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Jacobs Software Engineering Group Manager in Severn, Maryland

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Your Impact:

As Software Group Manager, you will perform a pivotal role in the SPD engineering organization. Our team develops products that enable communication, data egress, and information exchange in challenging environments for U.S. intelligence and DoD organizations. These solutions rely on a software approach exemplifying innovation, speed and agility while also being supportable for persistence and extensible to new missions.

SPD is a rapidly growing division within the Rapid Solutions sector of Jacobs that is leading development of next generation communications systems. This division has a small company atmosphere where you can solve challenging problems, expand your abilities and advance your career.

Technical program contributions will be approximately 75% your time, ranging from leading software projects to developing software. Activities that you will perform include to capturing requirements, facilitating conceptualization and development and managing the production of software.

Beyond program efforts, as Software Group Manager you will oversee the software development strategy and processes for the division. Part of ensuring the software capabilities of the organization will include working with Program Managers to ensure adequate staffing and hiring additional personnel as needed. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring the team members are appropriately assigned to programs and progressing in their career.

Duties :

  • Lead “cradle-to-grave” development of software projects within the product portfolio.

  • Maintain project and/ or program management responsibilities for contracts.

  • Establish and maintain cost/schedule baselines and budgets based on requirements.

  • Facilitate and lead technical design reviews with SMEs.

  • Support customer driven QRC requirements and projects.

  • Develop whitepapers.

  • Contribute to proposal writing and pricing efforts.

  • Develop and maintain resource plans.

  • Work with division leadership to negotiate and meet resource requirements

  • Track, measure, report and communicate project/products costs, schedule performance issues and risks to leadership team.

  • Communicate with customers, external/internal stakeholders regarding product deliveries, materials returned for repair, and general product/financial related inquiries.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field with 10 years relevant experience, Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related field with 8 years relevant experience, or PhD in Computer Science or a related field with 6 years relevant experience.

  • Expertise in one or more of the following specialties:

  • Embedded bare-metal C/C++ development for microcontrollers (e.g. MSP430, STM32, ARM, MicroBlaze)

  • Embedded web services

  • Linux kernel/driver development

  • Windows application development

  • Software architecture

  • Embedded security

  • Mobile application development

Preferred :

  • 2+ years management experience.

  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.