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Senior Software Engineer Project Lead

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description:
Join a dynamic group of software engineers responsible for the design, development and support of embedded software solutions for the world's premier land-based combat vehicle producer.
Provide software leadership and support of ground vehicle projects. The person filling this role will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the software development effort for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle project
  • Create and maintain Software Build Plan to communicate project scope with development team
  • Work with Computer Software Configuration Item (CSCI) leads and program management to develop schedules and establish budgets
  • Develop basis of estimates for new scope items
  • Enter EVMS for software tasks
  • Assist with development and/or review of software documentation including Software Development Plan, Software Resource/Data Report, Software Requirement Specification, Software Design Description, Software Version Description, and related test documentation
  • Attend and participate in project related meetings with the project management team.
  • Work with Systems Engineering to support system level requirements allocation and testing.
  • Interface and coordinate with outside vendors for software support and deliverables.
  • Identify, document and mitigate project risks items.
  • Interface with Software Quality Assurance (SWQA) to address audit findings and implement corrective actions.
  • Assist with development of project metrics and measures.
  • Prepare and submit status reports to management.
  • Ensure all work conforms to software development process improvement and CMMI Level 5 initiatives
    Position Requirements:
    • Excellent leadership skills required.
    • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
    • Knowledge of software development lifecycle.
    • Knowledge of CMMI is preferred.
    • Familiarity with Earned Value Management System (EVMS) is a plus
    • Excellent customer skills required
    • Previous experience with military vehicle software preferred
    • Excellent writing skills required
    • Possess or able to obtain security clearance
    • Must have Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or related. Other technical degrees will be considered with related experience
    • Requires some limited travel (training/seminars/meetings)
    • US Citizenship is required per DoD(Dept of Defense)
      This role requires candidate to be onsite 70% of the time
      Role is a mix of office and lab/vehicle environment, 50% of time for lab/vehicle equipment access.General Dynamics is a successful Fortune 100, global aerospace and defense company, with over 90,000 employees world-wide. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness. Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment. General Dynamics Lands Systems provides a competitive compensation package, site specific flexible work schedules, 401(k) with Company Match; Bonus Eligibility, Employee Development Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement, On-site Amenities, and comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance. At GDLS, we strive to be champions who drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to our values and beliefs to provide a safe space, which empowers our team members to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We welcome all diverse backgrounds and experiences, as we see the value in creating a dynamic environment of diverse culture preference. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: General Dynamics Land Systems, Detroit , Senior Software Engineer Project Lead, Accounting, Auditing , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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