Software Engineering Supervisor with Development Experience (Hybrid)

in Fort Worth, TX

Software Engineering Supervisor with Development Experience (Hybrid) Job

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    Fort Worth, TX 76107-4600, US

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    Engineering & Technology

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Job Description See what you are missing! Here in our Test and Support Solutions (T&SS) group you will work on some of the world’s most advanced Test and Support systems. You will manage the design, development, test and documentation of software applications to test various aircraft capabilities and support equipment items. At BAE Systems, you will be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry’s most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we are innovating for the future. And you can, too.

Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first – exemplified by our mission: “We Protect Those Who Protect Us®.” Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems. Our engineers are the lifeblood of our company and we are more than 5,000 strong. With our robust offering of educational and career development opportunities, your chances to grow are limitless.

T&SS is seeking a Software Engineering Functional Manager to provide functional management / supervisory leadership and engagement to a diverse group of software engineers. We are looking for an individual with strong leadership skills who can attract, engage, and retain talent. As a functional supervisor, you will support and advocate for your software engineering staff through career planning, training, timely performance feedback, formal performance appraisals, program staffing, and application of Software Engineering process and best practices. This is a multi-faceted position where your management/supervisory duties will account for approximately 10-15% of your time and your software engineering program tasks will account for the remaining 85-90%. This is a hands-on technical/leadership role on a multi-disciplinary team.

The ability to travel occasionally domestically and/or internationally is required to support customer meetings and witness lab or aircraft testing.

In this role:

  • You are a functional supervisor for 10-15 software engineers
  • You will provide guidance, support, and coaching to your functional group through regular employee one-on-ones
  • You will work to cultivate a caring culture that promotes belonging, all-around well-being, and equity on your team by leading inclusively
  • You will attract, engage, and retain high potential employees to support the program area
  • You will support staffing for your group including interviewing candidates, assisting with hiring and staffing decisions, onboarding new team members, and facilitating employee program assignments
  • You will develop employee goals, monitor employee performance, provide performance feedback and support group compensation management
  • You will assist with employee coaching, training, and counseling
  • You will identify and develop critical skills that align with your employees’ interests and are required to meet program area business objectives
  • You will provide effective communication – flow down / flow up within your group and across the SDBC software engineering organization
  • You will promote and enforce company ethics policies
  • You will help drive performance for your group by supporting Program Managers, Project Engineering Managers (PEMs) / Chief Engineers, staffing and monitoring execution on projects, and helping to resolve technical and personnel issues
  • You will help ensure that programs follow company and program processes
  • You will contribute to continuous improvement activities to improve the software engineering organization and the company at large and ensure adoption within the organization
  • You will understand industry trends and best practices to ensure BAE Systems develops and maintains the capabilities required to provide technical discriminators
  • You will support new business activities including proposal development, task estimate development and task schedule developmen
  • You will be directly involved in the management of the programs you support.
* Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • US Citizenship with the ability to acquire a Secret clearance
  • Demonstrated Leadership Abilities
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills which facilitate working with others in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering or Engineering related discipline with 10+ years of experience after the date for the completion of your Bachelor’s degree, or 8+ years of experience after the date for the completion of your Master’s Degree
  • Software engineering background and leadership experience that includes leading small (< 6 people) to mid-sized (6 – 12 people) engineering teams
  • People management experience with proven performance management, mentoring, coaching, and communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to interface with senior internal personnel on significant community matters, often requiring coordination between organizations
  • Demonstrated experience exhibiting inclusive leadership behaviors to create and reinforce a psychologically safe team environment
  • Experience developing system requirements, designs, verification/validation of systems, and/or product integration
  • Experience with proposal development, task estimates, and project management processes
  • Software architecture, design, and development experience using C/C++ or Java

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Previous or current experience as a people manager
  • Successful engineering project management experience encompassing technical, cost, schedule and quality topics
  • Past experience developing and integrating software/hardware systems
  • Use of common lab equipment/good background in performing and documenting lab work
  • Ability to read wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions to assist in software/hardware debug, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $127900 - $217400

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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