General Dynamics Land Systems Software Area Manager Displays in Sterling Heights, Michigan
About the Role: This role is responsible for managing all of the activities and personnel involved in our Software Engineering area. This includes the Displays and Graphical User Interface.
This role is sign on bonus eligible. Company Information General Dynamics is a successful Fortune 100, global aerospace and defense company, with over 90,000 employees world-wide. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness. Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment. On-site presence: Hybrid - Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 80% What We Offer: Starting your career or you are an experience professional, we offer a Total Rewards package that is Impactful and built for you. Healthcare including medical, dental, vision, HSA and Flex Spending competitive base pay, incentive pay that rewards individual and team performance, and comprehensive benefits. 401k Match (6%) Educational Assistance 9-80 Work Schedule (This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.) On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment Onsite Cafeteria, remodeled with new equipment Fitness Center, and Outdoor fitness track Responsibilities/ Assignments This role is responsible for providing leadership and technical direction to our software display engineers that develop and deliver high quality work that goes into our combat vehicles. Leads the product development and integration activities for the displays area. Ensures that the software is designed and developed using industry standard methods along with ensuring the code quality, performance stability and security measures. Provides guidance on the hardware requirements and specifications of the design descriptions per the customer's specs. Ensures that the SAR (Special Access Requirements), Military Standards (DoD) and CDRL (Contract Data Requirements List) are followed and in compliance. Manages section budgets and timeframe schedules to ensure deliverables are met, on time and within budgeted costs. Is responsible for the coordination and assignment of tasks for the area display software engineers aligning duties with experience level and skill sets. Ensures that all of the software tools and training for staff is met. Reviews manpower demands and ensures accuracy and staffing commitments are met. Will conduct interviews, hire and mentor new employees ensuring the technically competency is successful in order to execute projects. Performs quarterly and yearly performance reviews of personnel and conducts staff meetings. Creates an environment of teamwork and inter-group coordination amongst staff. Will address personnel issues as required in accordance with the GDLS Code of Ethics. Supports the program leads in achieving team commitments when needed. Develops and tracks department metrics. Involvement and input with proposals for customers along with presentations when needed. Participates in technical and program reviews regarding vehicles and software. May be involved with ISO and CMMI audits and certifications along with following department and GDLS processes. This Role also has People Leader Responsibilities: Reviews manpower demands and ensures accuracy and staffing commitments are met. Will condu