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Lockheed Martin Software Engineering Manager in Huntsville, Alabama

Description: Do you have a commitment to success, proven interpersonal skills, a positive outlook? Are you a creative thinker and problem solver? Are you looking for a meaningful career?

Join the Lockheed Martin team and be a part of the company that has developed and flown more hypersonic vehicles than any other U.S. Company and has decades of hypersonic development and flight test experience from government contracts as well as internal investments in research and development projects.

You will perform as technical leader and software manager within the HCSW Software Integrated Product Team. This position reports to the Software Senior Manager and will serve as functional manager for 10-19 software engineers. Primary responsibility is to lead software product development or test teams, providing technical leadership to junior staff to (1) develop schedules and management tools to plan, execute, and monitor software development activities, (2) define the approach for implementing allocated software requirements, (3) complete software requirement analysis, (4) complete software architectural and detailed design, (5) develop software consistent with requirements and design, (6) conduct unit and integration tests of new and modified software units and items, and (7) deliver completed software for build integration and test. In the execution of these responsibilities the candidate is to adhere to company and program command media and customer contract requirements.

This position also requires performing functional management responsibilities including work force management (re-assignments and placements, recruitment and selection of new employees and terminations) and personnel management (training, mentoring, career development, performance and compensation, and promotions).

Management responsibility include significant collaboration within the Program, and Space Software Engineering organization. The successful candidate will be expected to support communications with all levels of employees, customers, and industry from engineer up to executive. Strong skills in conflict resolution, proactive communication, and building collaborative relationships are desired.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications:

3 years minimum experience as a lead and/or Associate Manager.

Demonstrated capability to proactively work through difficult technical, project and resource challenges.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills with proficiency briefing executive-level management, and customers.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully between multiple engineering disciplines.

Desired Skills:

Familiar with software development processes and life cycles.

Knowledge of and experience with the missile / missile defense programs.

Willingness to accept responsibility, be held accountable, and exercise authority to ensure Mission Success.

Proven ability to dissect complex problems into executable plans to solve them.

Experience in conflict resolution, proactive communication, and building collaborative relationships.

Integration and test experience with large complex software systems.

10 years minimum demonstrated experience in systems engineering, software development, software integration, and/or software testing.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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