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BAE Systems Software Engineering Manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Description

Are you searching for career opportunities that bring meaning and purpose to your life? Are you ready to proudly support those who protect our nation? Then navigate your way to BAE Systems Inc. Navigation and Sensor Systems (NSS) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

BAE Systems is looking for a Software Engineering Manager with a passion for engineering and the desire to be part of an innovative, dedicated team responsible for industry-leading Global Positioning Systems (GPS) products. Our team seeks a leader interested in delivering software for real-time embedded GPS receivers for military airborne, ground, and weapons applications. This position offers abundant opportunity to acquire in-depth knowledge of GPS technology and receiver architecture, and to apply that knowledge in a team environment to develop the world's most cutting edge navigation solutions.

In your role, you will be responsible for managing a group of software engineers, providing them with technical mentoring, career guidance and performance feedback. We want to grow our team and you will be integral in interviewing and hiring new software team members. You will be an engaged member of the Software Engineering leadership team, shaping the software culture and process while ensuring the staffing and technical needs of the business are met. You will work with our programs using your technical skills and experience to ensure the design, implementation, and sustainment of our software solutions meet and exceed customer expectations.You will also have opportunities for technical engagement in architecture and design reviews, strategic initiative implementation, bid and proposal development, next generation solution planning and other areas that align with your skills and career aspirations.

Qualified candidates should also possess knowledge of software architectures, software industry best practices, and emerging software technologies. Experience in Agile processes and DevSecOps is also desired.

As a committed leader within Software Engineering, you will help guide engineers in their career advancement as well as push software initiatives and best practices across the discipline. Our organization focuses on career development of our software engineers and advancement of the craft of software engineering. You will work alongside other highly motivated engineers passionate about software and protecting our military service personnel.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline, or Masters of Science

  • Current US Citizenship is required.

  • Have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience in a people manager role for 2 years

  • Software development and technical leadership experience

  • Ability to guide employees through complicated or difficult situations effectively and professionally

  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Experience presenting to technical audiences

  • Solid understanding of software development processes for real-time embedded applications

  • Highly motivated to solve complex problems and continuously improve

  • Existing Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Foundational knowledge with Agile and DevSecOps

Software Engineering Manager


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