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Senior Software Project Lead

Company: General Dynamics Corporation
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: February 9, 2024

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Job Description

This position will be a Lead Engineering role our Software Engineering team that is responsible for the development and support of software for our ground vehicles. This role participates in activities covering the entire software development life-cycle, from requirements development to final testing and delivery of software products.

Company Information
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.
Hybrid/Onsite: Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 80%.
What We Offer:
Starting your career or you are an experience professional, we offer a Total Rewards package that is Impactful and built for you.

  • Healthcare including medical, dental, vision, HSA and Flex Spending
  • competitive base pay, incentive pay that rewards individual and team performance, and comprehensive benefits.
  • 401k Match (6%)
  • Educational Assistance
  • 9-80 Work Schedule (This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.)
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Onsite Cafeteria, remodeled with new equipment Fitness Center, and Outdoor fitness track. About the Role:
    This position will be a Lead Engineering role our Software Engineering team that is responsible for the development and support of software for our ground vehicles. This role participates in activities covering the entire software development life-cycle, from requirements development to final testing and delivery of software products.
    Responsibilities to Anticipate:
    • Lead the software development effort for Ground Combat Vehicle projects
      Ensure team meets project scope and objectives
      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 cost and schedule estimates for new scope items
      Enter Earned Value Management System (EVMS) status 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. Qualifications Sought:
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical field.
      • Minimum of 7 years related experience.
      • Must have knowledge and experience with software development cycle. Additional Information / Desired Experience
        • This position may require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. (Non-US Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance).
        • Knowledge of CMMI preferred
        • Familiarity with Earned Value Management System a plus
        • Experience with Military Vehicle Software desired
        • The candidate will need to have strong written and oral communication skills.
        • Able to work overtime when required.
        • Able to bring continuous improvement processes and methodologies to the position.
        • Limited travel may be required. GDLS considers factors such as, scope/responsibilities of the position, candidate experience, education/training background, in addition to local market comparable and business considerations when extending an offer.

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          Back To Search ResultsGeneral Dynamics Land Systems is a global leader in the design, development, production, support and innovation of tracked and wheeled military vehicles.

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