Harris Corporation Chief Software Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Chief Software Engineer 6/8/18--SoftwareUSA - CO - Colorado Springs




Job ID: SIS20180706-25133


Job Title: Chief Software Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Number: SIS20180706-25133

Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a Chief Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, Colorado . The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee a team of 40 engineers

  • Act as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders

  • Direct program software build baseline

  • Plan program software builds and upgrades

  • Coordinate program software development support

  • Lead the program defect process and prioritization

  • Report software productivity metrics

  • Lead all program software related issues and actions

  • Conduct risk assessment of issues associated with software

  • Work closely with the software Configuration Management team(s)

  • Work with other teams for scheduling and technical conflicts

  • Manage software resources

  • Lead program Configuration Control Boards

  • Resolve issues identified by Configuration Management and Quality Assurance

  • Ensure design reviews are planned, executed, and action items closed

  • Development, modification, and/or ownership of software branching models, release controls, and related software development processes for programs

  • Engagement with software teams regarding training, code, and process reviews

  • Work with programs to resolve scheduling and technical conflicts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 12+ years of software engineering and development experience OR

  • Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 10+ years of software engineering and development experience

  • An active DoD Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • Previous management experience

  • Familiarity with Satellite Communications

  • Experience as a Software Architect

  • Knowledgeable with: Agile Methodologies, Python, Linux, Front End Web Development, establishing software metrics, software estimation, web micro-framework

  • Comfortable presenting to large groups

  • The ability to obtain and maintain program access

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active DoD Top Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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