Job Vacancy Senior Manager Software Engineering DRS Technologies

Job title: Senior Manager Software Engineering

Company: DRS Technologies

Job description: Job ID: 105036

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Job Summary

Responsible for leading and managing a team of 10-15 Embedded Software Engineers supporting the EOIS business unit in development, qualification, and sustainment of EO/IR system software products.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for the technical excellence and quality of software products produced by the Embedded Software Engineering organization.

Perform as Embedded Software Engineering subject matter expert with regard to Software Product Lifecycle processes and ensure Software Engineering best practices are implemented.

Working with Software Engineering leaders at other Leonardo DRS sites, continually assess adequacy of enterprise Software Engineering processes and resulting software products, and continually improve those processes consistent with business objectives.

Ensure good risk management principles are applied to software product development activities.

Work closely with project managers, project engineers, and project software leads to ensure Software Engineering tasks are appropriately scheduled and budgeted into project plans, that skilled resources are assigned, and tasks are successfully executed per plan.

Personally provide Software Engineering technical support to project teams as necessary.

Work closely with Software Quality Assurance to ensure that software quality control is being performed on all Software Engineering efforts.

Ensure software baseline control and effective change management on all Software Engineering efforts.

Promote software product and tool reuse and commonality across the enterprise. Applylessons learned to software products and software product lifecycle activities.

Define position requirements, interview, and hire Software Engineering personnel as needed.

Organize Software Engineering staff and create work assignments that achieve both project objectives and provide for personnel development.

Provide training and career development to Software Engineers.

Train others in Software Engineering and Software Product Lifecycle skills, processes, and procedures.

Provide a comprehensive and timely review of each Software Engineer team members’ performance.

Assist the organization with workforce planning and management of engineering discretionary budgets and overhead budgets.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering is required. A Master’s degree in

Computer Science or Computer Engineering is preferred.

Minimum of fifteen years Embedded Software Engineering experience encompassing system software and software configuration item requirements development, software architecture design and development, code analysis, software integration, and software product verification and validation is required.

Minimum of five years Software Engineering organizational leadership and management experience is required.

Experience writing embedded software using high-level programming languages is required. Experience using C, C++

and C# is preferred.

Experience in embedded, real-time software development is required. Experience developing in VxWorks and Free RTOS-distributed real-time operating system environments is preferred.

Experience hosting software products on Intel Altera FPGAs and Xilinx FPGAs is preferred. Experience with software/firmware integration is required.

Experience leading software product development employing DOD-STD-2167A and ISO/IEC/IEEE 12207 standards and methodologies is required.

Experience with Agile development standards and methodologies is preferred.

Experience with software development in a CMMI for Development Level 3 or higher process environment is required.

Experience with software requirements, design, and verification aspects with regard to cybersecurity is preferred. Working experience with operating system hardening, mitigating vulnerabilities and knowledge of penetration strategies is preferred.

Experience with automated requirements management, software problem reporting, software code peer review, and software version control tools is required. Specific experience with DOORS, Subversion, Code Collaborator, JIRA and GIT is preferred.

Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both written and oral.

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION. At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed

to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance.

For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

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Location: Melbourne, FL

Job date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 05:15:29 GMT

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