2023-58948 - Technical Resource Manager - Software Engineering


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

2023-58948 - Technical Resource Manager - Software Engineering
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

We are looking for an energetic and creative individual with the skill and desire to help build productive, trusting teams, provide technical and project mentoring, drive accountability and help develop our next generation of technical and business leaders.

As a Technical Resource Manager - Software Engineering, you will be part of a staff that helps guide, lead and mentor our team of talented software engineers working on our strategic and surface business programs. Responsibilities will include people development, mentoring and direct technical support of the programs within your portfolio.


• People Responsibilities

o Oversee and manage a team of approximately 15-20 software engineers supporting various Pittsfield and remote programs;
o Attract qualified staff via recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding new employees
o Expected to manage work, set objectives, and meet commitments for self and others
o Provide effective feedback via regular Check-Ins, performance assessments and discussions with employees
o Handles personnel issues within area of responsibility including merit planning, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
o Implement, develop, and initiate strategic improvements to drive long term health of the organization, such as training, mentoring, coaching and career development of staff
o Recognize employee performance
o Establish/enforce team culture, team cohesion and comradery

• Program Performance Responsibilities

o Participates in the proposal process, including the development of executable project plans on proposals
o Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
o Participates in development of technical strategies and teaming strategies in technical domain
o Provide staff to meet program requirements and provide oversight to work product development
o Actively uncover technical and organizational risks and ensure they are included in risk mitigation plans
o Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
o Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
o Determines and implements the organizational training needs in accordance with the requirements of the technical domain

• Process Responsibilities

o Oversee program execution, ensuring compliance with program process and GDMS common process
o Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s)
o Provides leadership in defining technology, tool, and process strategy across a technical domain
o Identify opportunities to Implement Engineering process initiatives into Programs efforts
o Ensures process compliance of all engineering activity in area of responsibility


• Strong people and project leadership skills, with ability to train, mentor and motivate staff
• Strong ability to think creatively
• Self-directed/ self-starting ability with willingness to engage in continuous learning environment
• Strong written and verbal communications skills; bridges communication across teams
• Works collaboratively with resources external to the functional or program team
• Strong experience in driving continuous improvement in Engineering process and tools
• Strong ability to recruit, manage and retain people
• Strong experience in software engineering discipline
• Travel may be required

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience, plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant supervisory experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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