Embedded C++ Software Engineer Lead

DBD Enterprises, LLC; a recruiting company - Rutherford, NJ


DBD Enterprises, LLC is a recruiting company and provides our clients with qualified candidates.

Our client is looking for a Embedded C++ Software Engineer Lead.

Embedded C++ Software Engineeri Lead

Job Description:

Responsibilities include providing leadership and guidance to a group of up to 12 Engineers in support of business objectives.

Key Accountabilities:

A Group Leader is required to perform the following department leadership tasks and activities:

  • Manpower planning and forecasting
  • Job and task assignments
  • Establishing group and individual objectives, and providing regular, constructive feedback
  • Employee Engagement
  • Staff development, training, and mentoring
  • Recruiting and retaining a high performing diverse workforce
  • Expense and capital budgeting / management
  • Safety and workplace environment management

The Group Leader will perform performance reviews of staff engineers and will be responsible for determining and justifying merit increases, grade level advancements, rewards, and for implementing individual improvement plans as required. An effective Group Leader will ensure regular communication with group members and management, resulting in an environment that fosters open dialog and high employee engagement.

In addition to the above responsibilities, the group leader will act in a task lead or technical lead role for critical programs within the division. This role encompasses Software leadership for the project, financial leadership for the project with budget and schedule responsibility within the department and significant customer technical interface.


BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or another related field

  • 9+ years leading teams of 5+ software engineers, managing their efforts including budget and scheduling of activities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Project
  • Experience developing Software components including operating systems, frameworks, drivers, applications and other computing system software
  • Experience in developing embedded software written in C++ or ADA
  • Knowledge of embedded processors and digital hardware is desired
  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance is required.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced degree is a plus
  • Ability to coach, mentor and build relationships
  • Self-starter; problem solver; customer focus
  • Knowledge of embedded processors and digital hardware is desired
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience in airborne electronic warfare domain is desired
  • High expectations for sustained excellence for self and team members
  • Active Secret Clearance strongly preferred

This is a full time position with salary from $125,000 to $160,000, depending upon experience, plus benefits starting on day one.

This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a SECRET security clearance in order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

DBD Enterprises provides recruiting services to our clients. We search and qualify candidates based upon our client's requirements and pass the candidates resumes along for consideration. We do not hire or retain candidates for this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $125,000.00 to $160,000.00 /year


  • Leadership: 9 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)