Technical Project Lead, Software Engineering
We are a driven, customer oriented engineering services firm. Able to step outside the box and develop solutions from a fresh perspective, we focuses on all types of products and projects. Our projects range from engineering services for defense contractors to ground-breaking autonomous unmanned systems development. We provide contract engineering services as well as develop technologies that may lead to licensable IP or the establishment of new businesses. We maintain an open and energetic working environment and foster strong customer contact.
We are growing in response to continued demand for its technologies and services which are driving the need for a results-oriented, customer-focused technical project lead in a fast-paced product and project development environment with a successful project/product development track record. Our projects range in complexity and involve some or all engineering disciplines across many market segments, but primarily within the defense market.
This individual will have proven technical abilities as well as the ability to lead and manage software projects. In addition to the lead engineer role, this position requires hands-on involvement in preparing, reviewing and conducting various activities such as development of specifications, concept/system architecture, engineering and design, design reviews, and build/test activities. The individuals responsibilities also include team leadership, project scheduling, scope, budget, technical expertise, business development activities and proposal / grant writing.
Requirements and Preferences:
Multi-discipline systems-level engineering understanding;
Working knowledge of common engineering development tools for software development;
Proven ability in a challenging technical and customer-focused environment;
Excellent management and organization skills;
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills;
Driven to excel with an entrepreneurial mindset;
Successful candidates must have demonstrated capabilities in the following:
Design / architecture of robotics, unmanned system control, motion control, and related software products;
Establishing and tracking scope, schedules, budgets, deliverables for multi-disciplinary projects;
Skilled in government-based technology requirements and customer interfacing;
Ability to successfully support several project teams in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to oversee and conduct critical project reviews, identification of project risks and development of risk mitigation strategies and approaches;
Experience and continued interest in identifying opportunities and writing successful proposals for customers and government grants;
Understand & practice job role in our quality management system as trained.
BS in Computer Science or related field (MS preferred)5+ years experience as an embedded software developer, 3+ years in a lead role;
Fluency in C, C++ for embedded systems required, experience with ROS, Java, LabVIEW, Matlab, SVN, RTOS a plus;
Experience in robotics, unmanned systems, military systems including software development on embedded targets such as PIC32 and ARM;
Fluency in the development and review of software requirements, specifications and design documents and conducting of design reviews;
Familiarity with ISO 9001 or CMMI desired;
Ability to obtain a security clearance is desirable.