• Software Engineering Sr Manager- Embedded Avionics Software

    L3Harris Grand Rapids, MI 49507

    Job #2231332476

  • Description:

    Job Title: Software Engineering Sr Manager- Embedded Avionics Software

    Job ID: IMS~~~6

    Job Location: Phoenix, AZ, St. Petersburg FL, Grand Rapids, MI

    As a Software Engineering Sr Manager, you are in a dual-role manager position, involving both front-line management of a team of avionics software engineers and supporting performance of individual productive work of software engineers on a program. L3Harris is seeking a top-notch influencer, motivator, and leader who can grow a team of software engineers while advancing their own career in a management role and software engineering leader. This role will be interacting with other engineering functions on projects involving mechanical, electrical, and systems engineering in planning, designing, manufacturing, and testing of avionics Flight Displays, Transponders, Data Recorders, Air Data Systems, RF and Sensor-based systems. As a front-line engineering manager, the expectation is that a majority of the manager's time is spent providing direct software engineering support to programs and the remainder of their time on functional management including the career growth of direct reports.

    Essential Functions:

    • Supervises software engineering tasks for CAS Avionics development projects in a dynamic environment. This will include coordination with offshore engineers with our partner supplier.

    • Coordination with program, project and technical leads on resource management, assignments and execution of the project objectives

    • Reviews outputs and provides direction on process compliance aspects

    • Makes moderate to substantial improvements to processes, systems, and solutions. Plans and establishes goals and objectives for a team with direct impact on the short-term operational results for the department.

    • Provides input on hiring, firing, promotion, performance and/or compensation decisions for own organization.

    • Explains, interprets, and gains cooperation on policies, practices, and processes to others within the organization.


    • BS Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent fields required

    • 12 years of experience developing real time embedded software

    • Minimum of 2 years' experience in functional management

    • Minimum of 3 years' experience leading a technical team

    • Requires practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects, tactics, and employees within a team

    • Previous experience with DO-178 development is highly desired

    • Experience developing with C programming language a plus

    • Knowledge of engineering design standards for commercial aviation industry

    Preferred Additional Skills:

    • Related development experience with the following is a plus

    • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems such as Green Hills, VxWorks or CentOS.

    • Experience with C++, Python, Visual Basic, Pascal Linux

    • Experience with Configuration Management and Change Control Tools (such as Git, Bitbucket, ClearCase, ClearQuest)

    • Experience with Requirement Management tools such as DOORS

    • Experience with Agile software development lifecycle

    • Experience with DevOps concepts and implementations, especially with Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing aspects

    • Experience with Jenkins

    • Experience managing software engineers.

    • Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and team-working skills required

    • Action oriented, results driven, high energy, self-starter, innovative with new approaches to design work, influential with peers and demonstrate critical thinking skills to drive to root cause

    L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.