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BAE Systems Systems/Software Engineering Manager in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Job Description

It s about the journey. Whether it s a bus ride or flight, our commercial electronic systems help transport millions of passengers every day. Every second a plane takes off somewhere in the world, enabled by our flight-critical products. On the ground, our electric and hybrid solutions save more than 22 million gallons of fuel per year. Be part of our journey at Electronic Systems where you ll be among the brightest minds, working on the industry s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Ourflexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first exemplified by our mission: We Innovate For Those Who Move TheWorldTM. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with us.

In Controls & Avionics Solutions, you will have the opportunity to help define and develop the next generation of avionics whether it is fly-by-wire flight controls, full authority digital engine controls, or power management.

In Power & Propulsion Solutions, we re involved with everything from providing efficient, power management on military vehicles to developing eco-friendly, hybrid and electric systems for the commercial world. Be part of a team that is helping to keep the air we breathe much cleaner.

Be a part of something amazing as we start to take flightBAE Systems in Fort Wayne, IN is expanding its development engineering capability! As our business continues to grow, new opportunities abound for talented engineers interested in influencing the future of our engineering organization.

We are looking for a Systems/Software Engineering Discipline Manager to lead an interdisciplinary team of engineers in a dynamic and challenging environment. The discipline manager will facilitate the stand up of a new team, assisting with front-end talent acquisition, and establishing resources as an integral part of the design, development, and verification of products within our commercial and military product families.

Duties include:

Supervisory responsibilities in alignment with business objectives, administering communication, performance, compensation, and recognition programs

Provide technical expertise and consultation as needed, including budget and schedule

Promote and represent the cultural values of the engineering organization

Lead continuous improvement of technical capabilities, processes, and tools

Partner with project team leads to effectively staff execution projects and develop talent

Support new business pursuits, cost reductions, customer support, and project leadership

Proactively manage knowledge transfer - develop mentoring pairs, document procedures and lessons learned, identify best practices, etc.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline and 10 years of related experience.

  • Previous experience in project leadership role or functional management

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve cost, cycle time, customer and engineering process objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and motivate technical teams

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate and coordinate with other functions and customers

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Experience in full lifecycle system development including requirements, design, integration and verification

  • Knowledge of system development processes and procedures

  • Desire to continuously improve engineering processes and standards

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Familiarity and experience with flight, avionics, engine or industrial controls programs

  • Familiarity and experience with hybrid system programs in personal, commercial, or military ground vehicles

  • Experience with Requirements Management (ie, DOORS) and Configuration Management (ie, Synergy) tools

  • Familiarity with product and systems safety

  • Experience with Model Based Development

  • Experience with Control Law and/or Built In Test development

  • Familiarity with industry standards such as DO-178B/C, ARP4754 and DO-160

  • Experience with embedded Software development including development of custom OS and Drivers

  • Experience with HW/SW integration

  • Experience with Requirements Based Verification

  • 2 years of engineering management or project leadership experience

  • Previous experience leading engineering team of 10 or more

  • Knowledge of test/support equipment development

-Strong motivational leadership skills

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Systems/Software Engineering Manager


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