Software Design Eng Manager
Responsibilities/Qualification Position Summary We are searching for a candidate who has managed a software team that has taken a large prototype effort to release. This is a major software platform in C and Java that will migrate to formal release. Attention to detail and Documentation is required. Candidate Plans and leads the development and integration of systems and applications software. Manages life cycle systems and software engineering activities including design, systems engineering, development, integration, testing, training, security, and deployment. Candidate will interface with Alion management, customer team, and direct reports. Duties and Responsibilities Develops, coordinates, and directs a number of projects of considerable scope and complexity to ensure that requirements are fully met. Participates in the establishment of software development lifecycle management methodologies and ensuring their application and utilization. Participates in all project management processes, to include resource planning and integration with the broader program team. Tracks, monitors, and reports on program status, progress, and performance against budgets. May enforce adherence to CMMI processes. Presents technical briefings, documentation, reports, technical papers, memoranda, and other papers to senior management, peer groups, project teams, and sponsors. Participates in or conducts project reviews and negotiations with project sponsor. Monitors budgets for variances between actual expenses and planned expenses. Coordinates activities with other sections and departments to optimize the use of staff and facilities. Maintains a positive working relationship and liaison with customers, clients, and outside monitoring or inspecting authorities. Supports business development activities as required. Responsible for the hiring, training, and development of staff. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related discipline plus 5 to 7 years of supervisory/management experience. We are searching for a candidate who has managed a software team that has taken a large prototype effort to release. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology. Strong verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures used in software and systems development. Knowledge of software development tools and programming languages. A secret security clearance is required. Diversity Statement Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information US Citizenship Required.