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Full-Stack Engineering Manager
Chatsworth, CA

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Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.


A TS/SCI security clearance must be obtainable within 2 years of hire. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Full-Stack Software Manager. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. Successful candidates will execute managerial and software work assignements as a full-time telecommuter.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management

Performs software requirements analysis, system integration activities, leads research, designs, develops and tests software and tools, to include development of new work products or enhancing existing applications, systems or embedded productsPerforms technical planning, verification and validation of others work, cost and risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systemsPerforms analysis for all levels of total system product to include concept, design, architecture, user experience, test, installation, operation, maintenanceEnsures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into software solutions utilizing whatever development lifecycle techniques or model will yield the optimal results (Agile, Waterfall, etc.)

Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports Applies and champions the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of technical engineering productsParticipates as a Subject Matter Expert in internal review of software components and systemsReceives no appreciable instruction on day-to-day work

Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectivesDevelops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholdersLeads development of strategic projects or large tasks by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goalsLeads a group of engineers and technicians as assignedActively uncovers technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk mitigation plansDeals regularly with support functions outside project within the divisionRegular contact with section manager and some contact with upper level division management Works performed without appreciable direction Provides resolution to problems to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativityUnderstands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the project

Directly manages between 8 and 10 engineers

Travel may be requiredKNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Skilled at executing complex tasksEffectively encourages trades across technical, contract and program domains of project Capable of working on complex problems of diverse scope or situations or data that requires in-depth evaluation of variable factorsVery strong knowledge of the software development process as well as software engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesVery strong knowledge of software tools supporting Integrated Development Environments (IDE), version control, defect reporting and scriptingDetailed knowledge of other related engineering and support disciplinesVery strong ability to be creative, innovative and responsible, and able to master advanced decision-making skills Very strong ability to grasp and apply new information quicklyVery strong ability to handle significant responsibility, leadership and accountability while executing very complex assignments Very strong ability to be a team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments

Self-directed/ self-starting ability Excellent ability to lead, mentor, and motivate experienced technical staffExcellent ability to engage in continuous learning Works collaboratively with resources external to the functional or program teamResponsible for establishing and achieving operational objectives for a moderately complex function, program or program scopeExpected to integrate complex activitiesExcellent proficiency at all responsibilities associated with the positionExcellent ability to recruit, manage and retain peoplePREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

SOAP and RESTful Web Service design, implementation and automated orchestration (Workflow)Experience implementing Event Driven Programming concepts and patternsUnderstanding of Relational and NoSQL/MapReduce Database Concepts, specifically Oracle with Label Security (RLS) and Apache AccumuloStrong with Data Access Object (DAO) development patterns and Inversion of Control (IoC) concepts, specifically with Java and the Spring FrameworkExperienced with large scale system designs in UMLUI design and implementation, specifically with HTML, React.js or Adobe FlexDevOps implementation concepts in a Java environment using JIRA, Hudson/Jenkins, Maven, Tomcat and LinuxExperience with AWS technologies and API's a plusParticipation in development on large enterprise systems spanning a large, distributed development team

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

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

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