Manager, Software Engineering

Harris Corporation - Sunrise, FL3.6

Job Title – Manager, Software Engineering

Job Location – Sunrise, FL

Job Code – CS20180810-27923

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at

Job Description:
The Harris Communication Systems segment is seeking a highly motivated, team oriented Software Manager well versed in the design, development and validation of complex software defined radio based communications systems.

This individual will work in a team environment to manage the development of systems that require the design, implementation, and integration of embedded software and firmware solutions.

As a manager of the staff, the successful candidate will demonstrate initiative in the efficient development of complex systems throughout the product lifecycle – from requirements through integration and test. Additionally, this person must be highly skilled at working with geographically distributed development teams. The successful candidate will be expected to possess a thorough understanding of technical challenges including both the development methods as well as enforcing organizational processes to ensure quality. Experience with embedded C/C++ software development expected. Experience with government certification of engineering designs is also desired.

The responsibilities and duties of this position include but are not limited to:

Perform project planning, tracking and oversight activities in a CMMI Level 3 process oriented environment

Report project and organizational status to Division management

Management of the entire product implementation cycle including system/software requirements analysis, high level and detailed design, implementation, testing, integration, documentation, and government certification of embedded software and/or FPGA designs

Manage project execution to meet established budget, schedule, and scope constraints.

Manage staffing allocations against defined engineering resource demands.

Detailed understanding and knowledge of best practices for configuration management, design processes, software/FPGA design, code development and release to production.

Functional and project management of a small development group for the development of high assurance communications products in the tactical military radio and networking application domains

Project and program planning, including cost, schedule, and resource estimates.

Effective interpersonal skills, ability to convey technical and business matters in a clear and logical manner.

Ability to manage and make trade-offs between product recurring cost, budget, schedule and technical solution.

Work with product design, test, manufacturing, logistics engineering teams, product and program management and other groups, and external customers as needed to define and execute radio product development projects and deliver high-quality radio products.

Ensure the conversion of customer requirements, into total systems solutions that balance technical, schedule and cost constraints.

BSEE, BSCE, or BSCS degree required

Minimum of 15 years engineering experience with 5 years software project management experience required

Experience in performing project planning, tracking, and oversight activities for software development projects

Ability to work autonomously and with others to resolve issues

Ability to obtain US Government Secret Security Clearance

Effective interpersonal skills, ability to convey technical and business matters in a clear, logical manner

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Capability Maturity Model (CMM and CMMI) and standard software development processes

C, C++ and object-oriented design

Scheduling using Microsoft Project

Preferred Additional Skills:
Mentoring and directing the activities of small groups of engineers.

Experience/knowledge of Capability Maturity Model (CMM)/Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) systems and software development processes or other defined SW development process.

PMP certification or equivalent

Radio communications, video processing/encoding, and networking knowledge

Experience with DOORS or equivalent requirements management tools a plus

Military waveform experience

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Location: USA - FL - Sunrise

Activation Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Expiration Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

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