requires management and leadership knowledge in job area. Typically has comprehensive knowledge and skills within a specific technical or professional discipline and may have broad understanding of other areas within the job function.

      • Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information

      • On-site position, ability to travel 25%

        Preferred Additional Skills:

        • Ability to obtain a US DoD. Secret Clearance

        • DoD software development experience

        • Experience with Agile Development

          L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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