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Manager Software Engineering



16d ago

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • Saint Louis

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Software Engineering, 5+ years experience, leadership skills, strong coding abilities in C/C++/C#/Java, proven success with complex systems, ability to influence best practices, and capability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.
  • You will lead a software engineering team, manage budget and schedule, drive technical innovation, design complex systems, ensure quality, mentor staff, and support engineering activities to meet company goals and customer needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated people and technical leadership capabilities
  • Proven Computer Science fundamentals in embedded development, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience in one of the following: C, C++, C# and/or Java
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfullydelivered to customers
  • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within the team
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong mentor of peers and subordinates
  • Experience with Linux/Unix is preferred
  • Ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance is required


  • Manage/Supervise and direct the work of a software engineering team responsible for driving technology through means of design, develop, analyze, document and support testing of products, systems, or subsystems.
  • Develop and performance manage software group
  • Manage budget, cost and schedule input and design assignments for the software department
  • Continuously improve engineering practices for the software platform to support efficiency, reliability, and serviceability goals
  • Review customer specifications and requirements, and develop designs to best support them, including cost as a key design variable.
  • Apply technical expertise to lead software engineering team through solving complex embedded design problems
  • Develop a strong technical platform vision that encourages team members to build configuration driven platform tools to allow the principles of the team to scale throughout the organization
  • Drive the program design to cost and design
  • Document component and subsystem specifications requirements
  • Participate in preparation of proposals
  • Responsible for completion of assigned task on time and meeting technical requirements
  • Work closely with staff to conceptualize systems and software technical designs
  • Support and participate in technical engineering support activities, such as design reviews
  • Perform the design, development, modification, analysis, and/or documentation of various software systems
  • Job Responsibilities Part II:
  • Participate in resolution of technical issues within the company and outside suppliers
  • Attend and participate in appropriate engineering, customer, or business meetings
  • Mentor and/or coach either within or outside of direct staff
  • Supervise a group independently, provide assistance to staff; communicate work priorities; verify accuracy of work and engineering employee development
  • Communicate clearly (written and oral) with other company personnel and customer as required
  • Support, communicate, reinforce, and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


What are the qualifications needed for the Software Engineering Manager position at Leonardo DRS Land Systems?

The qualifications for the Software Engineering Manager position include a Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or a related technical field with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, demonstrated people and technical leadership capabilities, experience in embedded development, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis, proficiency in C, C++, C# and/or Java, proven experience in building complex software systems successfully delivered to customers, strong mentorship skills, excellent analytical and communication abilities, experience with Linux/Unix (preferred), and the ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance.

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Mission & Purpose

Leonardo is a global high-tech player in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Leonardo plays a strategic role in the industrial development of the countries in which it operates, with a direct presence in five domestic markets (Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, Poland, and Israel) and a commercial network extending worldwide. Innovation, continuous research, digital industry and sustainability are the cornerstones of its business worldwide, while the company’s 51,000-plus people are the engine driving its growth. Stefano Pontecorvo has been the Chairman since 9 May 2023 and Roberto Cingolani has been the CEO and General Manager since 9 May 2023.